Baxter Healthcare Ltd

Occupational Health Nurse - Thetford, UK

05 Dec 2018
31 Jan 2019
Healthcare, Nurse

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.                  

A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day. 


Occupational Health Nurse

We are looking an experienced Occupational Health Nurse to join our Thetford plant on a permanent basis and report to the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager.

You will be responsible for leading the Occupation Health function and programme, and will develop and implement occupational health procedures and practices, ensuring that the facility is compliant with UK legislation and Baxter Corporate Occupational objectives.


Role Responsibilities

  • Absence and Case Management
  • Pre-employment and job placement medicals
  • Annual full medicals for relevant site employees
  • Health Promotion Initiatives
  • Health Awareness and Wellness events
  • Hearing Conservation program and annual vision screening
  • Provide monthly reviews of Occupational Health performance to the EHS and Facilities Manager



  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and appropriate qualifications to practice in the UK (PIN registration up to date)
  • Occupational Health Nursing Qualification - Minimum diploma level
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills essential, proactive approach to work essential.


What we offer

It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team that you can truly learn from!

We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities - such as training, mentorship programs and other development opportunities - to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you. We are also committed to enhancing opportunities for flexible working arrangements, compatibly with the position and responsibilities.

Who we are

Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products.

Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world.

Our 50,000 employees serve patients and clinicians in more than 100 countries and are dedicated to ensuring Baxter is there when patients need care.

Our inclusive culture and a diverse workforce drives innovation, creates trusted partnerships with customers, suppliers, and community partners, and contributes to the success and sustainability of our business.

Every day at Baxter is a chance to save and sustain people's lives.

Equal Opportunity Employer Discrimination: Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.