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Plant Nurse Job in Defiance, Ohio US

Plant Nurse

Johns Manville Inc - Defiance, OH

Posted: 11/16/2021 - Expires: 2/14/2022

Job ID: 234111592


Job Description

Are you a Registered Nurse with a passion for Occupational Health? We are looking for an Occupational Plant Nurse to join our Defiance, OH team. This is a very exciting position where you will be the onsite Occupational Plant Nurse. This position is instrumental to the team's safety.

The Occupational Health Leader will help manage all aspects of safety, injuries, near misses, and more. In this role, you will work closely with the EH&S team on a variety of medical management activities, drug testing, hearing testing, respirator fit, employee advocacy, training, case management, proactive health coaching, and more. The Occupational Health Leader will be responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations of occupational health services in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures, and applicable regulations to achieve the desired goals and objectives. This position will be responsible for all aspects of occupational health services for the Defiance complex.

Your Day-to-Day:

 Perform Audiograms and subsequent follow-up, communications and employee education/refitting/retraining
 Responsibility for the respiratory program to include Pulmonary Function tests, Fit Tests and annual retraining
 ADA and FMLA nurse case management
 COVID case management
 Help drive employee health components of safety program
 Case management of work-related injuries with documentation; accompanying employees to medical appointments; recheck of employees; communications with the Safety Department
 Work with HR on the Employee Hiring Process
 Implementation and review of Fitness for Duty Exam program
 Implement and monitor substance abuse procedures including administration of pre-hire testing, post-incident; and assisting employees who come forward for treatment
 Develop and implement plant-based wellness activities
 Provide regular/seasonal employee health programs such as flu shots
 Co-ordinate with Athletic Trainer for new hire lifting school, and employee strengthening/stretching program

What You Bring to the Team:

 Registered or Occupational Nurse
 Occupational Nursing Experience Highly Preferred
 General knowledge of workers compensation specifically as it relates to case management
 Ability to work independently
 Experience with hearing conservation and respiratory programs
 Experience maintaining compliance with OSHA safety programs
 This facility operates on a 24/7 schedule, and this position is considered to be essential personnel and may be contacted outside of normal business hours


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts, health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville

Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking, and doing the right things. Make your story our story.

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing, and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company, and our communities.

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Johns Manville is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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