Occupational Health Moorefield, West Virginia


Position Description: 





Position Description


Position Title:

Occupational Health Nurse Evening Shift



Reports to:

Occupational Health Manager


Occupational Health/ Safety


Updated 8/24/18


Moorefield Prepared Foods

FLSA Status:

Salaried Non Exempt

Pay Grade:

Salaried Non Exempt





Position Summary:   In two - four sentences, what are the end results or purpose of this job?

This position reports to the Occupational Health Manager and assists by providing appropriate, compassionate, quality care to Partners for both occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries and documenting all care provided in a professional and effective manner via company and state protocols. This position is may be utilized to cover Day or Evening shift and may be needed from time to time on weekends when the plant runs production.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities: List from most important to least important


Duties include, but are not limited to:


Primary duty is to provide routine and emergency medical care to partners at the workplace according to WV Scope of Practice.


Adheres to health management protocols, medical directives, policies and procedures, and physician standing orders according to WV scope of practice while following guidelines indicated by Occupational Health Manual.


Conducts tasks in a professional and effective manner and within legal, ethical, and moral standards of care.


Adheres to HIPAA compliance of confidentiality of Partner's personal health information


Establishes and maintains good working relationships with employees


Adheres to all state and federal regulations including OSHA, Worker's Compensation, etc.


Works closely with TPA and area medical community in dealing with WV Workers Compensation claims


Reports all Lost Time and Recordable injuries to Safety Manager and OHM

Knows location of medical equipment and manuals and will perform checks and calibrations of equipment as scheduled


Must obtain certification in urine drug screen and breath alcohol collections.


Performs Pre-Employment,   Reasonable Suspicion & DOT and Non- DOT drug and alcohol testing using appropriate forms


Performs Post Offer medical assessments with use of supporting forms


Accesses Internet & use of PPC programs Share point & Risk Partner


Participates in health and safety teaching of annual Blood borne Pathogen training and monthly inservices and training as required by OHM & PPC


Notifies Occupational Health Manager of any pertinent physical and emotional changes of symptoms presented by Partners


Keeps department clean and orderly.


Puts away med supply orders and re-stock supplies as needed




Supervisory Elements: Quantify and describe briefly (direct, hire, terminate, appraise, recommend, etc)

There are no supervisory duties associated with this job.


Decision Making Authority: Describe with examples and estimate of frequency


Partners must continually make the decision to follow instructions of the Occupational Health Manager and Safety Manager to perform all job assignments within designated guidelines.


The person performing this task provides medical/first aid care within WV Scope of Practice


Customer Focus:

List principal contacts/customers

Internal:  Partners must be able to work in a cooperative manner all employees, physicians, Ambulance Personnel, Third Party Administrators, Corporate Health and Safety Personnel.. 

                                                                                     External:  Third Party Administrators, Physicians, and must maintain strict confidence concerning all job activity.                                                                                                        






Difficulty of Duties: 

Responsibility for Confidential Information:   Must keep all health information confidential in accordance with Company Policy and HIPPA Guidelines

Education    Must maintain current WV Practical Nurse License

Work Experience:  

Technical Skills:  Must possess the ability to read and understand protocol of the Occupational Health and Safety function. Must be efficient in the use of medical equipment, manuals, and calibration of equipment as needed.  Must be certified and efficient in the performing urine drug screenings and breath alcohol collections. Must have computer skills including spreadsheets, word processing, Sharepoint, PPC programs and Internet. Must understand WV Worker’s Compensation requirements. Must understand OSHA requirements including, but not limited to Blood Borne Pathogens, Ergonomics, types of injuries, etc.

Language Skills:  Must possess the ability to communicate respectfully with all partners, members of the medical community and all health organizations..

Math Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide as needed.

Reasoning Ability:  See list below:

      Must possess the technical knowledge to determine medical protocol.

      Must work in a respectful and cooperative manner with all partners and members of the medical community.

      Must possess the ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

      Must possess the ability to follow all medical protocol and policies defined in the Occupational Health Office..

      Must possess the ability to suspect drug or alcohol impairments.


Integral Knowledge & Skills:

Qualifications to perform full job at acceptable level

Position Description: 



How normally acquired? 


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Anticipated Work Schedule:


Normal work week: 5 days (varies)

May require availability outside of normal business hours


Typical hours per week:  40 (more or less as needed)


Overtime: As needed


weekends: As Needed


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 guidelines are followed within our facility. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are available to all team members and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.





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