Wellness Center Supervisor
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Georgetown, DE 19947
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it’s second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Under the supervision of Corporate Medical Management, this position supervises and provides the necessary medical care of all associates in their respective Wellness Centers, manages all required federal and state records for OSHA and workers’ compensation, monitors the cost associated with the operating budget of department and workers’ compensation and provides direction and supervision to Wellness Center staff.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1. Supervises Wellness Center staff and function to ensure quality nursing practice, patient interaction and treatment and manages costs through strategic and tactical planning and growth. Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education.
2. Administers and maintains occupational health program consistent with Company policies and procedures to include federal and state recordkeeping related to OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, post-offer physicals, integrated disability management, etc., as established by Customer Supplier Agreements.
3. Manages Wellness Center areas of practice to include scheduled appointments, standard operating procedures, patients per hour, generic samples, budget & finance, etc.
4. Establishes and monitors systems to improve health of associates and dependents through direct provision of medical care, efficiently and appropriately delivered, e.g. HIP (Company’s Health Improvement Program), health & wellness programs, annual health fairs, etc.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing or college program or Bachelor’s degree in a related field. If a nurse, current, active, unrestricted license required for professional nursing in the state of practice. Certification in and/or experience with Occupational Health nursing and/or case management.
Minimum of 5 years related work experience required
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.
May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.
May need to access files, supplies and equipment.
Majority of work activity is in an office, clinical environment.
When in a plant environment:
Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.
May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.
May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.
Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.