Wellness Co-ordinator

Lime Acres, Northern Cape
Wellness Co-ordinator

A Full-day, permanent position are available for a Wellness Coordinator, in Lime Acres, in the Northern Cape, reporting to the Unit Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for rendering quality Occupational Health Care Service, including Primary Healthcare and Wellness services, which is effective and efficient, meets and exceeds the Client’s expectations and requirements.

Critical Outputs
  • Assist the Unit Manager with the implementation of clinic related healthcare systems and programs related to Primary Healthcare, Chronic Illness, HIV, TB and Wellness management.
  • Compile and implement a Primary Healthcare, Chronic Illness, HIV, TB and Wellness Management Program, which includes testing, monitoring, referral and follow-up.
  • Conduct examinations, tests and where applicable, treatment, relating to Primary Healthcare, Chronic Illness, HIV, TB and Wellness.
  • Assist with the delivering of high quality primary healthcare, wellness, TB, HIV and STI management.
  • Establish fitness to work, with feedback to the line managers or referral to the on-site OMP, should a problem be identified.
  • Assist with the compiling of information and data, for feedback, on identified health problems and trends identified and progress with regards to the on-site Chronic Illness Monitoring, TB, HIV and Wellness program.
  • Assist with compiling of accurate written and statistical feedback reports at specified intervals. This would include DOH and DMR reports, as required.
  • Assist with the updating of relevant registers.
  • Assist with the implementation of wellness days and health awareness and education drives.
  • Work effectively within a pre-determined budget.
  • Comply with stock control measures and requirement, including the ordering of stock.
  • Comply with all relevant administration related duties and functions.
  • Comply with prescribed professional and quality standards of both Life Occupational Health and the Client.
  • Assist with the compliance to quality programs and conducting of internal quality, client and external audits.
  • Work effectively within a team.
  • Develop and implement an annual Health Awareness Program that includes monthly Health Awareness topics, in accordance with DOH’s annual health calendar and identified health trends.
  • Compile monthly, quarterly and annual Wellness Statistics, for submission as required by the Client and the DMR.
  • Identify and evaluate positive and negative health trends and decide on appropriate action and the adjustment of the on-site Wellness Program, in accordance with the relevant information obtained.
  • Ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times.
  • 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)
  • Qualifications: A diploma or degree in General Health and Occupational Health Nursing
  • A qualification in Primary Healthcare will be beneficial.
  • A relevant qualification in Wellness Management
  • Two to 3 years’ experience in the provision of Primary Health and Wellness services, in an Occupational Health and Mining Clinic.
  • Certificate in dispensing.
  • Certificate in HIV testing and Counselling, treatment of TB and STI’s
  • Relevant and up to date registration with SANC and SASOHN- additional Occupational Health Nursing qualification must appear on current SANC receipt
  • Computer literacy (Ms Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • A valid Code 08 Driver’s Licence.
  • Own accommodation and transport. (Will be requested to travel +/- 800km per month – will be re-embursed)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient in English (read/write/speak).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in the development, management, coordination and implementation of a Wellness / Health Awareness Program.
  • Previous liaison with Dept. of Health & NGO’s will be beneficial.
  • 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.
  • Drive, energy and enthusiastic
  • Teamwork
  • Good interpersonal relations
  • Excellent people skills
  • Clinical competency
  • Problem-solving, analysis and excellent judgment
  • Resilience & a positive approach
  • Good organizational, coordination and management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Engaging diversity
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Quality focused
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others in a positive and constructive manner
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour

Marie Visser

Closing date
Monday, October 28, 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.

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