Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner  - PretoriaIntroductionThe 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.Duties & ResponsibilitiesKey Responsibilities include:Revise the Occupational Health Programme annually with the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) team and managementAttend Safety, Health, Environment ( SHE) committee meetings as the Occupational Health advisorMaintain accurate, complete, updated and confidential health records for each employeePlan clinic times around employee needsPlan 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 issuesEnsure legal compliance with company Occupational Health policies, OHS and related ActsPrepare a budget for the facility’s occupational health costs and monitor expenditure.Prepare monthly and annual OH reports and statisticsFollow up on all staff-related injuries on duty (IOD’s), including needle-stick injuries (investigate incident, submit IMS documentation and conduct remedial counselling)Desired Experience & QualificationApplicants for this position must have:Registered as a General Nurse with the South African Nursing Council or equivalent NQF 7 qualificationRegistration with SANC as an OHNPClinical occupational health nursingMedical SurveillanceWaste managementQuality and risk managementTeamworkEducation and training facilitation
Pretoria, GT, ZA