Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner. Under the general direction of the Regional Health Director, Dow Site HS Leader and within the general framework of the Health Services Operating Discipline and Clinical Guidelines, provide clinical care services, case management, health assessment program management and services and general preventive health services for DowDuPont™ employees and specified contractor employees and visitors of the Pittsburg site.
CLINICAL CARE ROLE:
Provide nursing assessment and interventions within the scope of practice of the practitioner. Assessment includes obtaining a complete history, performing a physical assessment noting deviations from the norm, ordering medical testing and making a nursing assessment. Interventions include selecting, administering or ordering medications, physical therapy, specialist consultations and recommending medical limitations or restrictions to activity, all within the Clinical Guidelines approved by the site physician.
Evaluate employees with work-related injuries and illnesses and/or personal medical conditions for their fitness for duty. This includes obtaining and reviewing Dow and external health and position information, completing a medical history and performing any needed physical assessments in order to define the appropriate work placement for the employee’s medical status.
Provide travel health counseling and services for Dow business travelers. This includes counseling on specific health concerns based on the traveler’s itinerary and providing or arranging the recommended immunizations, medications or other interventions needed.
CASE MANAGEMENT ROLE:
Provide Case Management services, as defined in the Health Services Operating Discipline, for work related cases and for identified personal cases. Case management includes obtaining and reviewing health and position information on a case, developing a specific plan for returning the employee to the highest level of job capability given the medical condition and then monitoring, tracking and communicating progress.
Medical Review Board (MRB) Participation. An MRB may be requested by the practitioner (OHN or NP) to address complex or difficult medical, job or personal issues complicating the management of a case. (MRB’s may also be called by HR, Legal or Supervision.) The nurse will then contribute Health Services expertise to the MRB as it develops a strategy and will implement the specific steps identified for Health Services by that strategy.
HEALTH ASSESSMENT PROGRAM ROLE:
Develop the specific Health Assessment Program plan for assigned employee groups, using the Health Services Operating Discipline. This includes evaluating plant or department chemical and physical agent hazards, exposure information and regulatory and Dow standards to determine the specific testing and frequency needed for employees in the group.
Provide Health Assessment services. This includes completing required physical assessments of employees noting deviations from the norm and performing other selected tests as needed at the site.
Provide Health Assessment employee review. This includes reviewing the results of the history, physical examination, functional and laboratory testing and determining the need for follow-up or work place restrictions, all within the Clinical Guidelines approved by the site physician. These determinations are communicated to the employee in person or in writing. Determinations of the employee’s fitness for work are communicated to management.
Provide Preventive Health Services. This includes individual employee counseling, referral and follow-up and delivery/promotion of health education and training programs to individuals or groups. Dow provides standard Dow Health Services Programs and materials. Some development of materials and/or identification of local resources may be needed.
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in California required
American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED Certification required
Minimum 2-5 years’ experience as an NP, preferably in Occupational Health
Certification in Occupational Health Nursing is desirable
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
Detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology, toxicology, health promotion, lifestyle risk factors and ergonomics, especially as related to the occupational environments is essential.
Specific training in physical skills assessment and in the theory and implementation of specific medical testing is expected.
Certification in Hearing Conservation and Spirometry is desirable.
Breath Alcohol Testing certification is desirable.
Proficiency in phlebotomy and EKG testing is also required.
In addition, knowledge of the laws, regulations and standards governing health and safety for employees is necessary.
Finally, there should be practical knowledge of the principles of epidemiology, safety, industrial hygiene, wellness and behavioral change theory.
Three to five years experience in nursing
Three to five years experience in Occupational Health Nursing desirable
Requires strong interpersonal skills, (negotiation skills), persuasiveness, diplomacy and tact to provide coordination of health care for Dow employees. Must interact with plant and site supervision, business leaders, non-exempt, and hourly personnel in all functions. Must interact with peers and functional leaders at other Dow sites to exchange technical information and encourage sharing of ideas.
We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.
At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.
About DowDuPont DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com. The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Dow Offers: • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at 1+800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1+989-636-3674.
Internal Number: 1807641
About Dow Agrosciences
Dow Agrosciences is the agriculture division of DowDupont. DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
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