Occupational Health Nurse

Occupational Health Nurse
Company:

Southern Dhb


Place:

Otago


Area:

Nurses

Occupational Health Nurse

Details of the offer

Occupational Health Nurse
Dunedin Hospital
• Permanent, part-time role (0.6 FTE, 24 hours per week)
• Help to improve employee health care and health outcomes
• Small, supportive team environment
Put your occupational health knowledge and skills to good use at the Southern DHB.

About the opportunity
Reporting into our Health & Welfare Manager, you will be working alongside a small team of experienced Occupational Health Nurses to provide oversight, vision and support for the Southern DHB management and employees in all aspects of workplace occupational health management.
This is a Monday to Friday role, working 24 hours per week, with days worked negotiable for the right candidate.
Key areas of focus for your role will be (but are not limited to):
• Promoting a comprehensive workplace health promotion strategy providing support for employees across the SDHB district
• Assist in developing, managing and communicating all SDHB health and welfare policies, procedures and standards
• Delivering a robust health assessment and monitoring programme
• Participate in the SDHB worker vaccination programme
• Providing advice and support regarding primary prevention
This is a great opportunity to put your occupational health skills and knowledge to good use!
About you
This is your opportunity to positively impact the health and welfare of your Southern DHB colleagues throughout the Southern region. Our ideal candidate will bring the following skills and experience:
• Registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse
• Hold a current Nursing Council of New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate
• Be an authorised vaccinator
• Previous experience within an Occupational Health role would be beneficial
• Excellent communication and the ability to easily build rapport with people from all walks of life
• Injury prevention
About us
The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to over 350,000 people in a diverse communities. We take pride in the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our population. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the heart of everything we do.
Why Southern?
Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out ***** for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Thursday 10th September 2020
For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate Directorate on (03) 470 9021
Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.


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