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Occupational Nurse/Safety Specialist Job

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

Requisition Summary

The Occupational Health Nurse/Safety Specialist performs professional occupational nursing service and related duties in accordance with established medical center operating procedures, exercising independent judgment, working under general supervision. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Treats minor illnesses or injuries and provides immediate emergency care as necessary.  Coordinates with Health & Safety Department Manager and/or consulting physician in arranging referral and transportation for additional medical care when necessary.
  • Coordinates emergency medical response for evening shift and weekend operations when necessary.
  • Administers worker’s compensation program and assists in administering disability management program.
  • Prepares and maintains clinical or case histories, treatment records and other confidential patient data.
  • Conducts health evaluations of applicants and employees, including but not limited to pulmonary function testing, audiometric testing and substance abuse screening. 
  • Collaborate with Human Resources Department on issues of employee health, safety, disability/fit-for-duty, and other pertinent personnel issues.
  • Maintains drug and medical supplies, issues protective equipment and maintains related medical records.
  • Administers health and wellness program as required.  Provides counsel to employees as necessary.
  • Assists in administering the plant’s safety program, compiles accident statistics, maintains injury/illness logs, collects attendance data, and communicates with attending physicians as part of the disability management process.
  • Performs other related duties.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Must have a combination of experience and hold a license as an RN (preferred).  LPN or EMT certification will be considered.  
  • At least 2–4 years experience in related field above required
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally within all levels of a diverse workforce.
  • Experience in disability and/or worker’s compensation strongly desired
  • General understanding of FMLA and other leave components strongly desired
  • Certified in pulmonary function and audiometric testing desired.  Ability to obtain these certifications after being hired is required if not already held.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite required
  • Ability to type 40+ wpm required
  • Must be able to work first shift hours of 6:30AM – 3:00PM.  Occasional weekend, evening, or early morning overtime hours may be required with sufficient notice.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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