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Nurse - RN - Medical Services - Plant SI(Chickamauga, GA) - 1st Shift

Shaw Industries, Inc. - Chickamauga, GA


Position Overview:This first shift Occupational Health Nurse is a licensed professional possessing a current RN license in Georgia.  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 northwest Georgia 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. 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.Responsibilities:Essential duties include post-offer drug screens, Health and Wellness initiatives, Case Management of Workers’ Compensation, coordinate health surveillance (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:
Execute action plan
Initiate action
Demonstrate good judgement and decisions
Deliver compelling communications.

Job Requirements
Position Requirements:
RN with a current license to practice nursing in the State of Georgia.
Occupational Health experience strongly preferred or 3-4 years experience in acute care or hospital setting, preferably with 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 Google, 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 ability to be part of the on-call rotation with other RNs in the area for all off shift needs.  

11 days

Shaw Industries, Inc.

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Nurse - RN - Medical Services - Plant SI(Chickamauga, GA) - 1st Shift Shaw Industries, Inc. - Chickamauga, GA, United States

   

Location: Chickamauga, GA

Company Profile:
Shaw got its start in 1946 as Star Dye Company, a small business that dyed tufted scatter rugs. The events that transformed the company into the world's largest carpet manufacturer are too numerous to write or even fully know. But the philosophy guiding those events meeting customers, determine their needs, and supplying those needs hasn't changed much through the years.