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Occupational Health Technician (REF 1454)

Are you looking for a new career in the health/wellbeing industry?

We are recruiting for Health Technicians to join our growing team:

  • Excellent training with competitive rates of pay and allowances.
  • Must be flexible as role requires frequent UK wide travel with weekly staying away Monday to Friday.
  • Must be able to commute easily to and from our Redditch head office when needed.
  • Must have a full UK driving license and confident in commuting long distances on a regular basis.
  • Ideally we recruit sports science graduates but will consider applicants with relevant experience in the health and wellbeing industry.

Occupational Health Technician (UK Based)

Optima are a very highly regarded Occupational Health Service Provider, who, among other things, provides Health Screening Services to companies who have a requirement to ensure their employees operate within a healthy workplace environment. Due to business growth there is an opportunity to join the team as an Occupational Health Technician. Full training is given with this role.

Duties will include:

- Provision of health screening and health surveillance program, across a number of sites over the UK.
- Day to day maintenance of health screening equipment and facilities
- Recording and maintaining clear, concise medical records
- Ensuring safe storage of medical records and equipment when offsite
- Driving mobile health screening units as required
- Maintaining high professional standards at all times
- Work to strict protocols and procedures set by medical professionals within Working on Wellbeing - Technicians are required to demonstrate, or develop through their training period, competency in the performance of a wide variety of screening tests and techniques, including the following:

1) Height, weight, abdominal circumference and calculation of BMI.
2) Blood pressure.
3) Spirometry.
4) Audiometry & Otoscope.
5) Urinalysis.
6) Vision Testing
7) Cholesterol Testing.
8) Use of Cardiovascular Risk Assessor.
9) Mobility & Musculoskeletal Assessment.
10) Skin Health Surveillance
11) HAVS Health Surveillance

12) Chester Step Fitness testing

13) Phlebotomy for PSA Testing

14) Face Fit Mask Testing for BA Users

- Demonstrate compliance with general mobile services standard procedures for mobile screening
- Consistently apply standard procedures for completion of clinical notes, data protection, handling of medical records and acquiring consent for all investigations

Skills & Experiences

- Excellent communication and organisational skills
- Energetic and enthusiastic approach to work
- Basic IT skills, use of Excel, Word, Outlook and web based applications.
- Willingness and ability to learn new techniques and skills
- Flexibility and willingness to travel with requirements of overnight stays in hotels on a regular basis
- Full clean driving license
- Experience in a health screening or medical environment is desirable
- Health related qualifications are preferable but similar workplace/educational experiences considered.

Job Type: Full-time

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