Occupational Health Nurse

Springs, East Rand Gauteng
Occupational Health Nurse

A vacancy exists for an Occupational Health Nurse. The successful candidate will be responsible for rendering a quality occupational health service which is effective and efficient, and exceeds customers’ expectations for an Occupational Health clinic in Springs, East Rand Gauteng.

Critical Outputs
  • Maintenance of an Occupational Health program to establish the physical, psychological and social well-being of the worker in a safe working environment.
  • Monitoring the health status of employees through on-going surveillance programmes according to the SOP.
  • Providing information the Client can utilize to eliminate, control and minimize health risks and hazards to which the employees are, or may be exposed.
  • Coordination of emergency procedures
  • Working effectively within a budget and ensuring smooth administration of all aspects of the services
  • Delivering high quality primary healthcare services.
  • Meeting the prescribed professional and quality standards of both Life Occupational Health and the Clients.
  • Ensuring the total satisfaction of our clients through continuous improvement and added value
  • Ensuring compliance with ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards including internal and external audits (Life Occupational Health as well as client audits)

The following qualifications are required:

  • Qualifications in General Nursing
  • Occupational Health Nursing B Tech/ Diploma with 2 - 3 years relevant experience post-graduation in a mining environment
  • Registration with SANC; NOTE: Additional Occupational Health Nursing qualification must appear on current SANC receipt
  • Sound knowledge in the provision of Occupational and Primary Health Care Services.
  • Certificate in dispensing
  • Certificate in Competency:
    • Spirometry
    • Audiometry certificate and registration as an audiometrist with SASOHN
    • Vision screening
    • Multi-drug testing
    • HIV Counselling and Testing
    • Valid BLS certificate
  • Computer literacy essential
  • Ideally, the candidate should have experience in administration and employee relations, good communication skills
  • Candidates who are results orientated, have initiative and the ability to deliver quality outputs will be most suitable for this position.
  • Customer orientation, focus and teamwork complete the profile.
  • Employee is expected to travel between 2 clinics on a daily bases
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Resilience
  • Teamwork
  • Influencing skills
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Verbal & written communication skills

Shaina Fortune

Closing date
Monday, April 15, 2019

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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