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Perdue Farms, Inc. Support Level 2 - Wellness LPN in Salisbury, Maryland

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its 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.


Under the supervision of the Wellness Center Supervisor or Regional Nurse Manager, administers necessary medical care to associates or referral as necessary or assigned within the scope of nursing practice. Assists with medical cost management.

Schedule: 7a - 3:30pm with after hour call and travel required

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administers medical care for work or non-work-related injury or illness by giving first aid treatment, following appropriate Occupational Health Nursing Guidelines, algorithms, medical directives, referring cases to physicians or advanced practice nurse as needed. The LPN may obtain health care history information and may perform specific assessments or screening activities, such as mental health status, suicidal risk, cognitive screening, substance use screening, oral health screening, growth and developmental screening, or nutritional assessments, depending on scope of license within the applicable state.

  • Assists with drug screens, wellness programs, etc., and other tasks as assigned by Regional Nurse Manager, Wellness Center Supervisor or Staff RN.

  • Complete electronic recordkeeping for associates, document interactions and care. Data entry as appropriate.

  • Support function of wellness center that is consistent with company policies, to include injury/illness medical treatment, clinic appointments (at Wellness Centers), ordering supplies, etc.

  • Assists staff with systems for health improvement of associates at the facility, i.e., participation in and support with HIP.

Minimum Education

Experience Requirements

  • Successful completion of an approved practical nursing program. Current LPN license in state of practice. Current certification in CPR in good standing. Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • All healthcare staff must adhere to the company immunization policy; provide proof of training, certifications and/or license.

Experience Preferred

Phlebotomy skills and Bilingual a plus.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to see, touch, smell & record findings in writing or electronically.

  • Have ability to respond as needed to medical emergencies in all areas of the complex.

  • Majority of work in office or clinic setting, as well as inter-facility & external environmental conditions (e.g. noise levels, changes in temperature, humidity, etc.

  • Must have ability to move throughout the processing plant & surrounding environments of the off-site facilities, such as feedmills, hatcheries, etc

  • Must wear PPE as required.

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.