Occupational Medical Practitioner

Life Employee Health Solutions | Inland North
Occupational Medical Practitioner

A vacancy exists for a full time Occupational Medical Practitioner at a mine in the North West Province in the vicinity of Mooinooi. The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours a week.

The main purpose of this position is to be responsible for the management and provision of Occupational, Primary Healthcare, Emergency Care Services, at mine site in the area.

Critical Outputs
  • To manage and provide quality professional Occupational, Primary Healthcare and Emergency Care services, at the Client’s site.
  • To maintain an Occupational Health Risk Management Programme at the Client’s site
  • To assist with on-going development, implementation, and evaluation of the on-site Occupational Health Programme.
  • To conduct health risk assessments, compile related feedback reports and assist with development and implementation of a risk based medical surveillance programme and matrix.
  • To conduct medical examinations, assessment of medical surveillance results and identification of health trends with feedback to Client on proactive or preventative measures.
  • To assist with work related clinical matters, fitness and return to work assessments and incapacity assessments and management.
  • To assist with injuries on duty and medical emergencies, also after hours, as per a standby/call-out roster (telephonic availability)
  • To assume responsibility for the functional clinical and medical assessments and daily management of patients
  • To advise the client on Occupational, Primary, General Health and legislative related matters
  • To assist with monthly and quarterly feedback to Client, which include compiling or reports and facilitate feedback meetings.
  • To facilitate the implementation of all related legislative requirements
  • To assist with the updating of policies, procedures, and protocols, in line with current or changing legislation
  • Legal appointment in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act.
  • MBChB and at least 5 years’ experience as Medical Practitioner.
  • Diploma or Degree in Occupational Health and at least 3 year’s proven experience, in Occupational Healthcare and relevant Mining experience.
  • Current ATLS & ACLS certificates and registration
  • Registration with HPCSA and SASOM
  • Knowledge of mining legislation and experience in Occupational Healthcare, mining, would be an advantage.
  • Dispensing Licence
  • Own transport will be required.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Up to date CPD points
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Resilience
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgment
  • Teamwork
  • Influencing skills
  • Business insight
  • Leadership
  • Drive and energy.
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships & networking
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Verbal & written communication skills
Closing date
Monday, May 20, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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