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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.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • 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
  • Advise line managers on the recognition, evaluation and control of environmental factors or stressors arising in or from the workplace
Applicants for this position must have:
  • 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
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Waste management
  • Quality and risk management
  • Teamwork
  • Education and training facilitation

For further information please contact Mednurse on 021 421 0832 or fax your updated CV to 086 247 3449 Apply Now!

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