Unit Manager

Life Employee Health Solutions | Inland North, North- West
Unit Manager

An exciting full day (permanent) position has become available for an Occupational Health Nursing Practitioner, appointed as a Unit Manager, at Life Health Solutions for a mining client In North-West, Mooinooi.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the rendering of a quality Occupational Health service, which is effective and efficient, and meets and exceeds the Client’s expectations and requirements.

Critical Outputs
  • Arrangement of, induction and in-service training of new and current employees as well as locum staff.
  • Arrange the placement of locum staff when clinic staff are absent or request leave.
  • Compiling of staff rosters, to be in line with the daily and weekly clinic rosters.
  • Check all time sheets, to ensure accuracy, before submission to the Regional Office.
  • Ensure all leave is captured, in time, and forms are submitted to the Regional Office.
  • Track attendance and identify and report on any attendance problems identified and assist the Contract / Business Manager with the management of poor attendance.
  • Ensure regular feedback of any staff related matters and issues to the Business Manager.
  • Conduct bi-annual performance assessments.
  • Compile, implement and manage medical surveillance programs and plans in accordance relevant policies, procedures, protocols and the exposure risk matrix and relevant COP’s.
  • Ensure medical surveillance examinations and tests are up to date, are conducted accurately and are conducted in accordance with the contractual requirements, quality standards and legal and budgetary requirements.
  • Plan and coordinate the conducting of Occupational Health Risk Assessments, with feedback reports to the Client, which would also include information on the elimination, control, prevention and reduction of work, workplace and job-related health risks and hazards to which the employees are or may be exposed to.
  • Arrange and attend required meetings like Health and Safety and Client feedback meetings.
  • Compile, implement, manage, and coordinate the following programs.
  • Health and chronic illness monitoring and follow-up.
  • Ensure all registers are kept up to date and are accurate i.e. registers for TB or Noise Induced Hearing Loss.
  • Compile accurate and professional feedback reports to the Client. This will include statistical reports. Report submitted needs to be accurate and on time.
  • Prepare and assist with clinic audits and ensure all findings are corrected and closed out on time.
  • Establish health status and trends of employees, with accurate feedback to the Clients, which would include proposed preventative and promotive recommendation and relevant interventions. Ensure all data captured is accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure all filing is up to date and is done accurately. Confidentially of employee information may not be compromised.
  • Ensure all data capturing is done correctly.
  • Ensure the archiving of employee files is up to date and done accurately.
  • Ensure clinic stock (medicines and consumables) is controlled, ordered on time, are within budget and complies with required stock levels and contractual requirements.
  • Ensure quarterly stock counts are conducted, with submission of accurate stock count documentation, to the Regional Office, by the set dates.
  • Ensure clinic equipment is calibrated on time, are in good working order and replaced or upgraded when required.
  • Qualifications
    • Nursing Diploma or Degree (qualified as a Registered Nurse)
    • Diploma / BTech in Occupational Health (Must appear on current SANC receipt)
    • 1 – 2 years relevant experience post-graduation
    • Certificate in Audiometry, Lung Function Testing, Vision Screening, BLS and Dispensing
  • Relevant registration i.e. SANC
  • Sound knowledge in the provision of Occupational Care Services.
  • Experience with budget, HR Industrial relations and health and safety programs would be an advantage.
  • Good general understanding of legislation pertaining to the specific business environment of Life Health Solutions.
  • Candidates who are results orientated, focussed, well organised, with excellent administrative, coordination and management skills, also in the compiling of Client feedback report (includes statistical feedback), have initiative and the ability to deliver quality outputs, within a set budget, will be most suitable for this position.
  • Continuous focus on a high standard of service delivery, Client communication and satisfaction and teamwork.
  • Computer literacy in all recognised Microsoft Office package essential!
  • Reliable transport is required standby required.
  • Problem-solving and analysis
  • Resilience
  • Teamwork
  • Motivational and influencing skills
  • Business insight
  • Drive and energy
  • Focus on quality and excellence.
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Relationship building & networking
  • Customer orientation & responsiveness
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Statistical analysis and reporting
  • Motivating and developing people
Closing date
Wednesday, May 29, 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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