Philadelphia Gas Works

Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse

Vice President-Human Resources Department
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Regular/Full Time
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Philadelphia Gas Works


Looking for a challenge and ready to light up your career?


Free Health Insurance – Free Dental Insurance – Pension Plan – Free Parking – Wellness Programs

City of Philadelphia Residency / Domicile Requirement within 12 months of hire


The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers.  From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today.  As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth.  PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.


Make a difference in your future – Become part of the PGW Team!  Apply –


Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse


  • Administers Department of Transportation drug and alcohol policy including but not limited to:
    • Collecting random and post-accident samples and following custody process
    • Preparation of collection site
    • Following notification procedures and completing required documentation.  
    • USDOT Collector Training & Certification  
  • Assists physician in appropriate portions of pre-placement and post-employment medical examinations including but limited to:

    • Completing medical history and other required forms
    • Collecting drug and alcohol testing samples
    • Documenting results of all testing
    • Performing various diagnostic procedures such as blood pressure, EKG, vision, hearing, etc
  • Renders emergency first aide treatment and follow-up care for minor employee injuries/illnesses refering all potential work-related issues to Risk Management and occupational health centers; completes related required documentation, needed for files and safety and health record keeping purposes.
  • Conduct a variety of health assessments
  • Communicate with Human Resources, Safety, Risk Management and others involved with case management and workplace injuries.
  • Communicate with HR, departments and employee on leave of absences including FMLA, STD, LTD and Worker’s Compensation asn assist in facilitation of an employee’s return to work and / or light duty accommodation.
  • Make recommendation about work restrictions or their removal and follows-up and monitor employees return to work.
  • Maintains readiness, sanitary conditions and operating conditions of facility and equipment, ensures the optimum level of supplies. Recommends additional/replacement equipment and furnishes other input for budgeting process.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and employee medical records.
  • Conducts training and awareness sessions dealing with health, wellness and nutrition.
  • Administers annual flu shots to employees.
  • Performs other special projects and assignments as requested.



  • Must be a Pennsylvania Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing / BSN preferred
  • Certified to perform DOT Urine Drug & Alcohol Screens strongly preferred - US DOT Collector Training & Certification
    Experience in Occupational Nursing
  • Experience in a highly regulated industrial environment preferred
  • Experienced in the use various medical equipment including but not limited to EKG, breath analyzer, blood pressure, vision and hearing diagnostic machines
  • General knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations as they relate to workplace injuries, administering first aid and depensing medication.
  • The position is located in a typical office environment.


Residency RequirementAll employees of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.


We offer a strong benefit package that includes free basic health and dental insurance.   PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO. 


Location: 800 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122


While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted.  Local candidates will be given preference – interview expenses are not funded.


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