Evonik Degussa Corporation (EDC) is one of the leading specialty chemical companies in North America. With about 4000 employees in North America, the company has 57 locations in North America -- 33 manufacturing sites and 24 offices / labs / warehouses / distribution centers. Of the corporation's 33 manufacturing sites, 28 are in the United States and five are in Canada.
Evonik Degussa Corporation is part of Evonik Industries, an international industrial group with a workforce of over 43,000 and activities in more than 100 countries all over the world. Evonik Degussa Corporation demonstrates its strong commitment to hiring and retaining diverse, well qualified employees by offering a comprehensive yet competitive flexible benefits program, including pension, health care, 401(k) and flexible spending programs.
This position is responsible for providing expertise in the administration of all aspects of the established occupational health program for the purpose of promoting a well-planned and cost effective health program.
The incumbent is responsible for providing rotating shift (24 hr/day, 365 days/yr.) medical coverage for all employees at the Mobile facility. The health program includes:
The health program includes administering and interpreting health surveillance testing, implementing emergency and general nursing care based upon assessments and nursing diagnoses determined by the incumbent’s skills and experience, performing case management of employees on medical leave to assess and facilitate their return to work, providing health education topics as outlined and providing medical information to management on employee health matters.
Other specific responsibilities are:
Performing nursing assessments and implementing care on all Mobile site employees based upon current medical standards established in the Alabama Code of Nursing and Evonik Degussa Medical protocols for the purpose of determining the scope of the occupational health promotion and health screening programs for employees. Accountable for being trained and prepared to respond to medical and chemical emergencies for approximately 1000 employees and contractors in an area which encompasses approximately 23 different chemical production processes.
This position requires a Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Alabama with a minimum of 5 years experience of nursing experience with 3-5 years experience in critical care or emergency room nursing and must possess the demonstrated ability to perform in an autonomous manner and make independent assessments utilizing this judgment. A candidate with a BSN is preferred. The incumbent must also maintain certifications required to practice in the field of OHN at Evonik Degussa. Certifications preferred are: Audiometric Technician, Pulmonary Function Technician, ACLS Certification, BCLS Instructor Certification and EMT-B Licensure (or an equivalent of a First Responder certification).
ONLY CANDIDATES MEETING THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
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It is the policy of Evonik Degussa Corporation to recruit, hire, assign, train, transfer, promote, lay off and compensate employees at all levels and in all areas on the basis of merit and ability and without discrimination because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or because he/she is disabled veteran or a Vietnam era veteran or any other legally protected status.
Evonik - 9 months ago