Occupational Health Nurse B5 - HMS Drake - Plymouth

Military Medical Personnel
£16.00 - £18.00/Hour
02 Dec 2017
04 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION- SERVICE REQUIREMENTS To implement, maintain and participate in health surveillance programmes in accordance with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) and other relevant Health and Safety regulations as required.To undertake clinical procedures such as Spirometer, Audiometry, Visual Acuity testing, Blood Pressure monitoring and routine urinalysis.To assist with fitness for work assessments in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct and Scope of Practice guidelines.To provide information, advice and assistance regarding Medical Force Protection programmes.To collect and record Occupational Health data.To assist with the identification of trends in sickness and absence, and contribute to the generation of reports.To assist with the conduct of the full range of pre-employment health screening and assessment of fitness to work as required.STANDARDS TO WHICH A REGISTERED NURSE MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICES.To comply with regulatory standards set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Councils Code of Conduct.To comply with Joint Service Publication (JSP) 950 Medical Policy.ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE Must be Registered Nurse (A) Level 1 with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and not be subject to any restrictions in practice.Must hold a Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing.Must hold a full driving licence valid in the UK.Must hold in date Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding Level 3 certificates.Must hold current, valid personal medical indemnity insurance. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCEExperience in undertaking fitness for work assessments and functional capacity assessments.Experience in delivering the full remit of Health Surveillance, in particular Hand-Arm Vibration, Spirometry, Audiometry, Visual Acuity testing, Blood Pressure monitoring and routine urinalysis.Previous Ministry of Defence (MOD) experience.