Plant Nurse in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 3/30/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Summary:

  • Provide professional medical care to associates
  • Assist in the management of Workers Compensation

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and leadership to OHS staff
  • Promote health and wellness among associates
  • Treatment of associates for injuries/incidents
    • Strong assessment and treatment skills
  • Monitor work related illnesses/injuries to help decrease Workers Compensation claims
  • Review and maintain Workers Compensation files
  • Complete 1st Report of Injury, and other forms as required by the state of Missouri
  • Initiate accident investigation paperwork and attend investigation
  • Contact company physicians (scheduling Workers Compensation appointments, restriction clarifications, after hour emergencies, etc.)
  • Conduct Random and New Hire Drug testing
  • Administer “Return to Work” program
  • Order and maintain supplies
  • Lead the plant ergonomics team
  • Monitor the audiometric testing program for compliance; conduct audiometric testing


  • Currently licensed as an LPN and in good standing with the Mo. Board of Nursing
  • Not less than two years’ experience as a registered nurse
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Computer skills required:  Microsoft Office software
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Familiarity with workplace safety and record keeping a plus
  • Industrial experience desired
  • Some weekend work required

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