Temp Occupational Medical Practitioner

at MPC Recruitment
Location Uitenhage, Uitenhage, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description:


Our Client in the Automotive Industry is recruiting for a Temp Occupational Medical Practitioner in Uitenhage.


Duties Include:


Liaise and engage with OHSE (Safety department) regarding Risk Assessments and Occupational Hygiene surveys.


Assess and determine all Injuries on Duty, apply the necessary treatment and document the information as required by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act.


Assess and determine all medical emergencies which arise in the Plant, initiate treatment and co-ordinate further treatment as required. Determine, assess, analyse and advise the company on all Occupational Diseases and comply with the statutory requirements. Co-ordinate the health programs of the organization viz TB, HIV, STI’s and Health Checks.


Co-ordinate the Medical Surveillance program e.g. statutory apprentice medicals, audiometry, lung function, vision screening, driver medicals, lead handlers, spray painters, radiation workers, food handlers and quality inspector medicals.


Assess, advise and approve all pre-employment / pre-placement, periodic, transfer medical examinations. Co-ordinate the provision of Exit medicals.


Co-ordinate Disability Management. Facilitate referral to Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP). Oversee the procurement of medical supplies as per the Pharmaceutical Act. Monitor and evaluate Sick Absenteeism company-wide, approve sick leave and advise management.


Liaise and engage with local doctors, hospitals and other service providers. Liaise and work with the local and national Department of Health. Be aware and plan action for Infectious Disease outbreaks. Training of Occupational Health Nursing Practitioners (OHNP).



MB, ChB Diploma in Occupational Health Registration with Health Professional Council of SA Minimum of 2 years’ experience as General Practitioner Previous experience in Occupational Medicine of at least 2 years Basic Life Support / ACLS / ATLS – highly advantageous Dispensing Course & License


Interested candidates can send their CV