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Plant Nurse

Company: DRiV Incorporated
Location: Skokie
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Plant Nurse to provide professional nursing service and first aid to employees or persons who become ill or injured on site and coordinates any off-site care needed.

  • Maintain confidential medical records related to Worker's Compensation Insurance.
  • Assist with the development of programs such as Bloodborne Pathogens, Hearing Conservation Program, Respiratory Protection Program, First Responder Team, Personal Protective Equipment and Industrial Hygiene Monitoring.
  • Manages First Responder Team, provides First Aid, CPR, and AED training, and organizes flu shots.
  • Evaluates jobs for physical demands and ergonomics.
  • Evaluates respiratory protection questionnaires and fit tests for employees.
  • Responsible for completing fork-lift physicals on all lift drivers.
  • Responsible for Worker's Compensation Program on a day-to-day basis and follow-up on all cases to ensure workers return to work at the earliest/safe opportunity. Monitors restricted and lost time cases for status changes in any employee's ability to perform job.
  • Works with insurance carrier to process workers' compensation claims.
  • Responsible for input of information into the Accident Injury Reporting database, while continuously monitoring the database activities to track rates and trends.
  • Responsible for input of information for OSHA Recordkeeping requirements to track rates and trends.
  • Responsible for completing annual audio-metric testing for employees to comply with OSHA Hearing Conservation Program. Responsible for training employees on how to insert hearing protection, and the importance of wearing hearing protection on and off the job. Responsible for going over the hearing test with each employee and answering any questions they may inquire.
  • Responsible for completing the safety hours into AEGIS, monthly. Responsible for entering data on the first aid log. Responsible for updating AEGIS.
  • Provides support to the incident investigation process by helping with root cause analysis of OSHA recordable injuries and Tenneco Significant Incidents, using the A3 and 8-D Tenneco management tools.
  • Coordinate and interface with company designated Occupational Health doctors (accompanies associates to doctor's appointments).
  • Provide health and wellness education and coaching to associates as needed and assigned
  • Maintains medical area and equipment in an orderly, clean and sanitary condition.
  • Maintains adequate supplies.
    • Valid Illinois Nursing License
    • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent experience
    • 1-2 Years occupational health experience
    • Ability to take patient vital signs, treat wounds, evaluate physical condition, perform history and physical exam and refer to physician and/or hospital
    • Working knowledge of Illinois Workers Compensation, OSHA, HIPAA, and other state/federal regulations
    • Occupational Hearing Conservation Certified (CAOHC)
    • First aid, CPR, and AED Instructor
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal
    • Excellent documentation and organizational skills
    • Strong administrative and computers skills
    • Experience in assessment and development of ergonomics programs
      ABOUT TENNECO:Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with full year 2021 revenues of $18 billion and approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

Keywords: DRiV Incorporated, Skokie , Plant Nurse, Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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