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Health and Safety Technician (2nd Shift)

Company: Campbell Soup
Location: Maxton
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

The Health and Safety Technician in the occupational health environment will provide comprehensive health, wellness and safety services to the employee population in accordance with all applicable company policies, government regulations, practice standards and best practice guidelines.  In all areas of practice, the Health and Safety Technician will act as an advocate for both employee and company to encourage the attainment of optimal health and well-being within the corporation.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Performs initial treatment and appropriate referral of occupational and emergent non-occupational injuries/illness according to established protocols and guidelines.
  • Complies with the policies of the occupational medical program consistent with the company's general policies concerning health services.
  • Provides case management and follows the prescribed plan of action for Worker's Compensation cases.  Interacts with on-site and community physicians, nurses,  physical therapists and other health care providers to promote employee health and wellness in the case management process.
  • Conducts Forklift Physicals for Campbell Soup employees and contractors
  • Maintains open communication with plant leadership to ensure that injured workers who have transitional duty assignments follow their restrictions to promote optimal healing.
  • Completes OSHA mandated medical surveillance as assigned, including but not limited to:  PPE, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hearing Conservation, Ergonomic and Respiratory Protection education and surveillance.
  • Supports onsite safety initiatives such as participating in inspections/audits and promotes safety activities.  Assists in the investigation of injuries and forklift accidents.
  • Supports the plant's drug and alcohol testing program by completing required pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, random and follow-up tests in a timely manner.
  • Assists with the development, implementation, and evaluation of employee health risk reduction and wellness programs such as health education, accident prevention, fitness enhancement, nutrition, alcohol/drug abuse education, smoking cessation and weight control.
  • Directs employees to appropriate Campbell Soup Company resources, such as the Employee Assistance Program and Medical Decision Support.
  • Performs drug testing for new Campbell Soup employees and schedules pre-employment physicals and fitness for duty test
  • Participates in the plant Emergency Response Team.
  • Maintains all required professional certifications.
  • Updates Kronos in regards for Time and Attendance. 

Job Complexity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards and sustains positive employee relations by inspiring trust, providing professional medical treatment and counsel, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and multitask while performing the duties of the Health Center, including patient care, regulatory/policy adherence.
  • Uses knowledge of Worker's Compensation regulations and communication with Travelers to assist with case management and the return to work process to ensure employee understanding and compliance, reduce recovery time, improve the employee's recovery and return to work outcome.
  • Utilizes medical skills to manage stressful situations through effective communication, accurate assessment, and the provision/recommendation of appropriate care.

Job Specifications

  • Minimum education required: High School Diploma
  • Years of relevant experience required:  One to two years of related experience, such as practice as working with an Emergency Medical Service, Health Care setting or Occupational Health setting.

Knowledge, skills and abilities preferred 

  • CPR/First/AED certification
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Sound judgment and ability to manage crisis situations
  • Computer proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft and Kronos
  • Knowledge of state Worker's Compensation law, OSHA Regulations and other occupational health regulations strongly preferred
  • Certification in Breath Alcohol Testing, Urine Drug Screen Collection and Hearing Conservation
  • Second shift (3PM - 11:30PM) with weekend work required

Working Conditions

  • Clean and orderly medical office setting.
  • Exposure to a production environment (noise, heat, and moving machinery).

ACR

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup, Fayetteville , Health and Safety Technician (2nd Shift), Other , Maxton, North Carolina

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