RN Plant Nurse

Location: Searcy, AR
About the Company: Land O’Frost is a third generation, family-owned business in the food manufacturing industry. What was once just a small regional branded company with a few employees has grown into a national brand with more than 1,000 employees at three locations. In January 2012, they welcomed Wimmer’s Meats, a leading provider of specialty sausages and hot dogs, into the Land O’Frost family. As our first major acquisition, Wimmer’s Meats parallels our rich family heritage as a family-owned and operated the multigenerational business.

The Opportunity
The Plant Nurse provides medical care, delivers safety and health training and coordinates wellness activities. The Plant Nurse will build relationships with the associates through coaching and monitoring on the floor, use their experience and passion for health and wellness through developing programs, facilitate wellness fairs and activities, and partner with 3rd party vendors, audit and ensure associates are using personal protective equipment and following safety guidelines. The Plant Nurse will conduct drug and alcohol screening for new hires and for active associates, serve on the Plant Ergonomics Team, and work closely with the Environmental Health and Safety Manager and plant management team on improving safety outcomes. Full-time or part-time status is open for discussion.

  • Provide first aid and follow-up care to associates with physical complaints and assess the need for internal treatment, or whether an employee needs outside medical attention for work-related and personal medical conditions.
  • Coordinate wellness activities such as flu shots, tetanus shots, wellness education, wellness fairs, wellness coaching, education on generic vs. brand name drugs and education on network vs.non-network doctors or hospitals.
  • Ensure compliance with Land O’Frost, Inc. Hearing Conservation Program, including hearing test follow-up with Audiologist or M.D. as required.
  • Maintain all OSHA recordkeeping.
  • Develop and communicate training schedules with Department Supervisors or Managers.
  • Facilitate EHS policies and procedures to management and hourly employees through training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the EHS Manager or EHS Director.

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Illinois in good standing.
  • Must be fluent in conversational speaking/writing in English/Spanish.
  • Ability to conduct safety and health training.
  • Must be a certified trainer for CPR/First Aid/AED within six months of employment.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient using Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be available to work other shifts or flexible with hours as required.
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct

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