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Occupational Health Nurse-Dallas, TX

Irving, TX, US, 75062

TexasBit

 
 

Job ID:  406321

 

TexasBit is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Bit is part of CRH’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

 

Position Overview

Provide occupational health services including treatment and care to site population (i.e., First Aid response etc.) Manage a diversity of programs and systems. Includes the management of all employee injuries and illnesses, associated workers' compensation cases, medical surveillance programs and protocols, logs and screenings. Manage all medical supplies. Coordinate occupational health and safety programs. Conduct applicable employee training and participate in various site teams and Emergency Response. This position will work closely with Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) and HR Staff, along with all site employees, Managers and Supervisors. You will serve as an expert in health promotion, health education and disease prevention here at TexasBit.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Provides primary care and assessments for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illness within the scope of practice and is consistent with nursing guidelines
  • Implements care plans with follow-up nursing care and referrals
  • Serve as liaison to health clinics, physicians and hospitals for work-related and non-occupational injury and illness
  • Provides case management of short term disability (STD), long term disability (LTD), and Worker Comp claims
  • Facilitates early and safe return to work and maintains effective incident injury/illness reporting procedures.
  • Oversees adequate supply of medical, first aid, CPR, AED and other safety and health supplies.
  • Maintain and assure compliance with all health & safety standards, education and required paperwork.
  • Conduct periodic training, including but not limited to first aid, CPR, health & wellness, and other related areas.
  • Manage first responder programs
  • Serve as an employee advocate and resource in the utilization of benefits such as referral to employee assistance programs, wellness programs, etc.
  • Interprets and promotes compliance with government legislation

 

Qualifications

 Education/Experience

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas, and in good standing
  • Current CPR/AED certification
  • 3 to 5 years of occupational health experience preferred in either ER/Urgent care or occupational health

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Knowledge  of case management, workers compensation, and government regulations
  • Ability to handle work with sensitive issues and protect the confidentiality of medical information
  • Sound judgment in the application of nursing and safety principles
  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures, as well as occupational wellness programs
  • Computer skills and the ability to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements
  • Must be willing to travel around the DFW metroplex out to Tyler, Texas
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA.
  • Compliance with all OSHA, HIPPA, ADA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and calm manner in all circumstances.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be multi-task oriented.
  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.
  • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, crawl, kneel, and bend.  
  • The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50lbs

 

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

TexasBit, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  May 11, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Electrical, Supply, Workers Compensation, Engineering, Operations, Human Resources