Job Openings Registered Nurse/Occupational Health Nurse

About the job Registered Nurse/Occupational Health Nurse

Vacancy:  Registered Nurse

Nature of role: Permanent position

Location: South of Namibia, Ariamsvlei area

A Namibian-registered private company since 2005, with the objective to produce, grow and sell high-value agricultural crops for the international market, has a few career opportunities. They are focused on developing individuals and providing as many team building activities as possible.

Primary purpose of position

To provide professional medical support and being responsible for the various clinic and occupational health functions, which include assessing and monitoring on-site team members needs, ensure treatment and care is conducted according to the procedures of the on-site clinic, administer medications, and perform other related tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Restoring and promoting team members health by completing the nursing process in other words, all PHC services including injuries while on duty.
  • Collaborating with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, line managers, management and team members.
  • Identifying care requirements by establishing personal rapport with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, line managers, executive management and team members.
  • Driving the annual renewal of registration of the clinic.
  • Establishing a compassionate environment by providing support to team members.
  • Assuring quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against care goals and ministerial requirements and standards.
  • Organising monthly outreach clinic hosted by the Ministry of Health and Social Services.
  • Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protecting employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols; medication administration and storage procedures; and controlled substance regulations.
  • Documenting as part of administrative duties the care services delivery by recording daily care requirements, statistics and medical needs and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to management.
  • Referring on-site personnel to nearest Doctor/Health Facility if on-site is not possible especially in the event of major injuries while on duty.
  • Ensuring operation of equipment and clinic by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; and evaluating new equipment and techniques required for the care of the team members on-site.
  • Maintaining nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and participating in professional societies.
  • Collecting information and drafting submissions to the Board of Directors.
  • Contributing to company effort by accomplishing related results as required.
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality.

Qualification requirements

  • Registered Nurse (RN) with a diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery.
  • Candidate must be registered with the HPCNA.
  • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and environmental policies and procedures, including training of staff in these areas.
  • NOSA certification will be advantageous.
  • Minimum software skills required: Pastel, Microsoft Office (Power Point, Excel, Outlook & Word)

Experience & skills requirements

  • Clinical skills
  • Bedside manner
  • Infection control
  • Physiological knowledge
  • Administering medication
  • Multitasking, listening, verbal communication and report writing.
  • Health promotion and maintenance.
  • Ability to manage time effectively, set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Being independently pro-active and a team player.
  • Problem solving skills, detail-orientated and quality focused.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English / Afrikaans.
  • Any other national language will be an advantage.

Other

  • Code B Drivers license.

WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY BY SUBMITTING YOUR DETAILED CV ON THIS CAREER PAGE. (SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE NOT TO BE SUBMITTED AT THIS STAGE.)


Enquiries may be directed to:
[email protected] / +264 61 234151

Closing Date: Thursday, 15 September 2022 @ 17h00

No late applications will be accepted.