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  • Job reference: RMS0140163

occupational nurse

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/04/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/04/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
SADARA is a Multinational Chemical company which is constructing and operating a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. This will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Assisting the Director, Health Services in the implementation of the health services strategy, and the setup of services.
Assistance with the production of health care education materials relevant to the employees of Sadara
Operation within the team in ensuring good communication between the director of health care services, and the service provider/s to ensure communication flows effectively in both directions, that relevant issues are highlighted, and that actions agreed are implemented
Liaison with other role players in the health care environment as appropriate such as external health care facilities and services, employee groups, and providers
Liaison with the government services on health service issues where required
Participate in the development and implementation of Health Services Operating Discipline, management systems, programs and plans as assigned. Assists the Medical Director in coordinating the review and providing health services related input to Sadara guidelines, standards and programs. Recommends improvements and proposes solutions to health services issues.
Assists the Health Director in developing the Health Assessment Program plan for assigned employee groups, using the Health Services Operating Discipline. This assistance includes participation with the service provider in order to provide input and assure quality in the evaluation of facility or department chemical and physical agent hazards, exposure information and regulatory and Sadara standards to determine the specific testing and frequency needed for employees in the group. This process is done with the support of the Industrial Hygiene delivery technician with administrative support from the Health Director.
Become an expert user and consultant on Sadara’s Occupational Health module in SAP.
Become an expert user in the application of the occupational health management systems,
Assist with the quality assurance program, participating in the formal and informal auditing of the services in respect of quality and performance against the service level agreement/s, closing out of gaps and corrective actions, responsiveness to issues, management of medical records, and ensuring data capture is done to the required standard,
Develop good knowledge of the Employee Assistance Program.
Be involved in the Medical Review Board (MRB). A MRB may be requested by the Occupational Health Nurse to address complex or difficult medical, job or personal issues complicating the management of a case. (MRB’s may also be called by HR, Legal or Supervision.) The nurse will then contribute Health Services expertise to the MRB as it develops a strategy and will implement the specific steps identified for Health Services by that strategy

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse.
An understanding of Occupational Health service management systems
An understanding of occupational health auditing and quality management processes
An understanding of the laws, regulations and standards governing health and safety for employees.
An understanding of the principles and action of safety, industrial hygiene, wellness and behavioural change theory.
An understanding of, health promotion, lifestyle risk factors and ergonomics, especially as related to the occupational environments is essential. Specific training in physical skills assessment and in the theory and implementation of specific medical testing is expected. Certification in Hearing Conservation and Spirometry is desirable. Breath Alcohol testing certification is desirable


Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Certification in Occupational Health Nursing is desirable
Bachelor degree in nursing or equivalent desirable.
Experience in Occupational Health Nursing in a chemical manufacturing environment highly desirable
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