Occupational Health Nurse Practioner (ohnp)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DISTRICTS EKURHULENI NORTH (EN)
REF NO: CHBNC2019/OHS01
Directorate: Nursing Education and Training
SALARY Grade 1: R383 226 per annum (plus benefits) Grade 2: R471 333 per annum (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Nursing College 96
CLOSING DATE : 20 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Senior Certificate /Grade 12 or equivalent qualification.
Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a professional nurse and midwife or Basic qualifications accredited with SANC in terms of Government Notice R425.
Diploma/Degree in Occupational Health Nursing Science.
Diploma/Degree in Clinical Nursing Science, Health, Assessment Treatment and Care (PHC) and a Dispensing License might be added as an advantage.
Grade 1: a minimum of 4 years appropriate/ recognizable nursing experience after registered as Professional Nurse.
Health Services and developing programs will be added as an advantage for Grade 1.
Grade 2: a minimum of 14 years appropriate/ recognizable nursing experience after registered as Professional Nurse, at least 10 years of the period must be appropriate/recognizable experience in Occupational Health Knowledge of Audiometry and Spirometer.
Last position held as an Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner should not be more than 10 years from the current held position.
Good knowledge of an integrated Employee Wellness Program.
Proof of computer literacy skills (Word, Power Point, Excel,).
Sound Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work under pressure within a changing environment.
Ability to work independently.
Sound interpersonal skills.

DUTIES :
Administer policies and procedures of Employee Wellness Programs (EWP) and Health objectives.
Provide Occupational Health services to employees that lead to working environment.
Comply with statutory requirements, departmental policies, procedures and administration duties.
Implement relevant EWP and Occupational through the means of the Employee Wellness Centre.
Implement a referral system for institutions, program development and marketing of EWP services.
The incumbent will also be expected to manage medical emergencies, PHC requirements planning and implementation of disaster management.
Work with Human Resources and other stakeholders in the management of absenteeism due to ill health and injury on duty.
Plan and budget for EWP.
Identify training needs and develop programs.
Monitor and evaluate programs.
Advise management on legislated EWP and OHS matters.
Ensure promotion of health and well-being through EWP and OHS service.

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