FSM - Industrial Nurse 2nd shift

at O.K. Foods, Inc. in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Over the past 80 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world's largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company's core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high-quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.

Bachoco OK Foods is seeking an Industrial Nurse for our Fort Smith plant operations.

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Immediate vacation upon hire

Honor poultry industry tenure


Summary: This Nurse will be responsible for the Nurse's Station to attend to and follow up on occupational injuries and illnesses and provide emergency medical assistance as needed. Provides preventive treatment as needed to plant workers.

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 1:00p - 9:00p

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides immediate medical attention for any serious injuries.

Provides medical attention for minor injuries.

Provides preventive treatment such as wrapping wrists, paraffin wax treatment, etc.

Performs post-employment physicals.

Follows-up on light duty personnel to ensure that doctor's orders are being followed.

Initiates accident reports and forwards to the proper personnel.

Fills out paperwork and reports as needed. Files paperwork as needed or directed.

Performs non-DOT drug and alcohol testing following Company policy.

Assists the Safety Department during the annual hearing testing and in the follow up to the testing.

Documents all medical procedures in the Nurse's notes.

Monitors AED status; performs periodic tests and reports results to Safety Director.

Inventories and/or orders supplies as assigned.

Opens band-aids as needed.

Keeps Nurse's Station clean and neat.

Helps enforce food safety measures such as SQF including GMPs.

Maintains an excellent attendance record. Notifies the Nurse Supervisor as soon as possible of any absences. Checks with other facility Nurses to fill in for absences.

On call as needed. When on call: answers phone, stays within one hour's travel of the assigned Nurse's Station, and responds when called.

Performs other duties as required.

This is a safety sensitive position.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensed as an LPN or EMT.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Human Resource systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: LPN or EMT. Must have a valid driver's license and must qualify for the company driving program. Must pass a company background check.

Other Skills and Abilities: Must be able to communicate with the Medical Director's staff, temporary staffing agencies, OK Management and OK Employees.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 3069716

Posted On: Sep 27, 2021

Updated On: Sep 30, 2021