NURSE - LPN 2nd Shift

Occupational Health Elberton, Georgia


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

SUMMARY The licensed practical nurse is responsible for direct nursing care of employees of ConAgra Poultry Company under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or a physician.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Provide direct nursing care for employees of facility/complex according to medical directives and within the scope of practice and regulations of the State Nurse Practice Act. Provide compassionate, quality care to the employees. Adhere to all state and federal regulations including OSHA, Workers' Compensation, etc. Notify registered nurse of any pertinent physical and/or emotional changes in symptoms employee presents. Adhere to health management protocols as directed. Participate in health and safety teaching of employees. Assist with transportation of employees in emergency situations. Establish and maintain a good working relationship with workers to establish confidence and cooperation in health care provided. Establish and maintain good working relationships with departmental staff, complex management, supervisory staff, local healthcare providers, and third party workers' compensation insurance administrator. Include health and safety education in all areas of worker involvement. Frequently visit process lines and areas of the facility to observe employees for ergonomically correct working positions and potential hazardous conditions. Assist managers and supervisors in identifying appropriate alternate or transitional duty job tasks, which meet employees' abilities and medical restrictions. Daily observe employees on alternate or transitional duty at their work stations while doing their restricted job tasks. Acquire and maintain knowledge of poultry industry technology in relationship to health and safety. Conduct all functions within scope of quality care and utilization of cost containment measures. Maintain accurate recordkeeping according to OSHA regulations and ConAgra Poultry Company policies. Conduct Worker Involvement Surveys in accordance with ConAgra Poultry Company policies. Conduct Worker Involvement Surveys in accordance with ConAgra Poultry Company's ergonomic process. Provide appropriate documentation of all care provided in a manner that meets legal requirements and insures continuity of care and confidentiality. Comply with all requirements of Blood borne Pathogen standard and company policy. Assist in planning and implementation of health promotion activities for employee population. Participate in training programs as recommended and/or required. Promote the development of an appropriate image of the company's commitment for the protection of worker health. Conduct any additional work task assignments in a professional and effective manner.

 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 A degree in Practical Nurse from two-year college or technical school. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. 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 apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Current license by the State Board of Nurse Examiners to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the state. Completed a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Course within the previous year.

 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. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

 

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.