As the leading medical recruitment agency in South Africa, we are looking for a school health/ professional Nurse based on site in De Aar, Northern Cape. The School Nurse will be required to conduct school health screenings on school going learners as well as general health screenings on community members within the district. Responsibilities:
The School Health Nurse will also assume the role of Team Leader, leading a team of 5 staff members of which 4 are health professionals.
Preparation of daily reports to provide feedback of activities conducted on site.
Preparation of monthly reports to provide feedback of activities conducted on site.
Nutritional Assessment (Checking of weight, height and BMI)
Ear screening (Checking for discharge or any wax implication)
TB Screening (Checking for coughs, body fever, night sweats, etc)
Deworming (If necessary and as per request)
Immunizations (TD and HPV)
Checking of minor ailments
Sexual and reproductive health counselling (Family planning if required)
Checking of any psychosocial issues
Qualification as a Registered Professional nurse with valid SANC
Experience with school health screenings as well as the Integrated School Health Program (ISHP) screening and reporting process.
Working within a team.
Must be able to speak Afrikaans
Working hours: 7:30am – 16:30pm Monday – Friday
If this vacancy is closed or you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Please be advised that you will be contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment within 14 days should we wish to proceed with your application. Similarly, if you are not contacted by Medipath Healthcare Recruitment, please accept your application as unsuccessful. Your CV will automatically be added to our database and we could be contacting you should a suitable position arise.