Shaw Industries Inc Nurse (RN) - Occupational Health - Aiken, SC in Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Nurse (RN) - Occupational Health - Aiken, SC

Position Overview

This first shift Occupational Health Nurse is a licensed professional possessing a current RN license in South Carolina.. This individual is responsible for providing the on-site promotion and restoration of health, prevention of illness and injury and protection from work-related and environmental hazards. This position includes providing appropriate employee care within the scope of the state's nurse practice act. This position will provide nursing services to manufacturing plant(s) located in Aiken, SC as part of a nursing team. To provide health appropriate evaluations and treatment for work and non-work related injuries or illnesses. This position also handles case management strategies for work-related injuries/ illnesses. Use of an approved employee health record keeping system and compliance with regulatory requirements to maintain confidentiality of personal health information are required. Participate and coordinate pre-placement or post-employment health assessments. This position aids in the coordination of medical claims adjusters, medical personnel, workers compensation, and FMLA. This position also coordinates and implements a wellness program that includes approved strategies for management of defined disease management programs. The Occupational Health Nurse will become part of an on-call nursing rotation for the area.

Position Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include Health and Wellness initiatives, Case Management of Workers’ Compensation, coordinate health surveillance (post-employment physicals, hearing conservation, vision screening, etc.), maintenance of employee medical files in accordance with records retention and medical confidentiality, and communication with plant management consistently at all locations.

Competencies:

  • Building Trusting Relationships

  • Ability to Adapt and Change

  • Demonstrate Good Judgement

  • Make Effective Decisions Requirements:

Position Requirments

RN with a current license to practice nursing in the State of South Carolina. Occupational Health experience strongly preferred or 3-4 years experience in acute care or hospital setting, preferably with a medical/surgical background. Individuals must be tobacco-free as they are involved in health and wellness initiatives. Current CPR certification required.

Preferred Skills:

The nurse must be able to work with confidential matters and be able to read, write, and interpret information. The nurse must have good knowledge of computer operation and software including Microsoft Word and Excel, email and filing. This is a flexible position, but business hours will be primarily 8-hour first shift. It does require the ability to be part of the on-call rotation with other RNs in the area for all off-shift needs. The ability to speak, read and write Spanish is preferred at some locations.

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries is more than a flooring company - we are 20,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. Our ability to supply products and services to residential and commercial markets worldwide depends on a constant look ahead. Through leadership and skills training, opportunities across multiple career paths, and a collaborative team environment, we are preparing our associates for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with $5 billion in sales and representation throughout the US as well as in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

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