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Occupational Health Nurse – Mining (Cullinan)

Our client, a leading Diamond Mining Group is looking for an experienced and qualified Occupational Health Nurse at their Cullinan Diamond Mine which is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria.

 

Job Grade: C2

 

Job Description:

Provide total nursing care, as defined in the Standards laid down by the Medical profession. Monitor and maintain environmental, health and hygiene programmes.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Assist in identifying, developing and providing a comprehensive occupational health program service

Carry out Doctor’s and Occupational Health Practitioner’s (OHP) orders regarding treatment of patients and screening

Carry out monthly consumable stock takes and place orders

Conduct workplace inspections

Deal with all emergencies when required

Maintain patients’ records and confidentiality

Participate during medical incapacity cases, as and when required

Participate in occupational health investigations as and when required, although usually done by the OHP

Provide counselling to patients

Responsible for drug testing

Responsible for legislative requirements

Responsible for providing a primary health care service

Report occupational illness/diseases to the relevant authorities and keep accurate record thereof

Participate in the occupational health risk assessment

General administration duties

Participate in occupational health campaigns

 

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 12

Degree: Nursing Science: General: Psychiatry: Community And Midwifery

Diploma: Occupational Health Nursing

Valid Registration with SANC & HPCSA

2 years’ experience in Occupational Health

Valid Registration with SASOHN

Valid Dispensing License

Computer literacy (Critical)

 

Advantageous:

Valid Audiometry Certificate with instruction 171 update and valid Spirometry Certificate

HIV/Aids Testing and Counselling Certificate

Degree / Diploma in Primary Health Care and/or Primary Clinical Care for Nurses would be advantageous

 

Other Skills / Competencies

Assertiveness; Attention to Detail; Communication Skills; Professionalism; Stress Management; Reliability

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