Sappi nursing assistant posts

The main responsibilities of this job are:

Schedule medical examinations, take patient history prior to medical examination and conduct basic observations including blood pressure, pulse, weight, urine, and height to assist in completion of medical examinations
Conduct HCT counselling and testing
Conduct Audiometry, vision and lung function testing and ensure daily calibration of spirometer and audiometer (after certification and training).
Accurate record keeping and reporting of consultations in medical records through electronic data management for legal and statistical requirements in accordance confidentiality clause
Educate regarding chronic and acute treatment, the correct intake of their medication, diet, partner disclosure and holistic health management
Assist with appointments and referrals to external service providers as per standard operating procedures.
Participate in relevant committee structures. e.g., Health and Safety, EWB peer educators and visit departments/sections to discuss health-related issues.
Conduct plant visits and inspections to ensure cleanliness and to identify certain basic health risks
Monitor and assist substance abusers and assist with the follow up
Assist with wound care
Assist with medical waste care management
Check First Aid boxes as per schedule; replenish missing stock, compile and up-keep of First Aid register as per legal requirements
Provide primary emergency care within scope, regarding assessment and referral to the appropriate service if required
Daily checks of emergency clinic equipment, stock, and oxygen supply.
Where applicable, daily Ambulance vehicle and equipment checks, replenish missing stock, report any faults with the ambulance or equipment, and ensure the ambulance are clean.
Assist with capturing of data on the Rand Mutual system and management of the IOD with the health practitioner
The ideal candidate should have:

General Nursing Assistant qualification/ Basic Ambulance Assistant qualification
Certificate in Audiometry and Spirometry
Registration with South African Nursing council or the Health Professionals council
First aid level 1
Health Care initiated Testing (HCT) certificate
1 Year experience in a clinical environment or similar

Closing Date: 14 June 2022
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