Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner wanted: Salary R32 000 per month
The Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner (OHNP) will be responsible for ensuring the health and welfare at work, of all persons who perform work on the employer’s premises, in that workers are not affected by substances, processes or disease precursors encountered in the workplace and may remain active and productive members of the workforce.
.Revise the Occupational Health Programme annually with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) team and management
Attend Safety, Health, Environment ( SHE) committee meetings as the Occupational Health advisor
Maintain accurate, complete, updated and confidential health records for each employee
Plan clinic times around employee needs
Plan time for workplace visits, risk assessments, audits and consultation with worker o Liaise with laundry, housekeeping, catering, technical services manager (TSM), X-rays, laboratories, pharmacy and waste services on Occupational Health issues
Ensure legal compliance with company Occupational Health policies, OHS and related Acts
Prepare a budget for the facility’s occupational health costs and monitor expenditure.
Prepare monthly and annual OH reports and statistics
Follow up on all staff-related injuries on duty (IOD’s), including needle-stick injuries (investigate incident, submit IMS documentation and conduct remedial counselling)
Salary on offer for this position is R32k total gross
Candidate will be working flexi hours
Applicants for this position must:
Registered as a General Nurse with the South African Nursing Council or equivalent NQF 7 qualification
Registration with SANC as an OHNP
Clinical occupational health nursing
Quality and risk management
Education and training facilitation.