Occupational Health Nurse

07 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Please note, This a long term contract position working 2 days per month.

The purpose of the role is to deliver a comprehensive Occupational Health Nursing Service in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Councils (NMC) Code of Professional Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice (or equivalent). The OHNA will work either within the Iqarus clinic environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team or within a client company workplace.

* Maintain professional standards in accordance with current legislation and practice including relevant professional registration and continuing professional development.

* Ensure clinical Occupational Health practices undertaken are in accordance with the Iqarus policies and procedures.

* Liaise with other case management stakeholders, such as client's HR teams, in the management of sickness absence and with client's HSE teams in the identification of risk and the development of risk prevention, control or management strategies.

* Advise, review and assist in the development of Iqarus and Client company policies focusing on protection of the mental and physical wellbeing of employees.

* Promote the business interests through a professional delivery of service and an awareness of new initiatives within Iqarus.

* Ensure that line managers are promptly informed of any evolving risks or issues in relation to service delivery.

* Ensure that thorough clinical case notes are maintained for each patient seen in accordance with local policy.

* Ensure patient confidentiality at all times.

* Perform routine medicals (such as industry standard medicals, pre-placement medicals, substance abuse screening).

* Perform Specialist medicals (such as working at heights, working in confined spaces, night worker's medicals, lone worker's medicals, driver medicals)