• Title
    Public Health Officer
    Requisition ID
    2018-29453
    Work Location
    AE-Abu Dhabi
    Department / Discipline
    HSSE
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking to recruit a Public Health Officer for ADNOC Onshore project to be located at construction site. Successful candidate must meet below criteria.

     

    Job Purpose:

     

    Public Health Officers apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or reduction of risk of disease, injury, disability, or death

     

    May practice population-based medicine or diagnose and treat patients in the context of clinical health promotion and disease prevention

     

    Public health is concerned with the assessment, monitoring and promotion of the health of the population. It deals not only with the prevention of health-related conditions, such as infectious diseases, but with ways to reduce the effects of existing problems, such as substance abuse

     

    Responsibilities and duties:

    • Design or use surveillance tools, such as screening, lab reports, and vital records, to identify health risks
    • Develop or implement interventions to address behavioral causes of diseases
    • Direct or manage prevention programs in specialty areas such as aerospace, occupational, infectious disease, and environmental medicine
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of prescribed risk reduction measures or other interventions
    • Identify groups at risk for specific preventable diseases or injuries
    • Perform epidemiological investigations of acute and chronic diseases
    • Coordinate or integrate the resources of health care institutions, social service agencies, public safety workers, or other organizations to improve the community health
    • Deliver presentations to lay or professional audiences
    • Prepare preventive health reports including problem descriptions, analyses, alternative solutions, and recommendations
    • Supervise or coordinate the work of physicians, nurses, statisticians, or other professional staff members
    • Teach or train medical staff regarding preventive medicine issues
    • Provide information about potential health hazards and possible interventions to the media, the public, other health care professionals, or local, state, and federal health authorities
    • Design, implement, or evaluate health service delivery systems to improve the health of targeted populations
    • Direct public health education programs dealing with topics such as preventable diseases, injuries, nutrition, food service sanitation, water supply safety, sewage and waste disposal, insect control, and immunizations
    • Document or review comprehensive patients’ histories with an emphasis on occupation or environmental risks
    • To follow up camp conditions
    • Perform Welfare Activities in respect to health of employee
    • To check the status and quality of Food provided to employee and messing condition

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science is relevant field
    • Minimum 10 years of experience
    • Oil and Gas experience is preferable

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

     

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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