Professional Nurse (Level 4) (Senior OHNP); C Upper; VAR062/22SK
Seriti Coal
Emalahleni, Mpumalanga
Posted 23 June 2022 - Closing Date 29 June 2022

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Job Description

When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID, Drivers and qualifications.




The role:

To assist Health Center Superintendent in managing the Occupational Health Centre and to provide an occupational health service in accordance with the relevant legislation and the occupational health policies of Seriti Resources.


Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Ensure effective management of communication within the occupational health center
  • Provide quality customer service delivery within the occupational health center
  • Provide input into the development of goals for the health service consistent with the goals of the organization
  • Provide data for compilation of reports and statistics to ensure the effectiveness of control measures implemented as a result of continuous improvement and monitoring of employee health determination
  • Facilitate the health education induction programme in such a way to aim at more effective integration of employees back to work
  • Provide input into development and successful implementation of policies and procedures within occupational health centre
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff
  • Ensure that all health data are organised, verified and reported on the Health Information Management system
  • Assist to compiles and submit in time accurate monthly, 6 monthly and annual reports on health data.
  • Keeps employee electronic/physical medical records confidential
  • Report key indicators to the OHP and OMP
  • Comply to legislative and company reporting requirements
  • Perform statistical analysis on the data to determine any illness trends
  • Assist with the development of the budget for the relevant occupational health center in order to attain the goals and Monitor and operate within the budget


You will need:

  • National Diploma/Degree in nursing (NQF Level 7)
  • Diploma/BTech Occupational Health Nursing Science
  • Current registration and in good standing with South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse and Post Basic Occupational Health Nursing Science
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience post-graduation
  • Shall be trained in audiometry, spirometry, vision screening and multi-drug testing
  • Shall be in possession of a dispensing license
  • Medical database experience
  • Experience in Coal mining industry
  • Experience in COID Act reporting and administration
  • In depth understanding of relevant medical legislation including:
    • The Mine Health and Safety Act
    • Health Act
    • Compensation of Occupational Diseases Act
    • Occupational Disease in Mines and Works Act
    • Nursing Act
    • Medicine and Related Substance Act
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders to deliver favourable outcomes
  • Ability to manage contractors on-site to deliver favourable outcomes
  • Excellent understanding of Health Legislative requirement
  • Demonstrable drive for results
  • Proven ability to solve problems and deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to communicate effectively and passionately at all levels
  • The ability to challenge, motivate, inspire and influence at all levels to achieve desired Health outcomes
  • Ability to present interpret, analyse and report on health data
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office)
  • Valid Driver’s licence
  • In possession of or able to obtain a certificate of fitness



  • Primary Health Care (PHC) qualification
  • HIV/AIDS course


Ref No: VAR062/22SK

Closing date: 29 June 2022



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A CV with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of relevant qualifications, together with ID document & valid driver’s license must be accompanied with your application.

Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity targets.

All applicants are thanked for their interest. 

Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful. 

Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.