Rand Water – Temporary Occupational Health Practitioner



Closing Date2020/05/10
Reference NumberRAN200504-1
Job TitleTEMPORARY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER : (Fixed term contract 3 months)
PortfolioBulk Water Services – Operations
Job Type ClassificationTemporary
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceGauteng
Location – Town / CityThree River East
Location – SiteZuikerbosch
Job Advert SummaryThe OHP provides a support service of advisory and diagnostic nature to the organization and its employees by providing direction in terms of occupational health and nursing principles, thus creating a healthy, productive workforce to obtain the highest quality of health care.
Minimum Requirements• 4 years Diploma/Degree in General Nursing, and registered with the SA Nursing Council as “Registered Nurse”. • 1 year certificate or 2 year B Tech Diploma in Occupational Health nursing, registered with the SA Nursing Council as “Occupational Health Practitioner” as required by the OHS Act. • Qualification in spirometry • Registered Audiometrist with a SASOHN dispensing licence • Computer literate in Microsoft Office • Valid Code B driver’s licence and ability to pass Rand Water’s K53 test
Primary Duties• Practice in terms of the guidelines and requirements of the SA Nursing Council, SASOHN, COID, Medicine and related substance Act and OHS Act • Render occupational health care at the workplace for the prevention and managing of occupational diseases • Implement and maintain an effective medical surveillance programme. • Identification of health hazards/risks that employees are exposes to. • Provide direction to management on the maintaining of employees health. • Managing the reporting of injuries and occupational diseases • Primary health care where possible with diagnosis, treatment and referral of minor ailments and chronic diseases • Make direct decisions pertaining to the dispending and control of medication. • Refer employees with symptoms and signs of communicable diseases, e.g. HIV/AIDS and other STD’s, TB, etc to appropriate service providers. • Responsible for quick, critical, and correct decision-making during emergency treatment. • Advisory member on the Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Committees • Effective supervision of subordinates • Financial management by monitoring and controlling of an approved budget. • Provide specialist advice to Line Managers and assist in medical panel cases pertaining to incapacity and disability • Implement occupational health and awareness programmes
Knowledge• Knowledge and application of OHS Act, COIDA, Medicines, and Related Substances Control Act, Nursing Act. • Application and analysis of Audiometry and spirometry • Dispensing of medicines • Knowledge and application of OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 systems
Skills• Good communication, report and procedure writing skills • Conflict resolution • Networking skills • Financial skills to compile budgets, variance reports and expenditure within budgets • Excellent presentation skills
Attitude• Decisive • Work independent • Team orientated • Results driven • Work under pressure


We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, preference will be given to females and/ or people with disabilities to give effect to Rand Water’s Employment Equity objectives.

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