Job Vacancy For Occupational Health Nurse At Keegan Resources Ghana Ltd

Keegan Resources Ghana Ltd. ("KRGl") is a fully-owned subsidiary ofAsanko Gold Inc., a company which is building the Asanko Gold Mine, Ghana's next gold mine. The vision of Asanko is to become a mid-tier gold mining company that maximizes value for all stakeholders.

Purpose of Job:

Responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations of occupational health services in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures, and applicable regulations to achieve the desired goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Oversee and manage the administrative and operational activities of occupational health services;
•   Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical operations;
•   Responsible for securing and developing all records, equipment, and programs related to occupational health services;
•   Collaborate with outside resources for program development, such as health care providers, third-party administrators, legal advisors, medical director, regulatory agencies, etc;
•   Responsible for assuring the appropriate access and utilization of healthcare services;
•   Evaluate and treat all injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent with clinical nursing guidelines;
•   Assist the medical doctor to guide and direct all referrals to outside healthcare providers and services;
•   Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirement;
•   Lead ergonomic assessment of jobs and provide input regarding ergonomic improvements;
•   Assist with accident investigation to identify root cause analysis of all incidents and near misses;
•   Manage all cases to facilitate productivity, assuring appropriate care and return to work;
•   Assess healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work, maintain records;
•   Contribute in the design of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment;

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Degree in Nursing;
•   Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing a must;
•   Active as a licensed registered nurse and certified as occupational health nurse or case manager;
•   Minimum of (5) years work experience in similar position preferably in the mining or related industry;
•   Ability to carry out minor surgical procedures like foreign body removal, removals of ingrown toe nail and close fracture reduction;
•   Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
•   Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
•   Must be detail oriented, have ability to multitask and possess great interpersonal skills;
•   Strong presentation, organizational and communication skills;
•   Ability to plan, coordinate and execute work;
•   Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving license and have the ability to drive in rough terrain;
•   Result-oriented.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application:

•   Include an introductory paragraph in your covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to the role you are applying for
•   Limit your CV to 4 pages
•   Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
•   List your most recent positions first
•   Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

Unit Manager – HR Administration,
Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd.
No. 4, Sir ArkuKorsah Road,
Airport Residential Area,
P. O. Box CT 6153,

Or email:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 01 June, 2015

Selection Process:
Eligible candidates wili be selected after the interview process and evaluated for suitability in terms of behavioural characteristics, organisational fit, capability to work with the relevant complexity of work and ability to establish and maintain a positive and engaging culture with all stakeholders.

Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.