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Occupational Health Nurse x12 Posts at DeBeers


Business Unit / Group Function: Africa - Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) Discipline: Sustainable Development Location: Rustenburg, South Africa Reference Id: REF51882H Experience / Work Type: Entry Level / Permanent Employee Closing Date: 07 November, 2023

Overview Company Description: Join us at our Mogalakwena Complex (3 positions), Mototolo Complex (1), Rustenburg (2) and Amandelbult Complex (6) operations as a Professional Nurses Occupational Health, where you will be responsible for providing quality medical occupational nursing care to all patients to establish the physical, psychological and social well-being of patients

You’ll look after our most important resource. Our people. Skilled colleagues and motivated teams are the life force of Anglo American because – guided by our purpose and our values – we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives".

Platinum Our Platinum business mines, processes, and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialized applications that improve lives across the world, from vehicle fuel cells to jewellery; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining. Job Description: As a Professional Nurses Occupational Health you will be responsible for providing quality medical occupational nursing care to all patients to establish the physical, psychological and social well-being of patients

As a Professional Health Occupational Health your responsibilities will include: Safety & Health

  • Consistently apply Safety & Health principles in all team interactions and take personal responsibility for safety of self and others to ensure zero harm and elimination of fatalities

  • Identify specific risks within working area and adhere to discipline-specific plans/system to avoid these risks

  • Implement Safety & Health systems within work area

  • Assess the 'fitness for duty' of team members and take any subsequent necessary action

  • Engage in physical safety checks, interventions and coaching

  • Report deficiencies and implement plans to address deficiencies

  • Conduct continual safety audits to check that all safety requirements are being met

Performance & Delivery

  • Perform daily planning of activities and tasks to ensure timeous completion of tasks ahead of deadlines

Work Management

  • Conduct pre-employment and exit medical examination in accordance to medical examination protocols.

  • Conduct pre-placement and transfer medicals in accordance to medical examination protocols.

  • Provide a baseline health status and determining fitness for duty.

  • Report and assist on all injuries on duty and occupational diseases.

  • Assess the ability to work and the health status of an employee/client.

  • Ensure medical records are recorded and signed.

  • Assess, monitor and provide support to patients with medical problems impacting on work ability.


  • Ensure that reports are prepared according to prescribed standard and distributed to the relevant supervisor.

Sustainability & Social

  • Execute delivery the sustainability activities as relevant to discipline and set out in the Life of Asset Plan to improve sustainability performance over time

  • Comply with environmental and social requirements as relevant to discipline

  • Implement environmental and social risk mitigation techniques as specified in the asset risk management approach as relevant to discipline

This role is in the Safety, Health & Asset Reliability Department at a Band 7 level reporting to the Chief Professional Nurse. Qualifications:

  • Grade 12

  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing

  • BTech or Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing

  • Registered with SA Nursing Council as well as SASOHN (South African Society of Occupational Health Nursing)

  • Certificate in Audiometry, Spirometry and Vision

  • Basic Life Support certificate (advantageous)

  • Please attached copies of all qualifications. Applications with no copies attached, will not be reviewed


  • At least 2 years’ experience as an Occupational Health Nurse within the mining or industrial environment

  • Administration and Record Keeping according to legal and ethical parameters

  • Computer literate

  • QMed experience would be advantageous

  • Must have excellent people Skills, writing and administration skills

  • Communication skills and critical thinking

  • Willing & able to work overtime / be on standby as per operational requirements

  • Must have a Driver’s license, and with own transport

  • Certificate of Fitness


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