Title:  Occupational Health Nurse – 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date:  31 October 2023

Gaborone, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To provide comprehensive occupational health care services

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Recommends and incorporates cost saving initiatives into budgets
  • Consults, investigates, diagnoses and prescribes treatment and or refers to relevant professionals when necessary
  • Analyses and identifies disease trends and takes appropriate action and notifies relevant authorities
  • Schedules and monitors attendance for medical exams
  • Conducts pre-employment, period ie and exit employment medical exams and sends reports to relevant authorities as per set standards
  • Identifies and refers cases to the occupational health doctor as appropriate
  • Conducts workplace health risk assessments asing with the occupationa! hygienist and the rehabilitation team
  • Educates clients on occupational health risks and their mitigation
  • Advice clients on managing chronic diseases at the workplace
  • Manages appropriate supply and utilisation of resources to meet the needs of the clients.
  • Manages stock levels within the unit and monitors stock usage
  • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of safety, health and environmental programs in area of responsililty taking cognisance of all legal requirements
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Manages the effectiveness areas of subordinates and reviews targets
  • Establishes and maintains Business Partner relationships with all key stakeholders to facilitate the optimal functioning of the nursing section
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Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all safety, health and environmental and corporate governance principles, policies and procedures in area of responsibility


  • Diploma in General Nursing and Diploma in Occupational Health


2 years post aualificat on experience in occupational health

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Botswana

Technical Competencies

  • Client Relationships
  • People Management
  • Knowledge management
  • Resource Management
  • Financial Effectiveness
  • Medical Surveillance

Behavioral Competencies

  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Business Acumen
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Impact and Influence
  • Developing Others

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

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