Netcare Vacancies 2023 – Occupational Health Practitioner

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Job Description:

The Occupational Health Practitioner will be responsible to contribute to a safe and healthy work environment by implementing and monitoring activities relating to occupational safety, health, waste and executing a risk based medical surveillance programme.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement a risk based Immunisation programme.
  • Co-ordinate radiation medicals and assist with over exposure incidents.
  • Advise line managers and workers on legal requirements with regards to appropriate Waste Management which include segregation, containerisation, storage, transport and disposal of waste.
  • Provide Emergency Medical Care when needed.
  • Perform duties as the designated Waste Officer for the Hospital.
  • Plan time for workplace visits, risk assessments, audits and consultation with workers and management with regards to OHS and Waste.
  • Advise Line managers and workers on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and clothing.
  • Collate and Review monthly Occupational Health and Waste Statistics and reports to ensure timeous identification of trends and associated risks or opportunities for improvement.
  • Manage Dosimeters and monitor employee exposure doses.
  • Consultation, Counselling and/or referral of employees when needed to ensure optimal physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Assist the responsible Radiographer and licence holder of Hospital radiation equipment as Radiation Safety Officer
  • Maintain accurate, complete, updated and confidential health records for each employee.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others.
  • Excellent understanding of relevant legislation applicable to OHS.
  • Understanding of risk management processes

Qualification & Experience:

  • Registration with SASOHN and/or SAIOSH.
  • Registration with SANC as an OHNP.
  • Registered as a General Nurse with the South African Nursing Council or equivalent NQF 7 qualification.

Job Details:

Company: Netcare

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Centurion, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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