Occupational Health/Plant Nurse

Company Name:
Gerdau
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.


Gerdau is seeking Occupational Health/Plant Nurse for the mill in Petersburg, VA


Basic Function:
Provide emergency and non-emergency care, proactively ensures a safe work environment and encourages safe behaviors.

Responsibilities:
Provide immediate emergency care for traumatic and non-traumatic injured workers and contractors including coordinating and directing and setting up for or transporting offsite medical treatment for the injured workers as required.
Coordinate and assist the Safety Administrator in case management for all Workers' Compensation claims.
Work with the Safety Manager and Safety Specialist to develop preventative measures to reduce work place injuries.
Conduct respirator fit tests, hearing tests, heavy metal blood draws, PFT tests, crane physicals, and vision tests.
Maintain, sustain, and ensure compliance with select Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9OSHA), Petersburg Mill, and Gerdau Corporate Safety guidelines and standards.
Standardize/develop Petersburg nursing, injury response, and Virginia Workers Compensation practices and policies.
Coordinate specialized occupational safety and health training and emergency drills for the Petersburg Mill.
Act as back up for the Safety Manager and Protective Service Medical Team as needed.
Assist HR in random drug testing as directed by the HR Manager.
Other responsibilities as assigned.



Qualifications include:
The incumbent withhold a degree from an accredited nursing school, preferably a Bachelor of Nursing, and will have 3-5 years of Clinical Nursing Experience.
Occupational health and safety experience and OSHA training preferred.
Prior experience with Virginia Workers Compensation case management and claims management recommended.
The incumbent must also have a current registered nursing license in the state of Virginia.
The incumbent must have the ability to analyze and make sound judgments' to accurately document and maintain appropriate confidentiality of medical records.
Should have the ability to communicate effectively with employees, physicians/medical professionals, and other outside parties.
Knowledge of state and federal laws related to Worker's Compensation, and legislation regarding confidentiality.
Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and at least an intermediate skill level in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
The incumbent must have excellent written communication skills and will be expected to document decision, agreements and orders made.


Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.


Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical & Prescription
Dental
Vision
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
401(k)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program


Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

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