Occupational health nursing is the specialty practice that delivers health and safety programs and services to workers and worker populations.
The practice focuses on promotion and restoration of health, prevention of illness and injury, and protection from work-related and environmental hazards. At Tyson, we offer our nurses the opportunity to grow personally and professionally within a talented and dedicated team.
Come join our team where we are ?Raising the world?s expectations for how much good food can do.? JOB SUMMARY:
The principle objective of the Nurse Manager position is to provide professional support, advice and supervision for the Occupational Health Services staff.
The role facilitates and assures clinical practice, professional and educational development and training of staff to ensure safe, effective, person-centered practice and care. This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining Occupational Health programs, policies and procedures for a facility; supervising a group of nursing and support personnel; supervising and evaluating nursing care provided to workers; monitoring nursing functions to ensure nursing staff adheres to correct nursing procedures within scope of practice; attending facility management meetings to provide occupational health related updates; conducting annual nurse performance evaluations, interviewing and hiring qualified nursing staff and ensure adequate staffing is provided on each shift; managing workers? compensation cases and ensuring records and reporting systems comply with OSHA, State, company and legal requirements; adhering to the highest standard of confidentiality; participating in facility safety and ergonomic programs; developing and coordinating health education programs for Team Members; and other duties as assigned.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education: Completion of a registered nursing program, required.
Bachelor's degree preferred; current, unrestricted state license as a Registered Nurse required.Experience: 2+ years? management experience and knowledge of occupational health nursing or relevant nursing field preferred. .Computer Skills: Basic computer skills. Ability to work with an electronic medical documentation system.Other Skills:
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and independent decision making and problem-solving skillsTravel: 1 – 3 domestic trips per year.
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