Occupational Health Nurse

Full Time // DundalkSalary: €55000 - €60000


We are now recruiting an Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) to join a diverse EHS team in one of Irelands largest pharmaceutical companies. Reporting to the EHS Lead the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Occupational Health Service at the site and ensuring an efficient confidential service to employees. The Occupational Health Nurse will partner with an external Occupational Health Service to provide a site based Nurse led Programme along with offsite Occupational Health Physician support. The role involves applying skills and knowledge to recognise work related occupational health issues. The role also requires the ability to liaise with employees on non-work-related issues that may impact an employee's ability to complete their work. The role is responsible for the safe, compliant, and efficient execution of job duties in a team environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage various Nurse led programs and procedures to ensure that occupational health services are delivered to employees at the facility in such a fashion as to assess, maintain and promote the health and wellbeing of employees at the facility .
  • As part of this diverse and inclusive team, you will share your knowledge on employee wellbeing initiatives which reflect the site demographics and employee health risk factors.
  • Achieve common site goals on enabling a return to work and rehabilitation of absent employees.
  • Monitor employee absenteeism and complete absence reviews as required.
  • Provide assessment and treatment of any workplace injuries and illnesses.
  • Collaborate with EHS in the identification of employees to participate in medical surveillances.
  • Liaise with the Occupational Physician and external GP/ Occupational health clinics in the completion of pre-employment medicals.
  • Comply with the requirements of the corporate records retention schedule to ensure employee medical records are maintained confidentially and stored in accordance with policy.
  • Ensure employee medical surveillances are completed as per the requirements of corporate Occupational Health medical surveillance procedures and Irish legislation.
  • Assess the results of the medical evaluations based on sound medical practice and an understanding of the work the employee performs.
  • Liaise with EHS to ensure there are adequate levels of First Aiders trained to cover all work shifts.
  • Provide assessment and treatment of any workplace injuries and illnesses.
  • Support Emergency response team activities and occupational first aid responders.
  • Manage and deliver site wide vaccination programme.


Successful candidate must have a suitable recognised occupational health qualification.

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€55000 - €60000
Employment type:
Full Time;
Occupational Health Nurse,OT,Registered General Nurse,Rgn,Staff Nurse

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