Position Title: Occupational Health Nurse /Surveillance Nurse
No. of positions: 01
Experience: 2-3 Years (UAE)
This is a full time post, split part time to support the Occupational Health of AZHD employees and part time as Surveillance Nurse. The post reports to the Sr. Nurse for Prevention & Control of Infection and is open to nurse applicants with experience in data collection. The post holder will work in collaboration with colleagues in the human capital dept, medical and nursing colleagues and be a member of the Prevention & Control of Infection Committee
To focus on health promotion, illness and injury prevention and the protection of individuals from occupational and environmental hazards
To work within the nursing and multi-professional team to ensure a high standard of care to hospital employee as directed by the Sr PCIN. Competently perform the necessary technical and physical aspects of care.
Advocates for employees and community groups, fostering equitable and quality healthcare services and safe health environments in which to work and cared for patients with relatives and visitors.
Planned regular collection, analysis and synthetization of patient data to help prevent errors or complications; using information from multiple sources to promote patient safety.
Collect data from a variety of sources, as well as the patient, and use that information to support clinical care decisions. The nurse performs specific actions based on the individual patient’s needs, his/her assessment of the person’s condition and the potential risks
Conducts disease surveillance.
Identifies patients or staff members with infections or contagious diseases, ensures that they are isolated or kept off work as necessary, and monitors the hospital environment through lab testing of specimens collected throughout the organization.
Helps track cases to determine whether their numbers are increasing or symptoms are becoming more severe. Surveillance includes public health surveys on environmental factors