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Nurse Occupational Health experience, to work on an agency basis in Cork University Hospital

By nurseoncall, Wednesday, 12th June 2024 | 0 comments
Filed under: Cork.

Nurse Occupational Health experience, to work on an agency basis in Cork University Hospital

  • Nurses with preferably at least 2 years Occupational Health experience
  • Based in CUH.
  • Will consider nurses with phlebotomy and vaccination skills.
  • 3 months experience with a possibility of extension
  • Monday to Friday
  • Nurse must have occ health experience in a healthcare setting

Duties but not limited too;

  • Manage a caseload in accordance with the service demands.
  • Provide pre-employment screening, immunisation under medication protocol and health surveillance clinics.
  • Provide Blood Borne virus exposure management based on current evidence based practice.
  • Carry out assessment of occupational blood & body fluids exposure incidents (OBEs). Provide follow-up care after accidents where appropriate, e.g. OBEs.
  • Make appropriate assessment and use of Universal Standard Precautions and in line with HSE policy.
  • With OHS Multidisciplinary involvement conduct  health assessments of healthcare workers to ascertain fitness for work
  • Provide evidence based advice on any adaptations that may be required for healthcare workers.
  • Work collaboratively with Infection Prevention and Control Teams
  • Ensure accurate use of specialist equipment provided within the Occupational Health Department.
  • Undertake health surveillance, health promotion and immunisation programmes according to identified needs. 
  • Participate in teams / meetings / committees as appropriate, communicating and working in co-operation with other team members.
  • Facilitate co-ordination, co-operation and liaison across healthcare teams and programmes.
  • Collaborate with service users, management, family, carers and other staff in treatment / care planning and in the provision of support and advice.
  • Communicate with the OHS multidisciplinary team and relevant others in accordance with service policy. 
  • Ensure that healthcare workers are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Maintain nursing records in accordance with local service and professional standards.
  • Adhere to and contribute to the development and maintenance of nursing standards, protocols and guidelines consistent with the highest standards of patient/service user care.
  • Evaluate and manage the implementation of best practice policy and procedures e.g. referral and discharge procedures, control and usage of stocks and equipment, grievance and disciplinary procedures.
  • Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation

Please email your interest and availability to nurseoncalljobs@nurseoncall.ie



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