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Vacancy for Occupational Health Nurse at Garda Headquarters

Occupational Health Nurse Role

The Garda Occupational Health Service (GOHS) which is part of the Garda Occupational Health and Wellbeing Directorate, have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) to join our team and complement the existing occupational health clinical governance and leadership provision in An Garda Síochána. The existing GOHS clinical team consists of the Chief Medical Officer, Assistant Chief Medical Officer, Occupational Physicians and Occupational Health Nurses supported by an administrative team. 

The role of the Occupational Health Nurse in GOHS is to assist the Chief Medical Officer in developing and providing an occupational health service for An Garda Síochána. They will work with the Chief Medical Officer and the existing team to support the employees of An Garda Síochána to maintain their health and wellbeing in order to carry out their duties safely and effectively as well as promote health, wellbeing, welfare and work ability of all Garda personnel. Key duties in this regard will include carrying out appropriate prescribed health screening and surveillance and other occupational health clinical activities and interventions aligned to competencies and scope of practice.  The appointed nurses will have a significant knowledge of Occupational Health Nursing and will ensure services are provided in a person – centered manner and will have a pivotal role in service planning, coordinating and managing activity within the clinical setting of GOHS. 

The successful candidates will report to the lead occupational health professional designated by the Chief Medical Officer.

Closing Date: 5pm Friday, 26th May 2023.

Information Booklet

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Application Form

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