Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Occupational Health Nurse 3

    Location US-AR-Camden
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


    Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Occupational Health Nurse to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas.


    The successful individual will work under general direction, coordinates and provides occupational health nursing services in accordance with accepted nursing practices and  physician's standing orders. Provides and coordinates medical evaluations and treatments in emergency and non-emergency situations. Initiate coordination of workers' compensation program in accordance with Arkansas regulations. Provides and coordinates return to work programs. Assist in the disability case management process by maintaining compliance with ADA, AA and FMLA. Works with direct supervisors to implement appropriate safety and health programs for the prevention of injuries and illnesses in the work place. Provides training programs related to emergency response, safety and OSHA mandated programs such as CPR/ AED/First Aid, Blood borne Pathogen and Respiratory Protection. Assist in site specific environmental, health and safety events and programs.



    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    20% - Applies strong functional computer knowledge in utilizing Microsoft Windows and applications, OHM software and other specialized software. Maintains electronic records of all interactions with employees in OHM system per protocol, and prepares reports as needed.


    30% - Administers Medical Surveillance programs per OSHA  or company standards, including scheduling and performance of required screenings, data review and provide group data of examinations to determine if protective measures need to be enhanced or evaluated.


    20% - Provides immediate assessment and nursing care to injured and/or ill employees. Makes appropriate referrals to panel physician. Provides follow up care and prepares incident or other state required reports.  


    10% - Performs necessary testing in support of the company's substance abuse policy and random selection program.   


    5% - May assist in required training for medical emergency response teams.


    8% - Advises and counsels employees on health problems and provides health education information. Refers employees to external healthcare providers.


    3% - Dispenses standard drugs and medicines per protocols.


    4% - Maintains appropriate medical equipment and supply inventory required for nursing interventions. 



    Current Registration in Nursing and 3 years of related experience.

    State Registration is required.
    Basic Life Support – CPR/AED.


    US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

    • Possess strong functional computer knowledge.
    • Ability to communicate and interact with employees, managers, insurance representatives and adjusters, medical and legal resources.
    • Physically able to respond to emergency situations in temperature extremes. 
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.

    Desired Qualification:


    Certifications in Occupational Health, Audiology, and Certification in DOT urine drug collection and Certification in NIOSH spirometry.

    Certification in CPR/ AED and physically able to perform CPR. Certification as an Instructor for CPR/AED/ First Aid desirable.  



    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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