Wednesday , September 27 2023

Sappi Careers – Nursing Assistant

Website Sappi

Job Description:

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Nursing Assistant to assist with the maintenance of a healthy workforce, establish support functions that aim to improve employee safety and productivity, and to implement systems that ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Audiometry, vision and lung function testing and ensure daily calibration of spirometer and audiometer (after certification and training).
  • Accurate record keeping and reporting of consultations in medical records through electronic data management for legal and statistical requirements in accordance confidentiality clause
  • Educate regarding chronic and acute treatment, the correct intake of their medication, diet, partner disclosure and holistic health management
  • Conduct plant visits and inspections to ensure cleanliness and to identify certain basic health risks
  • Assist with medical waste care management
  • Schedule medical examinations, take patient history prior to medical examination and conduct basic observations including blood pressure, pulse, weight, urine, and height to assist in completion of medical examinations
  • Assist with wound care
  • Participate in relevant committee structures. e.g., Health and Safety, EWB peer educators and visit departments/sections to discuss health-related issues.
  • Monitor and assist substance abusers and assist with the follow up
  • Assist with appointments and referrals to external service providers as per standard operating procedures.
  • Conduct HCT counselling and testing

Job Requirements:

  • Registration with South African Nursing council or the Health Professionals council
  • First aid level 1
  • General Nursing Assistant qualification/ Basic Ambulance Assistant qualification
  • 1 Year experience in a clinical environment or similar
  • Certificate in Audiometry and Spirometry
  • Health Care initiated Testing (HCT) certificate

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ngodwana, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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