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Tyson Foods, Inc.

Mgr Medical Case

Tyson Foods, Inc. - Waterloo, IA

SUMMARY: This position will collaborate and act as a liaison between injured team members, plant management, medical providers and corporate workers' compensation to ensure that all necessary information and questions are timely addressed.The position will also ensure injured or ill team members are timely returned to their optimum level of function within the shortest time possible and be responsible for the following functions: maintain a close working relationship with plant health services, human resources, and operations management; develop individual medical case management plans for injured team members; maintain close relationship with local medical providers who treat injured team members; maintain relationships with injured team members through return to permanent placement or settlement of case (if permanent placement available); initiate permanent place process once permanent medical restrictions are assigned, and act as company liaison to explain benefits provided through workers' compensation. Detailed duties and objectives will be discussed at the time of interview as well as expected standards of performance.REQUIREMENTS: Education: Minimum academic preparations include: completion in an accredited registered school of nursing program or certification in an accredited vocational rehabilitation field.Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience in Occupational Health Nursing. Knowledge of state workers'compensation regulations.Computer Skills: Basic computer skills.Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong people skills; must be capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management, as well as government officials.Skills: Commission of Case Management Certification (CCMC-CCM) or American Board of Occupational Health Nursing (ABOHN-Cm) certification or Occupational Health Nurse (COHN or COHN-S) preferred. Must complete two continuing education programs per year relative to occupational health nursing.Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit, stand and walk during time on duty. May be subject to blood borne pathogens and other infections illness and occasional hazardous materials; physically able to respond timely to emergency situations at the facility.Supervisory: None Travel: Minimum of 1-3 trips per year outside of assigned location as well as frequent travel locally to meet with medical providers as well as regular visits to team members due to in or outpatient hospital stays. ,,

Job Requirements
Resume required.Internal applicantsDisciplines within the most recent 12 months from application date will be reviewed. Team member will not be considered if they have any one of the following disciplines on record: Failure to get along with co-workers at any stage; Safety violation at written warning suspension stage; Work (job) performance at written warning suspension stage.An applicant will NOT be considered for this position if there are currently (from application date) MORE THAN 5.5 points of absenteeism on their record Preference given to internal qualified candidates currently employed at this facility followed by candidates from other Tyson facilities and then Externals.

6 days 12 hours ago

Tyson Foods, Inc.


Mgr Medical Case Tyson Foods, Inc. - Waterloo, IA, United States


Location: Waterloo, IA

Company Profile:
Tyson Foods, Inc., founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. The company produces a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and foodservice markets it serves. Tyson provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 90 countries. The company has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.