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Southern Company Medical Services Consultant / Coordinator - Float Nurse in Waynesboro, Georgia

Medical Services Consultant / Coordinator - Float Nurse


Medical Services Consultant / Coordinator - Float Nurse

About Southern Nuclear:

If you want to make an impact, then we want YOU!

Want to use your skills to make a difference in your community every single day? Then join the Southern Nuclear team that’s improving the lives of our neighbors in Alabama and Georgia. We operate six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power that generate vital energy for our communities:

• The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.

• The Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga.

• The Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga.

We’re also building the future of energy with two new nuclear units currently under construction at Plant Vogtle. And we’re leading the charge on the research and development of the next generation of nuclear reactors – all for the benefit of our customers.

Thanks to our people, we’ve earned our place as an energy leader. If YOU want to want make a positive impact in your community and be part of the team that’s taking our industry to new levels of excellence, then we want YOU!


This position supports the drug and alcohol testing program, performed in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations (10 CFR 26) and FFD procedures. This position performs functions related to the drug and alcohol screening process, including (but not limited to) collecting specimens for pre-access, random, follow-up, for-cause and post-event screens, assisting with and/or conducting random and follow-up pool notifications, and appropriately documenting related information. This position works with management in determining the need for Fitness for Duty Evaluations and provides direct clinical and administrative support to the Company’s Medical Consultants (MRO) and to the Company’s Medical Director to facilitate decisions related to work restrictions and fitness for duty.

This position also provides support to SNC operating units by providing medical case management consultative services to line management for both occupational and personal injuries and illnesses, FMLA and ADA issues. This position works with line management, human resources and corporate staff to manage the return to work process, evaluate and facilitate restricted duty assignments and facilitate decisions that ensure compliance with applicable regulations (i.e. case management). This position is responsible for the performance of Licensed Operator Examinations and Nuclear Security Officer Examination and the maintenance of these records. This position also coordinates the performance of physical examinations necessary to comply with OSHA regulations and maintains records necessary to support these programs., which includes supervision of various contract medical personnel associated with the program at the plant site and also coordinates the performance of all mandated physical examinations necessary to comply with NRC regulations and maintains records necessary to support these programs. This position has frequent contact with the NRC regarding compliance-related activities associated with qualification and certification examinations and Fitness for Duty. This position provides support as needed to the Southern Company Wellness Program and assist in the Workers Compensation Program by providing evaluation/first-aid treatment for occupational injuries/illnesses and coordinating off-site care, as needed.

*This position provides the above functions at any SNC site in Georgia and Alabama and will support them during, but not limited to, outage in-processing and heavy new-hire on-boarding times.

Education and Experience (Knowlesge, Skills, & Abilities)

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing required

  • Current license in Georgia or Alabama – As a professional registered nurse

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in nursing (medical-surgical, cardiac, emergency, etc.) required

  • 2 - 5 years of Fitness For Duty (FFD) related and/or Medical Experience preferred

  • Previous experience in a supervisory/lead position preferred

  • Previous experience in medical case management and/or workers compensation program management preferred

  • COHN-S and or CM certification highly desired

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent verbal and wrtiten communication skills

  • Attention to detail with the ability to work autonomously

  • Motivated and innovative self-starter

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the SNC Medical Services Supervisor in providing oversight of the FFD program.

  • Creates weekly random list as needed then conducts rand and follow-up testing notifications.

  • Enters drug and alcohol results, random notification worksheets , and pending status into Empact (or similar) database

  • Ensures regulatory compliance with respect to the random list, safe periods, and drug and alcohol testing.

  • Interacts with HHS Laboratory for test results.

  • Schedules determinations of fitness with the Medical Review Officer.

  • Reviews positive test results with the Medical Review Officer and the donors.

  • Assists the SNC Medical Services Supervisor in meeting requirements of the Blind Performance Test Program.

  • Maintains strict adherence to FFD procedures and NRC regulations.

  • Utilizes corrective action program to document non-compliances and deficiencies

  • Provides evaluation/first-aid treatment for occupational injuries/illnesses and coordinates off-site care, as needed

  • Performs case management functions for the SNC operating units

  • Performs mandated physical examinations for employees of the SNC operating units

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by Medical & FFD Services management

Behavior Attributes

  • Demonstrated values (trustworthy, reliable, honest, integrity, responsible, accountable, and confidentiality)

Other Responsibilities

  • Ability to travel to plant site locations in Georgia and Alabama: Travel 25-50%

  • Other duties as assigned

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Job Field: Safety & Health

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2006540