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Nurse (LPN) - 2nd Shift

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Clinton
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:Competitive PayEligible for Overtime PayEarn an additional $1.00/hour for 2nd and 3rd shift positions!*Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreEducation benefit available to full and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment.*Program eligibilities applyIn addition, we offer opportunities for career growth, professional development, and tuition assistance. Assists in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health maintenance and health education programs in the plant. Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of employees. Prepares and maintains patient clinical records. Assists in evaluating occupational health and safety efforts and recommends changes.
Participates in continuing education to update knowledge of occupational health and safety, including legal regulations applicable to health and safety. Maintains OSHA reporting requirements, tracking of all on the job injuries and maintains a working relationship with the insurance carrier for Worker's Compensation. Core ResponsibilitiesWorker's Compensation Assists in the administration of Worker's Compensation.Initiates and follows up on workers compensation claims, documents treatment plan.Serves as liaison with insurance carrier, health provider, and company.Understands workers compensation law to be prepared to participate in workers compensation hearings and mediations.Employee Illness and Injury Treatment Assesses employee illness and injuries and administers appropriate initial and follow up treatment.Makes medical referrals, as needed.Provides and participates in employee health promotion activities.Treatment Follow Up and Employee Health Records Documents treatment, initiates accident investigation reports, establishes and maintains employee health records.Employee Health Assessment Completes the pre-placement screening process to include review of health history.Completes physical assessments and hearing tests.Administers Return to Work physicals. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions . Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure from the accrediting State government agency in the State of practice, or licensure from an accrediting State government agency in a State that reciprocates licensure through a multi-state compact.Current certification in First Aid, CPR and AED. Instructor certification desirable.Working knowledge of state workers compensation law.Background in trauma nursing, Emergency Room, or critical care area, preferred.Bilingual, preferred.Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook.Strong written and oral communication skills.Good decision maker and ability to perform in stressful situations.Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.Work Environment & Physical Demands The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the production plant.
The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.Frequently required to sit, stand, kneel, squat, bend, twist, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.INDSPR Safety Nursing EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$21.39 - $32.03

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Fayetteville , Nurse (LPN) - 2nd Shift, Healthcare , Clinton, North Carolina

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