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Shaw Industries Inc Occupational Health Nurse in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Title

Occupational Health Nurse

Position Overview

This first shift Occupational Health Nurse is a licensed professional possessing a current RN license in South Carolina. This individual is responsible for providing the on site promotion and restoration of health, prevention of illness and injury and protection from work related and environmental hazards. This position includes providing appropriate employee care within the scope of the state's nurse practice act. This position will provide nursing services to manufacturing/administrative plants located in Columbia, South Carolina and Thompson, Georgia as part of a nursing team. To provide health appropriate evaluations and treatment for work and non-work related injuries or illnesses. This position also handles case management strategies for work related injuries/ illnesses. Use of an approved employee health record keeping system and compliance with regulatory requirements to maintain confidentiality of personal health information are required. This position aids in the coordination of: medical claims adjusters, medical personnel, workers compensation, and FMLA. This position also coordinates and implements a wellness program that includes approved strategies for management of defined disease management programs. The Occupational Health Nurse will become part of an on-call nursing rotation for the area.


Essential duties include post-offer/random/for-cause/DOT drug screens, Health and Wellness initiatives, Case Management of Workers’ Compensation, coordinate health surveillance (hearing conservation, vision screening, etc.), maintenance of employee medical files in accordance with records retention and medical confidentiality, and communication with plant management consistently at all locations.


  • Execute action plan

  • Initiate action

  • Demonstrate good judgement and decisions

  • Deliver compelling communications.

Position Requirements:

  • RN with a current license to practice nursing in the State of South Carolina.

  • Individuals must be tobacco free as they are involved in health and wellness initiatives.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Occupational Health experience strongly preferred or 3-4 years experience in acute care or hospital setting, preferably with medical/ surgical background.

    The nurse must be able to work with confidential matters and be able to read, write, and interpret information. The nurse must have good knowledge of computer operation and software including Google, Microsoft Word and Excel, email and filing. This is a flexible position, but business hours will be primarily 8 hour first shift. It does require ability to be part of the on-call rotation with other RNs in the area for all off shift needs.

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Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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