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Occupational Health Nurse

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Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Newton, NC, US, 28658

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Purpose of the Position: To provide overall health services for the Newton Cable plant.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Case management of STD/LTD and workers compensation cases
  • Facilitate employee injury/illness process, including ERT
  • Track and manage FMLA approvals/denials based on medical information and company/legal protocol
  • Hearing Conservation Program
  • Monthly Safety Reporting
  • STARS/OSHA Log incident program
  • Lead and/or participate in plant projects/teams. For example, 24/7, Medical Emergency Response Team (ERT), Blood borne Pathogen, flu shots, ergonomics, or others as assigned.

Education & Experience: RN or COHN

Required Skills:

  • Good administrative skills and able to multi-task
  • Understanding how to prevent and manage occupation injuries
  • People skills, able to interact and influence others
  • Self-directed and motivated

Desired Skills:

  • PC proficient with excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Creative in promoting health and safety activities
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with processes related to workers compensation, disability & FMLA

Soft Skills:

  • Team player
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to network


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory