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Site Nurse

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac -, PediaSure -, Pedialyte -, Ensure -, Glucerna - and ZonePerfect - - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Fast paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation - 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st year is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities This position is responsible for managing the Employee Health department and to provide treatment and follow up care for injured employees. The position is responsible for implementing Corporate, Divisional and Plant health policies and procedures within the guidelines set forth by the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses. Develop and implement wellness programs. Coordinate Worker's Compensation and Disability Case Management. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Provide nursing treatment to ill and/or injured employees. Schedule medical appointments and follow up visits with external medical providers. Coordinate return-to work efforts. Conduct initial and periodic physical exams and testing of employees. Prepare and maintain medical and safety records, accident investigations and statistical data. Initiate reports as related to worker's compensation and OSHA. Instruct, educate and train employees on disease prevention, health, wellness and fitness topics. Collaborate with safety and training in the development of specialized or mandated training programs. Review and negotiate outside medical services and pricing. Accountable for the appropriate medical treatment of employees reporting to Employee Health seeking treatment. Accountable for accurate and timely completion of worker's compensation claims and all aspects of Disability Case Management. Accountable for maintaining the accuracy and confidentiality of all employee medical records. QUALIFICATIONS Education Level Bachelors Degree In Nursing or Registered Nurse, licensed by the state. an equivalent combination of education and work experience Experience Minimum 2 years In Occupational Health or Community Health (Hospital, Emergency Room, etc). Excellent verbal and written communication skills, solid knowledge of Occupational Health, and excellent computer skills required. The ability to perform independently, interact well with all levels of employees

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Battle Creek , Site Nurse, Healthcare , Battle Creek, Michigan

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