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Occupational Health Nurse in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Portland, OR
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018

Job Description



Occupational Health Nurse

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

We currently have an opening for an Occupational Health Nurse at our Portland, OR facility. This position will work with our physician and report directly with Safety and Human Resources. Hours are Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

As an Occupational Health Nurse with EVRAZ NA, you will be responsible for various activities including triage, case management, workplace safety and health and wellness programs in a heavy manufacturing environment. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and treat work-related illnesses and injuries with an emphasis on early recognition and intervention
  • Communicate with Human Resources, Safety and others involved with case management and workplace injuries
  • Communicate with HR, departments and employee on leave of absences including FMLA, OFLA, STD, LTD and Worker’s Compensation and assist in facilitation of an employee’s return to work and/or light duty accommodation
  • Make recommendations about work restrictions or their removal and follows-up and monitor employees return to work
  • Provide case management for occupational injuries and illnesses to ensure employees receive appropriate care
  • Consult and coordinate with our physician to assess, plan, implement or evaluate  employees care plans
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms or changes in employee’s conditions
  • Assess needs of employees, including assessment of employee’s work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems
  • Perform alcohol, urinalysis, fit and visual testing
  • Perform vaccinations and phlebotomy for testing
  • Audiogram testing of employees in the hearing conservation program
  • Provide first-aid treatment
  • Develop care plan, provide care and treatment per nursing protocol and guidelines
  • Coordinate care, testing or medical care, e.g., x-rays, Rx, physical therapy, etc.
  • Instruct employees on health and wellness topics and develop health improvement programs
  • Maintain first-aid kits, medical supplies; order new supplies and destroy out-of-date items as necessary
  • Perform administrative or managerial functions, such as taking responsibility for budget, planning or long-term goals



Job Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree, or Nursing Diploma and a current registered nurse (RN) license in the state of Oregon
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while handling time-sensitive and confidential issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work in a heavy manufacturing environment

Preferred

  • Experience in Occupational  Nursing
  • Certified in first aid, CPR and AED
  • HIPAA certified
  • Prior experience in a heavy industrial environment
  • Knowledge of OHSA rules and regulations in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Oregon Worker’s Compensation laws
  • Knowledge of Americans With Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave and Oregon Family Medical Leave

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree, or Nursing Diploma and a current registered nurse (RN) license in the state of Oregon
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while handling time-sensitive and confidential issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work in a heavy manufacturing environment

Preferred

  • Experience in Occupational  Nursing
  • Certified in first aid, CPR and AED
  • HIPAA certified
  • Prior experience in a heavy industrial environment
  • Knowledge of OHSA rules and regulations in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Oregon Worker’s Compensation laws
  • Knowledge of Americans With Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave and Oregon Family Medical Leave

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