Occupational Health Nurses (OHNs) are registered nurses (RNs) who practice in the workplace of a company or organization outside of healthcare institutions. They treat employees, inspect the work area for health hazards, and observe working conditions. Occupational health nurses can work in various industries, such as construction, manufacturing, commercial, and government institutions. Some occupational health nurses work as independent consultants and provide services to different clients.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
They shall be rendering the following services to our company nationwide;
* Responsible for providing basic first aid, *Evaluating an employee’s health and providing initial diagnosis on medical conditions,
*Maintaining employee health records, as well as appraising the safety and health hazards in the work environment.
* He or she may conduct thorough physical examinations on an employee in order to establish preexisting medical conditions or determine physical ailments acquired in the workplace.
*The occupational health nurse inspects the work area and equipment used by personnel for safety compliance,
*They also generates detailed reports on safety conditions,
*Educates employees on preventative measures against occupational hazards, *promotes healthy living and working conditions, provides counseling and support,
*Develops health and safety policies, and ensures that the company is up to date with public health and employment safety legislations.
*It is important to possess good interpersonal and communication skills, *Excellent observational skills, and advanced knowledge in public safety and industrial health standards.
*An occupational health nurse must be patient, supportive, compassionate and be able to maintain composure and work effectively within groups.
*Degree, Diploma or its equivalent from relevant discipline/course
•Servicing NYSC candidates can apply
*Higher Nursing or Health Certification is an added advantage
MODE of APPLICATION
•Interested and qualify applicants should forward detailed CV to:
• Candidates can also opt to send their Fullnames, Date of Birth, Current contact address, Valid phone number, Age, Years of experience and Job applying for to
• Candidates can also optionally, send their Fullnames, Date of Birth, Current contact address, Valid phone number, Age, Years of experience and Job applying for to the advert message box.
>Candidates should comply with all requirements and instructions enlisted; failure to do so will lead to AUTOMATIC disqualification.
> Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted