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Occupational Medical Practitioner

at Life Healthcare
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted July 4, 2019
Category Health Care Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR





A vacancy exists for a part time Occupational Medical Practitioner in the Gauteng North Region, reporting to the Regional Manager. The successful candidate will work on a 32 hours per week basis, for various clients in and around Pretoria. The main purpose of this position is to be responsible for the provision of occupational health care and primary health care to the clients and its employees and ensuring the effective delivery of quality care, on a consultation basis.


Critical Outputs

To provide a quality professional occupational healthcare service

To support the implementation and running of an occupational health risk management program

To conduct health risk assessments and assist with development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a risk based medical surveillance program

To assist with work related clinical matters e.g. incapacity management and return to work program

To assist with injuries on duty and medical emergencies

To advise the client on occupational and general health related matters

To facilitate implementation of legislative requirements with regard to occupational health

To assist with updating policies and procedures to be in line with current legislation




MBChB, with a Diploma in Occupational Health

Proven experience in Occupational Health management

Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage

Computer proficiency

Own transport

Recent BLS/ATLS/ACLS qualifications would be an added advantage




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Attention to detail


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication skills

Influencing skills

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Action orientation

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour