Occupational Health Practitioners

Our Client in the FMCG industry needs suitably qualified Occupational Health Practitioners for Temporary positions leading to possible permanent placement.

Duties & Responsibilities

KEY JOB OUTPUTS:

  • Manage a comprehensive and effective occupational health programme
  • Provide a sustainable health promotion programme
  • Comply with statutory requirements AND Company policies and procedures
  • Administrative duties required in the occupational health setting

Desired Experience & Qualification

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Diploma/ Degree in General Nursing
  • A qualification in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Qualification in Primary Health Care advantageous
  • Certificate in spirometry
  • Certificate of Competence for the Dispensing Course for Health Care Professionals

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-4 years experience in an occupational health clinic (for FH this is essential)
  • Previous exposure to a Manufacturing environment would be ideal.

STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registration with South African Nursing Council as a professional nurse
  • Provide proof of professional indemnity
  • Dispensing License

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sound knowledge of relevant statutory legislation
  • Knowledge of environmental and health hazards within the workplace
  • Working knowledge of procedures followed when dealing with the Compensation Commissioner
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Disability Management experience – relevant referrals

COMPETENCIES:

  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Sound communication skills
  • Good organizational skills, and the ability to work independently
  • Decision-making skills – the freedom to act
  • Administrative and financial skills
  • Good counselling skills
  • Ability to interpret and react on collected data

Should you have the skills/qualifications or know of any suitable candidates, please feel free to contact us on 0871 505 417 for further information.

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