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Occupational Health Nurse


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Position Title: 

Occupational Health Nurse


Pay Rate:

$68,300 - $100,100

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

7600 AL - 10

Pine Hill, AL


Position Scope:

Promote the health and safety of all employees. Provide medical assistance for work related injured and/or ill employees as well as emergency medical response for all matters until EMS arrives. Assist the Health and Safety Department administer the company’s safety and health programs. Normal working hours will be Monday – Friday (7 AM – 4PM). This facility has continuous operations and runs 24/7. There will be occasions when the needs of employees/site require the Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) to work outside of these hours. During Mill outages, this position will be expected to work 12 hours shifts for approximately two weeks or longer, depending on duration of outage.



The Job You Will Perform:

  • Report to and take direction from EHS Manager and Corporate OH Manager.
  • Manage all OH Programs including required training.
  • Provide Occupational Health Services to mill employees, under the supervision of our Occupational Health Medical Director.
  • Provide direct medical assistance to employees for all work related injuries and illnesses.
  • Provide direct medical assistance for personal health emergencies until individual is transported off site.
  • Supervise Medical Emergency Response Team.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate population health care plan annually.
  • Lead the Ergonomics team’s program efforts.
  • Complete self-assessments of Occupational Health Program elements.
  • Maintain OH medical records of all employees per internal requirements and state regulations.
  • Coordinate Care with attending physician (s), W/C adjusters and case managers for all employee’s receiving W/C.
  • Conduct post offer health assessments, return to work (RTW) and surveillance assessments.
  • Perform specimen collection for Drug Free Workplace Program (DFWP) program.
  • Maintain good and open communication with all business managers on site.
  • Identify health and safety hazards and counsel employees on reduction of risk.
  • Uses and maintains accurate and complete records while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Maintain and calibrate all medical equipment as required by OSHA and/or company.
  • Maintain adequate and up to date inventory of appropriate safety, emergency medical supplies.
  • Coordinate and schedule approved medical waste disposal program and process for payment.
  • Maintain over-the-counter medications for widely used medications.
  • Process all administrative requirements for prescriptive safety eyewear program.
  • Assist in conducting company safety and health orientations, operation inspections with recommendations on potential safety hazards to health and safety.
  • Assist in conducting company safety and health orientations, post-accident investigations, and operation inspections with recommendations on potential hazards to health and safety.


The Skills You Will Bring:

Successful candidate should have the ability to:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interface with Employees, Department Managers, ERT, OCC-Med Physician and Medical Community.
  • Graduation from an accredit School of Nursing (RN) and licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state.
  • Maintain certification in Hearing Conservation (COHC – Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist).
  • Maintain certification in spirometry testing and respirator fit testing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Human Services (HHS), worker’s compensation and OSHA regulations and responsibilities.



Highly Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of experience as a nurse including ER, Trauma, Critical Care or Operating Room.
  • Maintain or obtain board certification in Occupational Health as (COHN/COHN-S).
  • Maintain American Heart Association instructor certification in CPR/First Aid/ AED training.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 


The Career You Will Build:

Leadership training, promotional opportunities within a global company.


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Pine Hill  AL  36769

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Pine Hill, AL, US, 36769

Category:  Environment Health & Safety
Date:  May 16, 2024

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