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Perdue Farms, Inc. Regional Nurse Manager in Monterey, Tennessee

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.

Summary

Under guidance from Corporate Medical Management, and in addition to responsibilities as Wellness Center Nursing Supervisor at home facility, monitors, directs, administers, and maintains policies and procedures in assigned regional area.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Manages Wellness Center staff and function to ensure quality nursing practice, patient interaction and treatment, and control costs through strategic, tactical planning and growth at home facility. Develops and monitors budgets of Occupational Health and Workers’ Compensation in area of practice.

Administers and maintains Occupational Health programs consistent with Company policies and procedures to include federal and state recordkeeping related to OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, post-offer physicals, integrated disability management, etc. as established by customer supplier agreements. Collaborates with management and the Occupational Health staff at each location in assigned region to carry out objectives of Occupational Health programs.

Determines staffing requirements in assigned area and participates in recruitment, selection and training. Develops and promotes opportunities for professional development and continuing education of staff.

Oversees the quality assurance component of the Occupational Health and Workers’ Compensation departments through audit process. Conducts coaching sessions and provides performance appraisals for Nursing Supervisors with input from HR, Operations and Corporate Medical Department.

Establishes and maintains systems to improve health of associates and dependents through direct provision of medical care efficiently and appropriately delivered, e.g. HIP (Health Improvement Program), health and wellness programs, annual health fairs, etc.

Minimum Education

Bachelors degree or graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

Experience Requirements

5 plus years related experience. RN required. Current, active, unrestricted license for professional nursing in the state of practice. Certification in and/or experience with Occupational Health nursing and/or case management, or medical office management. Must be able to travel to other Company facilities.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. 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 used in poultry, food, processing facility.

Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. May need to climb ladders.

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.

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