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Occupational Health Nurse

Posted 18 May by Smart Recruit Online Limited Easy Apply Ended

We are currently recruiting for two qualified Occupational Health Nurse's to join our team based in Barrow-In-Furness on a full-time basis, 40 hours per week. The shifts will be 8.5 hours to be worked between the hours of 7.30am to 4pm and 3.30pm to 12am (shift allowance applicable after 7pm)

The successful candidate will be required to provide emergency response, treatment service, pre-employments, health surveillance, health promotion, conduct risk assessments and drug and alcohol testing.

Main duties of the role include:

  • To provide a full OH/Treatment service in line with the client contract including consultation, clinical assessment & treatment, advice, education, medical assessments etc following DHC guidelines and written instructions.
  • To provide professional advice, support and guidance to the client and wider multidisciplinary team.
  • Act as a mentor and professional role model to the Technicians.
  • To assess clients presenting to Occupational Health providing sound clinical advice and treatment.
  • To assess client's fitness to work for the appropriate job role in line with DHC policies and guidelines and issue appropriate fitness certificates.
  • To write letters to GP/Specialists in line with the Access to Medical Reports Act and Data Protection Act.
  • To maintain appropriate records in line with departmental protocols on record keeping
  • To provide health surveillance in accordance with current legislation and In line with DHC policies and guidelines.
  • To provide clinical support to the first aid provision on site.
  • To assist in the provision of health promotion and wellbeing on site.
  • To maintain valid and up to date registration with the NMC and comply with NMC guidelines in relation to professional issues and clinical supervision
  • To maintain working knowledge of DHC policies and procedures and adopt these accordingly
  • To maintain a flexible approach to the role according to professional and service needs

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Emergency responses
  • Treatment service
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Health surveillance
  • Health promotion
  • Risk assessments
  • DSE assessments
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Maintain accurate statistics

Additional Salary Info: 25 days Annual Leave, Perkbox, Health Cash Plan

Occupational Health Nurse | Occupational Health | OH | OHN | Nurse | Registered Nurse | RGN | RN | NMC | Assessment

Essential Skills

  • Registered general nurse or qualification in adult nursing
  • Driving license
  • Good clinical knowledge and expertise for interpretation of health screening / surveillance results
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • Good PC/ IT skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Excellent clinical skills, including suturing and cannulation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good judgement and decision-making skills
  • Presentation skills - for delivery of group health promotion initiatives, health and safety meetings etc.
  • Motivation and ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team
  • Good time keeping skills
  • Ability to organise work demands and priorities to achieve goals
Desirable Skills
  • Specialty qualification in OH
  • A&E Experience
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • Previous OH experience
  • Wide variety of previous nursing experience
  • Corporate OH experience
About Company

We are one of the UK's leading providers of occupational health services. Established in 2002 by a group of occupational health professionals, we have experienced strong, steady growth. We offer a full portfolio of occupational health services, combining them into bespoke programmes that suit your organisation's people and their needs. We also provide innovative medical care training courses that give personnel the skills they need to handle medical emergencies.

The information you have submitted will be held and used by us in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and all relevant subsequent legislation. This information will be held and processed for the purpose of personnel/payroll administration and statistical and business analysis. We will retain the forms of unsuccessful applicants for 6 months in accordance with current guidance.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Required skills

  • OHN
  • Occupational Health Nurse

Reference: 35173240

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