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Occupational Health Nurse Boonville, MO

Location: Boonville, MO, United States
Date Posted: May 16, 2021
Closing Date: May 19, 2021

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Job Description:

Sign on bonus being offered, up to $2,000!  

Caterpillar has a great opportunity for an Occupational Health Nurse in Boonville, MO! Safety is our number one priority at every location across the globe. If you like working in fast paced, inclusive, environment - Caterpillar is the place for you! Come be a part of our diverse team and make a difference! 

Total Rewards Highlights 

  • Starting annual salary $67,000, approximately $32 per hour 

  • Annual Bonus (Short Term Incentive Plan) up to 10%, targeting $3 per hour 

  • 6% 401K company match, plus 3%-5% annual employer contribution 

  • Day one medical, dental, vision, and RX 

  • Company paid life insurance 

  • Paid time off: 13 vacation days, 11 holidays, sick and volunteer time 

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • Full-service clinic with resources available for consultation (Nurses, Doctors, Ergo specialists) 

  • Flexible schedule 

  • Professional development opportunities: lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, ergonomic 

  • Strong safety culture with mostly minor injuries (have spans of 1000 days without a recordable injury).  Caterpillar is an iconic manufacturing brand and extremely clean/organized environment. 

  • Up to $2,000 sign on bonus, based on years of experience 


At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as an Occupation Health Nurse in our Boonville, MO facility. 

Product Support and Logistics Division 

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth. 

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition. 

The Occupational Health Nurse is an advanced nurse generalist applying clinical occupational nursing practices in large high-volume medical clinics, stand-alone focus facility medical stations or administrative office environments. You may be assigned special assignments and to support the local Human Resources department’s strategy. You will serve as a highly skilled, autonomous occupational health nurse within the Corporate Medical Department, servicing stakeholders that may include Operations, EH&S, HR organizations, Compensation and Benefits and the Corporate Medical team. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Delivery of comprehensive nursing services related to employee illness and injury 

  • Function as an autonomous nurse with the ability to respond independently to the majority of clinical situations 

  • Respond to and even lead on-site medical emergency response 

  • Represent the Corporate Medical Department, its policies and strategy 

  • Seek ways to innovate, improve and create best-in-class occupational medical practices 

  • Provide case management services for employees on medical leave of absence from work 

  • Act as the centralized repository for medical data and the HIPAA-compliant liaison 

  • Support C+B and HR in the administration of various disability plans and payroll policies. 

  • Receive and critically evaluate medical documentation to determine the need for medical leave and the appropriateness of both medical restrictions and accommodations 

  • Consult and provide feedback to employees and providers on evidence bases practice guidelines 

  • Provide occupational support, health coaching and referrals to appropriate care 

  • Assist occupational physicians in evaluating readiness for return-to-work 

  • Compile and maintain accurate and complete records within appropriate database(s) 

  • Serve as a member of the disability management team in the ongoing improvement of the case management processes 

  • Provide appropriate referrals for regulatory compliance with Family Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act 

Additional Information: 

This position does not offer relocation 

This position requires 10% or less travel. 

This is a 1st shift position, but the successful candidate must be willing to work flex hours on alternate shifts as needed.  


Basic Requirements: 

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri 

  • 3 to 5 years of job-related experience in occupational medicine or acute care 

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 

  • Ability to learn and manipulate various on-line databases 

Top Candidates Will Also Have: 

  • Bachelor's degree 

  • Knowledge in various areas of occupational health and Human resources 

  • Ability to work autonomously with limited direct supervision 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

  • Outstanding clinical skills and judgment 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Excellent organization skills 

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website #Li 

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant. 

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply. 

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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May 16, 2021


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