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Plant Nurse (Nights)

Simmons Pet Food Inc
Dubuque, IA 52001
  • Job Code
    PLANT021953
Purpose of the Position

Provide support to employees in the facility by administering First Aid, processing medical paperwork, conducting physical exams and urine tests for substance abuse testing, dispensing over the counter medication, and following worker's compensation procedures.

Essential Position Responsibilities

Provide Nursing Care & Activities. Uses First Aid equipment for employee health checks. Provides minor nursing needs to employees on a walk-in-basis. Performs emergency first aid to all employees who require it. Conducts all necessary drug screens on pre-employment and current employees.

Reporting & Processes. Processes paperwork for OSHA to meet Federal guidelines. Processes and files insurance claims for the facility. Communicates with all management personnel routinely. Completes incident reports and investigations as necessary. Assists with New Employee Orientation as needed.

Communication & Relationships. Communicates effectively at all levels from employees to management to physicians, both written and verbal. Communicates with doctors and hospitals regarding medical/worker's compensation claims.

Participates as a member of the Team. Participates in the ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies; coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforce actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives: Is familiar with Simmons' established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies, LEAN); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position's role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the person in this position and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person as to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

Physical Activities: Enters and locates information on a computer. Visually verifies information, often in small print. Communicates with Customers, Vendors, or Employees via telephone, in person, and/or electronic mail. May present information to small or large groups. Must be able to work in various temperatures. Move about in a manufacturing environment and surrounding property.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): As required by visiting facility.

Travel: Travels domestically to and from multiple facilities or work-sites.

Technical Experience: First aid, CPR and ability to operate blood pressure equipment. MS Word and Excel experience necessary.

Industry Experience: Preference for poultry or food processing organization.

Minimum Education: Must have a current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in practicing state and current CPR certification.

Preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree in nursing-related field.

This is a Salary Non-Exempt position.





Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-08-31
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