Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

African female nurse

Hire Power

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The role of the Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner is to provide a comprehensive occupational healthcare programme to clients, whilst adhering to all legal requirements.

The Company delivers sustainable, integrated health and wellness solutions that meet the needs of clients in the different segments and maximise lifetime client value. It takes pride in building and maintaining a culture of innovation and creates value through unique insights into how to achieve specific outcomes by using a defined set of Wellness capabilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BTech Degree / Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Certificates in audiology, spirometry and dispensing of medication
  • Registered with SANC as an Occupational Health Practitioner
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Good understanding of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and related legislation

REQUIREMENTS

  • Create a year-to-date medical surveillance plan in accordance with the hygiene survey and health risk assessment.
  • Implement and execute a risk-based medical surveillance program to identify health risks early.
  • Monitoring and managing of chronic conditions to ensure compliance with treatment to positively affect productivity.
  • Consultation, counselling, and/or referral of employees when needed.
  • Promote wellness in the workplace by conducting frequent health education talks with site employees.
  • Implement and manage a medical waste program.
  • Treat and manage IODs to minimise Lost time from injuries.
  • Manage, administrate, and follow up on Injuries on Duty cases according to company policy, from injury to return to work or incapacity
  • Assist with worker integration into the workplace after a prolonged absence.
  • Ordering of occupational health service stock and equipment, as well as the keeping of inventory.
  • Provide a consultancy and advisory service to line management and client employees on occupational health matters.
  • Monitor and analyse health trends and the reporting thereof.
  • Provide comprehensive monthly reports against agreed service level agreements and in terms of overall customer targets.
  • Identify trends related to specific hazard exposures and ensure preventative measures are implemented.
  • Ensure good housekeeping and maintenance of the clinic and occupational health service equipment.
  • Perform hygiene inspections on the site.
  • Investigate client queries within the agreed service level and ensure that client receives timeous feedback and escalate client queries to the relevant department or stakeholder.
  • Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within the area of responsibility.
  • Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry, and legislation knowledge.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Must be PC literate and proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent presentation skills (will be required to do presentations to senior management/auditors)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to demonstrate good listening skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to plan, organise and coordinate
  • Ability to build a good rapport
  • Ability to stay calm and composed
  • Ability to handle elevated levels of stress/pressure
  • Ability to show empathy and compassion
  • Ability to perform tasks with integrity, within the ethical standards of the nursing profession.

REF Code: OCC
Location: Richards Bay, Durban, Rosslyn,
Profile: Healthcare / Occupational Nursing
Career Level: 3-5 yrs
Employment:  Permanent, full time
E.E. / Non-EE: EE
Salary: Negotiable depending on academic qualifications and experience.  Plus, medical aid, provident fund, 13th cheque.

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Furthermore, attach copies of your I.D., Driver’s license, Matric certificate, and tertiary/SANC qualifications. Without these, your application is INCOMPLETE and cannot be considered. Shortlisted candidates must be available to undergo psychometric tests and fingerprint clearance checks on request.

 Should you not be contacted within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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