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Occupational Health Practitioner

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24 Sep, 2013

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Cullinan Diamond Mine is situated in the town of Cullinan 30km east from Pretoria. The mine is currently mining at a depth of 747
meters using mechanized trackless block-cave mining.

Job Grade: C3
Reference Nr: CUL086

Job Description: The incumbent will be responsible to manage and maintain an efficient Occupational Health Service and risk
based Medical Surveillance Programme as prescribed by the MHSA.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
 Develop, implement, maintain and monitor Medical Surveillance Programme to ensure legal compliance
 Develop, implement and maintain Primary Health Care Programmes which includes chronic diseases, HIV/Aids and
Tuberculosis to enhance the wellness of employees
 Compile and distribute reports in accordance with legislation and company standards
 Conduct trend analysis of Medical Surveillance and Primary Health Care and provide feedback and action plans
 Assist in treating injury on duty cases with notifications to the Occupational Medical Practitioner
 Assist and participate during health campaigns
 Update and maintain all medical records and registers
 Oversee inspections of First Aid equipment and First Aid rooms
 Participate in investigating medical cases as and when necessary and ensure prompt reporting to the relevant authorities
 Perform budgeting activities for area of responsibility and responsible to perform stock management activities
 Personnel management including the implementation of a proper workflow system
 Ensure adherence to the Mine’s Codes of Practice for Medical Fitness, Standards, Procedures and Protocols and report any
observations of this not being done
 Ensure personal and co-workers adherence and compliance to Security and Company’s SHE objectives


Minimum Requirements:
 Relevant Degree / Diploma in General Nursing with Psychiatry, Community, Occupational Health and Primary Health
 Registered with SASHON and South African Nursing Council as Professional Nurse
 5 years Occupational Health experience
 PC Literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Windows System
 Qualified in Spirometry and Audiometry


Other Skills / Competencies:
 Time management, planning, leading and organisational abilities
 Independent, proactive thinking, motivated and have the ability to do own job planning
 Good Interpersonal skills
 Capable of working under pressure and within a team
Cullinan Diamond Mine is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right to appoint. Preference will be given to EE and internal applicants.
Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process.
Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on mine induction and the aforementioned criteria.


How to Apply

If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an Authorisation Form (signed by the General/Mine Manager), Internal Application
Form (signed by your Line Manager), your résumé, qualifications and ID when applying.
Please complete an application form (available on http://www.petradiamonds.com/~/media/Files/P/Petra-Diamonds/Attachments/pdf/careers/PDSA-HR-09-Job-Application-form.pdf ) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to [email protected] or fax 086 692 2442 on or before 6 October 2013.

Please note that incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.
If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


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