Perdue Farms, Inc. Staff Nurse - LPN (Night Shift) in Milford, Delaware
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
The overall purpose of the Staff Nurse LPN is to administer necessary medical care to associates and others as required or assigned within the scope of nursing practice under the supervision of the nursing supervisor. This person will also complete physical assessment sheets and review medical history, record work related issues and report OSHA recordable and workers’ compensation cases to the nursing supervisor and assist with medical cost management.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Administer medical care for work or non-work related injury or illness by giving first aid treatment following appropriate algorithm, or other medical directive or accepted nursing standards; sending to physician or health care facility as appropriate; documenting information; entering data into PeopleSoft and OHM; completing necessary forms, and informing nursing supervisor.
Perform physicals after reviewing history information with associate; complete information on physical form, and other forms as appropriate. Complete termination files; assist with drug screens, TB skin testing, wellness programs, etc. as assigned by nursing supervisor.
Assist with medical cost management by early intervention in care of associates with constant follow up; order medical supplies as needed.
Assist with administration of medical LOAs under the direction of Nurse/ Wellness Center Supervisor to reduce time away from work, processing of physician’s notes.
Assist staff with systems for health improvement of associates at the facility, i.e. participation in and support with HIP
Other duties as assigned.
- Successful completion of an approved practical nursing program, college program or Associates degree in a related field
5-6 years related work experience
Current LPN license in state of practice
Current certification in CPR in good standing
Good verbal and written communication skills
This person must be able to see, touch, smell and record findings in writing. Although the majority of work is done in an office/clinic environment, there is also exposure to variable inter-facility and external environmental conditions, such as: noise levels, changes in temperature, humidity, etc. This person must have ability to move throughout the processing plant and the surrounding environments as well as wear PPE as required.
- Bilingual in either Spanish or Creole highly preferred
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Work activity is in an office and in a plant. (May be an open-partitioned, cubicle environment.).
Position requires a good bit of walking around, moving to other offices or buildings and through the plant.
May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.
May need to access files, supplies and equipment. When in a plant environment:
Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.
May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.
May be exposed to all chemicals found in poultry, food and processing plant.
Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.