Treatment & Occupational Health Screening Nurse

Recruiter
Smart Recruit Online
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Treatment & Occupational Health Screening Nurse to join our London Construction team on a full time basis of 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

The successful individual will be required to work in a multidisciplinary team providing Occupational Health screening, treatment and emergency response services across our client sites across the London Region. This role requires an ability to assess and manage minor injury and illness, deliver health and wellbeing initiatives, and work with external organisations and other healthcare professionals.


Main duties of the role include:

Provide professional advice, support and guidance.
Assess new clients presenting to Occupational Health.
Assess individuals fitness to work for the appropriate job role.
Provide clinical assessment of clients presenting with minor illness and injury
Provide health surveillance.
Write letters to GP/Specialists in line with the Access to Medical Reports Act and GDPR
Support the OH Manager to advise, monitor and assess the clinical practice of the OH team
Respond to Client/Managers requests for support/information on the working environment
Provide competent treatments and successfully manage the referral of clients.
Maintain appropriate records.
Ensure clinical assessment skills are maintained in line with best practice
Provide clinical support and cover to all Peripatetic Occupational Health Clinics managed within the contract
Provide clinical support to the first aid provision on site
Prioritise and manage the clinical caseload generated by the various clients
This role will be roughly 50% safety critical medicals/Health Surveillance, 30% mini health checks and treatments, 10% Health Education and 10% Drug and Alcohol testing.


Occupational Health Nurse Treatment Nurse OH Nurse Occupational Health Nurse Registered Nurse OH Health and Medical A&E
Essential Skills

Be a registered nurse with NMC Part 1
Have a solid educational background including a good standard of numeracy and written English
Be able to evidence up to date professional knowledge
Have the ability to work confidently and independently whilst operating within a team framework
Be able to demonstrate a selfmotivated and proactive approach to work
Demonstrate good IT literate
Have experience within an A&E and/or an acute/practice area
Be able to prioritise own workload and manage own time effectively, selfmotivated and capable of working flexibly and to strict deadlines
Desirable Skills

Previous experience working in Occupational Health, ideally in a construction setting.

It is desirable for nurses to have experience in the following areas, however, training can be provided:

Audiometry
Spirometry
HAVS
Skin assessments
Fitness for work medicals
Preplacement questionnaires
About Company

We are one of the UKs 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 organisations 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 submit to us as part of your application for employment will be held and used by us in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018, which incorporates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and all relevant subsequent legislation. From the point at which we receive your application we will be required to maintain and process data about you for the purposes of reaching and communicating a recruitment decision. If your application is selected for interview you will be sent an Applicant Privacy Notice giving further details on how we will process and maintain any personal information gathered during this stage of the recruitment process.

We will retain the details of unsuccessful applicants for a period 12 months following the completion of the recruitment process.

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. Advertised through Zoek 4aef6d94ed7d48268e5be382f697834a7

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