Jnr Occupational Health Doctor at Mary Begg Health Services

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  • Kalumbila
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Mary Begg Health Services

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Under supervision of the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Medical Officer- Occupational Health, the occupational health doctor will provide clinically competent and proficient OH services and have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of occupational exposure, early detection and disease prevention, risk based medical surveillance, examinations, fitness to work assessment, injury on duty protocols, quality improvement and infection control. He/she will comply with all legal Zambian regulations set out by the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and MBHS standards of care.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a M.D. or country equivalent.
  • Experience or a postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health would be an advantage
  • Must be registered with the Health Professionals Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and have a valid and current practice license.
  • BLS training is an advantage but not a requirement.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Participate in the day-to-day running of MBHS Occupational Health service operations, supervise staff (OH nurses, technicians & admin) where appropriate and perform administrative duties to a standard of professional excellence.
  • Deliver clinically competent OH services using proper medical technique and equipment and continually update knowledge to perform all required duties effectively.
  • Ensure that MBHS protocols and procedures, and HPCZ legal requirements relating to OH are adhered to at all times. Participate in meetings between the OH doctor, CMO and HR Managers, Safety manager, Industrial hygienist to coordinate OH and fitness to work cases were required.
  • Protect and maintain patient confidentiality and privacy at all times in keeping with the MBHS Patient
  • Confidentiality Policy. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary action.
  • Be accessible at all times when rostered for work, on-call or OH emergencies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Occupational Health Services
  • Adhere to the MBHS Standards and SOPs that guide the OH service
  • Ensure clients [The Mine compliance with legal requirements pertaining to pertaining to health and safety from OH perspective].
  • Carry out OH assessments and medical examinations for scheduled clients, from direct or contractor companies. This will include pre-placement, periodical, return to work, incapacity and exit medical examinations as directed by the client.
  • Maintain proper patient records and medical documentation per MBHS policy and the Zambian HPCZ requirements.
  • Conduct health risk assessments and assist with updating occupational risk exposure profiles (OREPs) (i.e. awareness programme for pregnant workers, psychosocial risk factors relating to shift work etc.) where appropriate.
  • Provide information and education to all clients on hazard exposure and controls.
  • Contribute to the provision of training, advice, health surveillance, vaccinations, investigations of cases of occupational ill health, and other general OH issues.
  • Work closely with the Wellness Centre to further develop rehabilitation and return to work programmes.
  • Promote a safe and secure environment for clients and foster a culture of OH.
  • Shall be familiar with the work processes and work environment, and the health risks.
  • Participate in the design of the specific medical adjudication & surveillance programmes required by the findings of the site’s Health Risk Assessment, and continually review them as required by the client.
  • Review outcomes of all occupational health tests, for adverse exposure effects, and impacts on medical fitness to work and manage the deviations.
  • Perform any other duties or responsibilities as may be required from the CMO, SMO-OH and MD from time to time.

To apply for this job please visit marybeggclinic.bamboohr.com.