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Occupational Health Nurse

Company AHRI
Reference # SOM/OCCNURSE/MARCH/2020
Published 25/03/2020
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Introduction
The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
Job Functions Clinical,Health & Safety,Nursing
Industries Medical,Ngo / Non-Profit,Research,Science & Technology
Specification
The Occupational Health Nurse will be required to provide a Health Services at the AHRI Somkhele Clinic. S/he will work in conjunction with the AHRI DBN OHNP & the Occupational Medical Physician (OMP). The incumbent will report to the Head of Safety. This is a full time position from Mon-Friday.
Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
1.Degree or Diploma in Nursing - Registered Professional Nurse with SANC
2.Diploma in Occupational Health (advantage)
3.Dispensing License & Computer Literacy

Minimum Experience
1.5 years’ post-registration experience in Primary/Community or OH Clinic

Knowledge and Abilities Required
1.Familiar with PHC & OH practices
2.Experience in handling and reporting of Occupational Injuries and Diseases.
3.Knowledge of OHSA & COIDA legislation

Skills Required
1. Ability to plan, co-ordinate and implement plans
2.Proactive
3.Good work ethic
4.Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook
5.Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Advantageous
1.Diploma/Certificate in Community Health or Primary Health Care
2.Employee Assistance Programme or Disability Management Experience Knowledge of Health Assessments and Medical Surveillance programmes
3.Trauma and First Aid training
4.Voluntary Counselling & Testing (VCT) training and experience
5.Training on mental health issues and handling thereof

Job Closing Date 01/04/2020
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