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Occupational Medical Practitioner – Mining (Libanon, Kloof & Driefontein)

Our client, a leading international Mining Group, is looking for an experienced and qualified Occupational Medical Practitioner at their Libanon, Driefontein and Kloof facilities in the Gauteng Province.

Summary:

The duties of a Occupational Medical Practitioner include the day-to-day management of the Occupational and Primary Health Centres, Management of Primary Health care patients, Statutory Medical Surveillance and fitness to work assessments, multidisciplinary team work including reports to colleagues, related Disciplines, Management, Emergency Medical Services and rehabilitation team.

The appointee should:

Have an MB ChB or equivalent Degree as well as a recognised Specialist Occupational Medicine Qualification or Diploma in Occupational Health

Be registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an Occupational Medical Practitioner

Have extensive knowledge of, and insight into the Mine Health and Safety Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act and all relevant labour related legislation

Have a keen appreciation of ethical issues in Occupational Health Practice as well as insight into broad public health, including TB and HIV/AIDS and environmental issues

Have well developed interpersonal and communication skills (including diplomacy) and the ability to work independently

Have Management skills

Display a sound working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite including database management

Be prepared to use own transport and willingness to undertake business travel as and when required

Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre

Advantageous requirements:

Overall knowledge of the working conditions, activities, policies and procedures of mines pertaining to Occupational Health, including Occupational Hygiene and Safety

Fluency in an official South African language besides English

Working experience in the Mining Industry, or as an Occupational Physician with at least 3 years’ experience in other industries

Key responsibilities include:

The Occupational Medical Team provides a cost effective occupational medicine service to Sibanye Stillwater, its operating companies and contractors. Travel to other areas may be required

Duties will include the day-to-day management of the Occupational and Primary Health Centres, Management of Primary Health care patients, Statutory Medical Surveillance and fitness to work assessments, multidisciplinary team work including reports to colleagues, related Disciplines, Management, Emergency Medical Services and rehabilitation team

Providing and monitoring quality patient care

Cost effective patient management

Undertaking of Managerial responsibilities including after hours telephonic support

Organizing preventive medical programmes

Promoting health education

Working with staff members as part of a team

Good record keeping

Participating in CME’s (Continued Medical Education)

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