Shift Occupational Health Nurse – Uitenhage needed at Momentum

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Job title : Shift Occupational Health Nurse – Uitenhage

Job Location : Eastern Cape, East London

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Role Purpose
The role of the Occupational Health Nurse is to provide a comprehensive occupational healthcare programme to clients, whilst adhering to all legal requirements.

Requirements

  • A National Senior Certificate is essential
  • Degree / Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing is essential
  • Certificates in Audiology and Spirometry are essential
  • Certificate in Vision Screening is advantageous
  • A valid Dispensing certificate is advantageous
  • Valid driver’s licence and own insured vehicle is advantageous
  • Must be registered with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) with additional qualification in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Valid registration with the South African Society of Occupational Health Nurses (SASOHN)
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in Occupational Health Nursing is essential
  • Have a good understanding of the Health & Safety Act and relevant legislation
  • MS Office / Office 365 proficiency
  • Must be willing to work shifts

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement and evaluate a risk-based medical surveillance programme which includes pre-employment, baseline, annual, transfers and exit medical screening.
  • Implement, manage and monitor activities relating to occupational safety, health and waste.
  • Manage, administrate, report and follow-up of Injury on Duty cases according to the employers’ policies and procedures.
  • Respond to medical emergencies within scope of practice.
  • Assist with worker integration into the workplace after prolonged absence.
  • Recognise chronic disease early and manage these conditions to ensure productivity.
  • Consultation, counselling and/or referral of employees when needed.
  • Provide a consultancy and advisory service to line management and client employees on occupational health matters such as absenteeism management and sick leave follow-ups.
  • Compliance with all legislation relating to occupational health.
  • Investigate client queries within the agreed service level and escalate to the relevant stakeholder where necessary, and ensure timeous feedback is provided.
  • Identify, analyse and monitor trends relating to specific hazard exposures and ensure preventative measures are implemented.
  • Participate in internal and external audits.
  • Oversee and assist with ordering, housekeeping and maintenance of the occupational health service and occupational health service equipment.
  • Various administrative functions such as data capturing, as well as document and record management, to ensure confidentiality, continuity, accessibility and legibility.
  • Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge.

Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build good rapport
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Empathetic and compassionate nature
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to plan, organise and coordinate

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