OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE

(Serge Island Dairies- St. Thomas)  

 

THE ROLE

The incumbent will be responsible for planning, co-ordinating and implementing occupational health programmes designed to provide a high standard of professional health care and advice to employees.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor and maintain the Company’s occupational health care programmes.
  • Ensure the implementation of the Company’s occupational  health care programme by counselling employees on health related matters and consulting with external medical personnel and services as necessary
  • Manage and evaluate sick leaves and absenteeism for the detection and follow-up of occupation related illness, post-sick leave as well as accident fitness evaluation.
  • Investigate and recommend systems for improved health care
  • Monitor, maintain and control the supply of drugs and other materials used by subsidiary
  • Co-ordinate the visitation programme for sick and disabled employees.
  • Inspect plant facilities, identify and report occupational health hazards.
  • Monitor the incidence and frequency of occupational ailments of individual employees on the job and take the necessary corrective measures.
  • Monitor investigation of injuries sustained by employees on the job and ensure the completion of  necessary insurance and other claims
  • Monitor and ensure provision of valid Food Handlers Permits for the relevant employees
  • Collaborate with the Ministry of Health and other agencies on medical advisories of national importance and communicate with employees as required.
  • Assistwith Safety, G.M.P and other health related educational programs and activities.
  • Coordinate the scheduling and implementation of periodic for First Aid training.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • BSc.  in Nursing from an accredited institution

                        OR

  • Diploma or equivalent in Industrial Nursing Administration
  • Registered General Certificate in nursing practice.
  • Training in midwifery and First Aid , a distinct asset
  • Training in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Four (4) years nursing experience in an industrial environment  

Please apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday August 4, 2017.

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