OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSES

Luxembourg
Published: 07/06/2018 Deadline: 21/06/2018

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSES

Job ID: 105159

The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Personnel, Corporate Services Directorate – Employee Relations and Administration Department – Employee Relations and Wellbeing Division – Occupational Health Services at its headquarters in Luxembourg, several:

This is a campaign at grade 2/3.

Working arrangements for part-time (50% or 75%) or full-time could be accommodated.

The term of this contract will be 4 years.

Panel interviews are anticipated for the third week of July 2018

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

Purpose

As part of the EIB Occupational Health Services, you will monitor the staff members’ health and be responsible for prevention and promotion of health at work. You will contribute to the development of policies and standing orders for the Occupational Health Services and take actions for the prevention of occupational injury and disease through a comprehensive pro-active occupational health and safety strategy. You will also ensure the smooth running of the Occupational Health Services and provide comprehensive administrative, health related and medical work together with the OH physician.

Respect of the absolute confidentiality of personal health related data, discretion and interpersonal sensitivity are key requirements of the post.

For part-time positions, flexibility in terms of working hours is required, to guarantee a minimum continuous presence during business hours.

Client Population: 3500 Staff + 500 Consultants

Operating Network

This post is a part of the EIB’s Occupational Health Services and you will be reporting to the Head of Division. You will work under the daily supervision of the Occupational Health Physician in charge and in cooperation with the other nurses, as well as with the assistants of the Occupational Health Services.

Internal contacts:  All staff and consultants.

External contacts:  Other EU Institutions, hospitals & clinics, laboratories, external doctors, pharmacies, medical material suppliers.

Accountabilities

  • Provide direct emergency care and nursing assistance to all EIB staff and consultants, including assessment, treatment, evaluation, referral (if necessary) and follow-up of all occupational injuries and illness, in accordance with the Bank policies and procedures
  • Organise and provide travel health advice & immunization to staff going on missions
  • Ergonomic work station analyses and proposal of adaptations relating to the health condition of the staff member
  • Participate in identifying, preventing, and monitoring occupational health problems. This includes the follow-up of staff and the administrative management of specific files (long illness absence, work accidents…)
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures in occupational health and  support the implementation of plans and initiatives in particular: prevention and health promotion programmes, stress, musculoskeletal and injury prevention, first aid, health education, public health epidemiology incl. handling of pandemics, smoking cessation, weight control, and screening for cardiovascular and other risks
  • Administer the Occupational Health Services budget and related procurement procedures (this includes management of contracts with external service providers, the management of  pharmaceutical and medical supplies, the maintenance and replacement, as required, of Occupational Health Services equipment)
  • Maintain the standards of accurate and complete recording and reporting on the health services’ activities (e.g. produce regular reports & ad hoc statistics)
  • Maintain own knowledge and awareness on new and/or updated policies and rules in occupational health domain (e.g. hygiene rules)

Qualifications

  • Nursing diploma with valid licence to practice professionally
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a hospital environment or a company medical facility, including advanced training in acute care and emergency medicine
  • Good knowledge of travel medicine and immunisation
  • Deep understanding of the administrative policies and procedures governing the management of medical files
  • Specialist occupational health nurse training would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of policies and rules in occupational health domain (e.g. hygiene rules) would be an advantage
  • Deep understanding of ergonomics would be an advantage
  • Experience (or equivalent training) in the fields of public health or risk prevention is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English and a good command of French; knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage

Competencies

  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules. 

There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank's working languages.

Deadline for applications: 21st June 2018

We believe that Diversity is good for our people and our business. We promote and value diversity and inclusion among our staff and candidates; irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, race, culture, education and experience, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability.

We particularly welcome applications from men and persons with disabilities.

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