Sr. Occupational Health Nurse

Avery Dennison

$80K — $100K *


3w ago


Less than 5 years of experience

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Job Description

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at

At Avery Dennison, some of the great benefits we provide are:

  • Health & Wellness benefits starting on day 1 of employment
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program eligibility / Health Advocate
  • Paid vacation and Paid holidays

Job Description

About the role: This role supports the central region of the US and will also provide telephonic support to multiple sites in the geographic region..

Areas of Responsibility:(Activities and duties will vary dependent upon functional area assigned)

• Works with the MGNA Regional EHS Director,, Vestcom EHS Director, other Avery Dennison occupational health nurses, site management, Risk Management and other internal and external stakeholders to carry out the objectives of the Company’s Occupational Health program by:

1. Managing occupational and non-occupational injury and illness with focus on early treatment and return to work.

2. Managing preventive health, employee wellness, ergonomics and collaborates with EHS on safety programs.

3. Analyzing occupational and non-occupational injury/illness cases occurring at site and developing health/educational/wellness programs to control and/or prevent further cases or complications.

• Provide emergency care, evaluation and follow up for occupational illness and injuries and provide health consultation, minor treatment and referrals for non occupational issues.

• Manage absences and issues related to FMLA, STD, Workers’ Compensation and LTD claims with focus on early return to work and prompt issue resolution.

• Lead site wellness committees and targeted wellness programs and participate in safety-ergonomic teams, incident investigation teams, when appropriate, and Kaizen / 6-Sigma teams, consistent with facility and Company goals and objectives.

• Manage sites Substance Abuse Program including drug and alcohol testing where required..

• Manage sites Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Program and quality programs on all medical equipment in use.

• Manage sites Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) Program including current training on First Aid/BBP/CPR-AED.

• Conduct occupational health surveillance testing as required (hearing conservation, health surveillance, respirator clearance and fit testing, etc.), as appropriate and with physician oversight as needed, and report trends to management and/or EHS.

• Coordinate and/or perform assessments for new hires and other health assessments as needed.

• Maintain medical and surveillance records as required by Company and regulatory agencies.

• Collaborate with local Medical and Emergency Service personnel on professional development strategies relating to the occupational environment (including terrorist issues).

• Maintain active membership and participation in regional and national occupational nursing organizations.

• Keep abreast of current medical and occupational health issues.

• Development of an annual operating plan / calendar to ensure occupational program enhancements and delivery of all regulatory related requirements, e.g. surveillance testing, fit testing.


Requirements / Qualifications:

A Regional Occupational Health Nurse is a Bachelor or Master's Degree prepared registered nurse who manages, administers, organizes, coordinates and provides therapeutic and preventive occupational nursing services to employees at the specified site of responsibility. This is done within the boundaries of the State Nurse Practice Act and Company policies, guidelines and protocols.

• Current license to practice as a registered nurse (RN) or nurse practitioner (NP) in the state of employment and practice.

• Minimum of an Associate Degree of Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or higher

• Two or more years of experience in occupational health nursing in a manufacturing setting or occupational clinic.

• Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN-S) or working towards certification (highly desired)

• Certification in First Aid, CPR/AED, CAOHC, and ACLS preferred

• Proficient in ergonomic assessments for industrial operations (preferred)

• Familiar with state and federal requirements related to practice including OSHA, DOT, ADA, HIPAA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation

• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively and build relationships to drive change

• Able to prioritize, multi-task, flexible and exceed customer demands

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

• Travel – approximately 25% to 50%

• Ability to be on call to support site emergency medical issues as the need arises.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Additional Information

The salary range for this position is $90,000-$120,000 / year and an annual bonus opportunity.

The hiring base salary range above represents what Avery Dennison reasonably expects to pay for this position as of the date of this posting. Actual salaries will vary within the range, and in some circumstances may be above or below the range, based on various factors including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant skills, experience, education and training, and location, as well as the job scope and complexity, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel required for the position, which may change depending on the candidate pool. Experienced Avery Dennison employees who are interested in this position and have questions regarding how the hiring range listed above may apply to them should contact their HR representative. Avery Dennison reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact (440)534-6000 or NA.TA.Op[email protected] to discuss reasonable accommodations.

Avery Dennison Corporation is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and packaging materials. The company operates in more than 50 countries and employs over 30,000 people worldwide. Avery Dennison's products are used in a wide range of industries, including retail, automotive, healthcare, and consumer goods. The company is committed to sustainability and has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce its environmental impact and promote social responsibility. Avery Dennison was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Glendale, California.
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