Clinical Nurse Specialist - Occupational Health

Dublin
Trinity Recruitment € 50912.0 - 60610.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 50912.0 - 60610.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
30 Apr 2021

Job Description

Person Specification - Clinical Nurse Specialist - Occupational Health

Essential Qualifications: Registered General Nurse with the NMBI

Desirable Qualifications: Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing or equivalent

Essential Experience: Minimum of two years experience in Occupational Health, preferably in a hospital environment

Salary: In line with experience and according to HSE Payscale.

Essential Competencies: Have proven clinical and professional ability. Commitment to employee health and welfare. IT computer skills - Word, Excel. Good organisational, communication and administrative skills. Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines. Ability to work on own initiative. Self motivated. Be competent in spirometry, vision screen, VDU assesments and audiometry.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and maintain an Occupational Health Service for the Hospital.

Co-ordinate and manage various Nurse led Programmes including screening, bloods, vaccination, maintenance of records for all staff including NCHD’s and advice as appropriate on universal precautions.

Advise on and administer immunisation programmes e.g. Tuberculosis, Tetanus, Rubella and other infectious disease which staff may be exposed to in the course of their duty. Organise screening programmes for MRSA when required.

Assess and counsel staff post incident e.g. needle stick, blood/body fluid exposure and organise prophylaxis where required in conjunction with the Consultant Microbiologist/CNS Infection Control. Proceed with follow-up action until all issues relating to the incident is successfully dealt with.

Provide emergency assessment and initial treatment/ first aid of employees’ injury or illness and make referrals to outside Hospital, doctor and /or outside services as necessary and/or take any other corrective/follow-up action to ensure each case is dealt with in its entirety.

Provide an independent and confidential service to employees regarding all aspects of health and problems caused or exacerbated at work.

Provide counselling, as appropriate to employees and provide advice on measures to reduce absenteeism.

Critical Incident Stress De-briefing i.e. violence in the workplace/ accident at work, major emergency, staff bereavement etc.

In consultation with the Director of Nursing/HR Manager, follow-up on all sickness-related absences, particularly those of a long-term nature or work related and co-ordinate programme specific rehabilitation programmes.

Participate in the implementation of related Hospital programmes e.g. Health and Safety initiatives, Induction, Absenteeism control, Adverse Occurrence control, Infection Control and Wellbeing.

In partnership with other relevant staff, participate in and contribute to investigating, managing, documenting and reporting on infectious outbreaks.

Keep up-to-date with relevant legislation, E.U. Directives, Health and Safety guidelines relevant to occupational health codes of practice, guidelines, etc.

In consultation with the Director of Nursing/HR Manager, arrange referral of staff and liaise with an external Occupational Health Service to Occupational Physician where deemed necessary. Liaise with the Hospital CEO, Director of Nursing, Human Resources Manager and Heads of Departments, as appropriate, on an on-going basis regarding all occupational health related issues.

Maintain all records regarding occupational health issues. Ensure that the occupational health facility has adequate stocks of medical supplies at all times.

Liaise with and guide safety representatives in their role.

Attend Health and Safety meetings and other meetings as may be required.

Assist with pre-employment health screening initiatives in conjunction with the Director of Nursing/ Human Resources Manager.

To implement quality standards and ensuring a quality service is provided at all times.

Carry out such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Particulars of Office: Pension Scheme: You will be eligible to join a defined contribution (DC) scheme which the Organisation has in place through Irish Life. Terms and Conditions Apply.

Working Hours: The core working hours of attendance will be 39 hours per week. Your flexibility on hours of attendance in response to service needs and managements requirements will be a key element of this role.

Location: North Dublin, however, you may be required to travel for business purposes within the Group and externally.

Apply with CV for further details

Ref: CNS OH

Job Details

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Occupational Health

Dublind Trinity Recruitment
Pay
€ 50912.0 - 60610.0 Per year
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Type
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Closes
30 Apr 2021

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