Employment opportunities

Occupational Health and Safety Institute (OHSI) located in Kitwe, a statutory body under the Ministry of Labour and Social Security established under the Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 30 of 2010, is looking fo suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following positions:

1: REGIONAL MANAGER (X1) to be based in OHSI Solwezi Offices

JOB OBJECTIVE

To co-ordinate the provision of Occupational Health and Safety Institute services in order to contribute to the promotion of a healthy and safe work environment and to conduct clinical examinations in order to ascertain diagnosis in an occupational health setting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertakes timely and accurately clinical examination of clients in order to determine their health status.
  • Ensures timely and accurate preparation of reports in Occupational Medicine for decision making.
  • Prepares and disseminates educational materials for awareness programs on Occupational Health and Safety and participates effectively and timely in the formulation and implementation of occupational health and safety standards in order to ensure adherence to national and international standards.
  •  Conducts/participates in Occupational Health and Safety research in order to generate information.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Full Form 5 or Grade 12 school certificate or equivalent
  • MB ChB or its equivalent
  • 3 years’ post qualification experience
  • Registered member of the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ)
  • Capable of writing comprehensive and analytical reports
  • Able to communicate fluently in English
  • Interpersonal, Leadership skills and Computer Literate
  • Integrity , Confidentiality and Sober habits
  • Master’s degree in Occupational Medicine is an added advantage.

2.     RADIOGRAPHER (X1) to based at OHSI- LUSAKA OFFICE

JOB OBJECTIVE

To undertake effectively and timely production of Radiological images in order to facilitate clinical diagnosis

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertakes effectively and timely the production of radiology images in order to facilitate  decision  making
  • Adheres effectively to the laid down radiation safety standards in order to protect oneself and clients from harmful effects of ionizing radiation
  • Undertakes effectively and timely updating of Registers in order to maintain a correct record of examination and films

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Full Form V or Grade 12 School Certificate or relevant qualification
  • Minimum Vocation/Professional Qualifications: Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography
  • Member of the Health Professions Council of Zambia
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Able to write technical reports
  • Computer literate, sober habits, trust worthy, leadership, honesty and integrity
  • Able to communicate effectively in English

How to apply

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, Education and Professional qualifications and detailed C.V. to:

The Director, Occupational Health and Safety Institute, P.O. Box 20205, Kitwe.

Closing date is Friday 14th January 2022.

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