Nurse LPN
ConAgra Foods - Hermiston, OR

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The Nurse LPN shall comply with Occupational Health Services policies and procedures and provide team member occupational health services including: injury and illness prevention, health promotion, and health maintenance within scope of practice/licensure. Observes and maintains record on patient care, condition, reactions and progress. Will assist with the development of preventive health care programs. Will help support all safety programs at the plant location, including participating with the Central Safety Committee.

Position Responsibilities
•Maintain and adhere to the Occupational Health Services Policy and Medical Evaluation Guidelines
•Participate in the Nursing Process
•Perform occupational health services in the provision of supportive or restorative care under the supervision of physician standing orders
•Provide emergency care/stabilization for injured/ill team members and secure appropriate transportation as required
•Provide first aid treatment for injuries and illnesses
•Provide nursing care for occupational and non-occupational conditions based upon the Medical Evaluation Guidelines
•Make referrals to outside health care agencies as needed for non-work related injuries/illnesses and make referrals as identified in the Medical Evaluation Guidelines as needed
•Administer over-the-counter and prescription medications as ordered according to Standing Medication Orders and as ordered by a physician
•Schedule and/or perform assessments and testing according to company policy, including but not limited to, health assessments for post-hire, injury/illness, respirator/HazMat surveillance, drug and alcohol testing, and audiometric testing
•Collaborate with other health, safety, production and human resources team members in a comprehensive approach to team member health
•Communicate information regarding work-related injuries and illnesses to the Medical Case Manager and Third Party Administrator (TPA) as necessary
•Assist with maintenance and documentation of workers’ compensation cases
•Conduct plant walk-throughs to ensure team-member and team-leader compliance with prescribed modified/restricted duty job requirements
•Maintain occupational health services records and reporting systems according to OSHA, State, company, and legal requirements. Records maintained include but are not limited to: post-hire assessments, team member health records, OSHA records, audiometric testing, and individual health surveillance records
•Maintain confidentiality of team member health records according to company policy
•Assist with team member health & wellness promotion, education and training programs
•Participate in continued professional development and research activities for the improvement of occupational health services
•Maintain legal requirements for practice in accordance with State Nurse Practice Act and submit license renewal to RN Supervisor as necessary
•Assume self-responsibility and accountability for professional growth and development
•Complete continuing education programs relative to maintain occupational health certification
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Safety Manager
Position Qualifications
Minimum academic preparation includes completion of licensed practical accredited school of nursing program and current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in state of employment required
•Experience in the performance of nursing skills relative to Occupational Health Nursing preferred
•Current CPR/First Aid instructor certification preferred
•Communication, problem-solving and organizational skills desired
•Basic computer skills required

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ConAgra Foods fills the refrigerators, freezers, and pantries of most households. The company produces name-brand packaged and frozen...