Valero Careers – Occupational Health Nurse

Job Description:

Health, Safety, & Environmental: Professionals & Engineers

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and/or performs follow up care/treatment for occupational injury or illness.
  • Ensures the infirmary, medical equipment and supplies are maintained, sanitized and ready for use at all times.
  • Administers OSHA required immunizations and vaccinations.
  • Coordinates employee wellness programs or health fairs.
  • Obtains and maintains accurate and complete medical records on employees.
  • Coordinates and/or performs various testing to ensure the health and safety of Valero Employees and Emergency Response Team members.
  • Provides on-going safety and medical education and training to all Valero employees and
  • Emergency Response Team members.
  • Administers company policy in regards to drug and alcohol testing.
  • Performs case management of both work related and non-work related injuries and illnesses.
  • Coordinates and/or performs drug and alcohol testing (post incident and for-cause).
  • Provides clinical emergency medical treatment for occupational injury or illness.
  • Performs and/or coordinates required calibrations, schedule and ensure completion of service and third party calibrations for audiometric, respiratory fit-test equipment, AEDs, and all other medical equipment.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ability to abide by confidentiality requirements when working with sensitive information, results, and communications required.
  • Knowledgeable of laws and regulations. Examples include, but are not limited to: OSHA, FMLA, ADA, and Worker’s Compensation Act required.
  • 5 years of nursing experience and COHN (Certified Occupational Health Nurse) preferred.
  • Certified Audiometric Testing preferred.
  • Ability to work with others to accomplish challenging assignments required.
  • Ability to accomplish work within required timelines, including short, long, and emergency timeframes required.
  • Ability to read and interpret company policies, regulatory guidelines, and other work-related documentation required.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple assignments to ensure completion of tasks within stated time requirements required.
  • 3 years of clinical and/or occupational nursing experience required.
  • Ability to maintain continuing education units (CEU) for Occupational Nursing as required by the
  • State and the Board of Registered Nursing required.
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Nursing required.
  • Basic skill using Microsoft Office programs (i.e., Word and Excel) required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal methods required.
  • Registered Nurse designation required, with current licensure and in good standing with the State licensure board required.
  • Skill in providing thorough, efficient, and effective customer service to individuals at all levels within the organization required.
  • Ability to cross-train in other department duties to ensure efficient coverage of department responsibilities required.

Company: Valero Energy

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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