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Registered Nurse

Company: Eastman
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Job Description:

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA--Eastman is currently seeking a Full-Time Occupational Health NurseThe following essential elements are general duties that represent the broad spectrum of job assignments.-- The level of responsibility and job duties within the job assignment are commensurate with established company-wide requirements.Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with patient, family, management and the medical community.----Ability to assess and identify, treat,-- Occupational and --- Non-Occupational Injuries and Illnesses and triage care.-- Perform and or assist with surveillance exams, ie respirator examsDevelop plan of care, provide care and treatments per Nursing Protocol and Guidelines--The following essential elements are more specific to this particular job assignment but is not all inclusive:Must work independently within the scope of Occupational Health NursingPerform physical assessment and screening test (Ex. Urine dip stick, glucose testing, EKG, vision and hearing tympanogram screening, urine drug screening-- and breath alcohol testing, etc.)Refer to Physician and if indicated an outside specialist when assessment reveals need for care beyond scope of OHNPerform evaluation, treatment for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnessesFacilitate care, testing or medical care (x-ray, prescription medication, physical therapy etc.)Perform--venous blood sampling and handling for laboratory testingDocument care, referral and follow up in electronic systems and medical chartDiscuss findings, referrals, treatments, follow up for any illness or injury with employee consistent with his /her education level of understanding and cultureEducate employee in health and wellness issues by using present complaint and teachable momentObtain diagnosis and functional activity restrictions from outside provider and evaluate appropriateness of restrictions to employee's level of recovery and functional ability.Coordinate and monitor care from external providers and refer to other providers when indicated (Ex. EAP, Benefits, Health plan case manager, etc.)Communication with external providers, employee and management to provide safe early return to workProvide and or assist with Short Term Disability Case ---Management and Return to work clearancesRotation through short term disability case managementDevelopment and or participation in staff development programs in addition to employee wellness programsRN in good standing with either an Associate/Bachelors in Nursing--The requirements that an individual must possess to perform the essential elements of the job1.-- Job skills, educational background, training requirements or training required:Advanced Nursing Skills- 3 years nursing experienceCapable of obtaining Certification in Occupational Health NursingDrug/Alcohol Testing as well as Certification for DOT Drug/Alcohol testingBasic Life Support as well as Advanced Life Support2.--Physical RequirementsBe able to move effectively around the clinic and WREMP areaBe able to communicate verbally and in writingMust be able to travel domestically via airlines and or automobileMinimal travel may be required3. Mental RequirementsAbility to complete complex problem solvingIndependent judgmentMust be able to multi-task when performing job functionsEffective social relationshipsCapable of continual learningMust be able to work independently and or alone4.-- Safety RequirementsShould work Safely at all times including Universal precautions5. Work schedule flexibilityAble to work 12 hour night shift and day rotation as well as day shiftBased on business needs, must be able to work various schedules, rotating shift work schedules (including nights), day shift relief and or day shift schedules--Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.----All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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