Occupational Health Nurse

Life Occupational Health
Occupational Health Nurse

A vacancy exists for an Occupational Health Nurse for an 8 hour 5 days per week service at a clinic in the Port Elizabeth area, reporting to Karin Strydom, Operations Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible to render a quality occupational health service which is effective and efficient, and meets and exceeds customer’s expectations and requirements.

Critical Outputs
  • Development 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 ongoing surveillance programs.
  • 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.
  • Delivering high quality of primary healthcare services.
  • General administration functions.
  • Meeting the prescribed professional and quality standards of both LIFE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH and the Client.
  • Participate in the LIFE HEALTHCARE Q programme and ISO audits as well as client audits.
  • Qualifications in General Nursing and Occupational Health Nursing with sound knowledge in the provision of Occupational and Primary Health Care Services.
  • Certificate in dispensing and audiometry qualification and accreditation and Spirometry course
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience in the treatment of Injuries on Duty, BLS, and COIDA administration
  • HIV/AIDS counselling and testing and drug and alcohol counselling
  • Ideally, the candidate should have experience in administration and employee relations, good communication skills and registration with the S.A.N.C.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Clinical competence
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behavior
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Verbal & written communication skills
Closing date
Monday, June 24, 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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