Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Occupational Health Advisor - BP - Oman

The Muscat based Occupational Health Advisor will be supporting the overall health strategy in Oman, coordinate and support line and HR functions on the delivery of Health programs.
Working with external stakeholder and communicate with Ministry, governmental agencies and health institutions.

This role reports to Health Manager MER.

An Occupational Health or Public Health Specialist qualified or working towards to internationally recognized standard as either an Occupational Physician or Occupational recognized Health Nurse Advisor.

Essential experience and job requirements
Qualified Health Professional, working towards recognized qualification of certificate/diploma/degree Has at least two years of professional experience working in occupational health

Key accountabilities
Provide/coordinate, monitor and evaluate risk-based occupational health programs and services to meet entity, segment, OMS and regulatory health requirements. Enable line capability in the identification of health risks and the development and delivery of health facilities, competent staff, health programmes and systems to minimize the impact of risk. Facilitate project health risk assessment, as required Develop OH procedures, policies and training for, or requested by the business and interface with the Occupational Physician where appropriate. Collate and disseminate management information on the health status of the workforce and utilization of services. Support the business in the management of fitness for work/task through health assessments, and health risk management programs (including health surveillance, drugs and alcohol, ergonomics and fatigue management, travel health, infection control and disease prevention, emergency medical response, etc.). Support the business in the management of ill health through disability and case management programs and advice personnel, HR and line managers on aspects of sickness absence, rehabilitation and return to work. Provide consultancy for potential occupational illnesses and injuries, including appropriate monitoring and reporting. Compile correspondence and reports to managers, external agencies and/or external health programs as required. Provide reporting of statistical data and health metrics as required Conduct site OH visits and reviews Support other medical / OH personnel (e.g. site medics) in their roles as required Provide health expertise to functional groups (HR, Legal, Procurement), HSSE, Emergency Response and Leadership as required. Verify regulatory, BP, and professional compliance with medical confidentiality and management of medical records. Assist with recruitment, induction, training and development of health personnel. Establish, manage, monitor and evaluate occupational health service contracts as per

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