Occupational Health Louisville, Kentucky


Position at JBS USA Food Company



Location:   Louisville

Job title:   Occupational Health Manager

Reports to: Safety/Health Manager


Nonexempt Hourly Rate:                     (if applicable)


Type of position:







1st Shift


Flexible as needed

General Description:


As a RN or LPN currently licensed to practice in the state of employment, Manages Occupational Health activities and is responsible for direct care of Partners according to medical directives, policies/procedures and physician standing orders within the scope of practice and regulation of the State Nurse Practice Act. Directs, administers, supervises, and evaluates site occupational health service department with professional expertise and administrative leadership. Participates in appropriate meetings and committees.  Provide information and act as the Company liaison to explain benefits provided through Workers’ Compensation. Maintain close working relationship with plant Health Services, Safety, Human Resources, Operations, and Corporate Risk Management. Develop individual medical case management plans for injured employees. Coordinate the exchange of information among the Health Services staff, the HR staff and the TPA to avoid errors and/or delays in claims submission/payment. Lead monthly claim reviews of all open cases with a focus on return to work and claim closure/resolution. Communicate loss experience and data analysis to Health Services, Safety and Risk Management to report on a weekly basis. Make appropriate recommendations on return to work, settlement or other case closure opportunities. Initiate permanent placement process once permanent restrictions are assigned. Maintain accurate workers’ compensation records and reports to comply with federal and state record keeping requirements. Attend doctor appointments when necessary.


Required skills:

  • Prior Management Experience.
  • Prior work experience in health related occupation.
  • Good Communication skills both Internal & External


Education Requirements (if applicable)

  • Typically requires a minimum of 1 Year Experience for LPN or RN
  • Current LPN or RN license in state of employment.
  • Must obtain certification In urine drug screen and breath alcohol collections.
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED certificate required.

Approved byStacey Freiberg

Title:   Human Resources

Posting Date:  11/23/2020