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Occupational Health Technician

Occupational Health Technician

  • Location:

    Scotland, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Occupational Health Technician

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20,000 - £22,000

  • Contact:

    James Baron

  • Contact email:

    james@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235500

  • Job ref:

    516

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    27 Mar 00:00

OH Medical is currently seeking an Occupational Health Technician based in Scotland to join our clients expanding peripatetic team. 

The successful applicant will be required to travel throughout the UK driving a Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) to client sites in order to deliver health surveillance services. The successful applicant must have the facility to park the unit at or near their home address overnight and be comfortable with the travel required for the role.

This is a full-time role where the successful applicant will work 37.5 hours per week. There may be a requirement for weekly overnight stays as part of the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake health surveillance screening, including audiometry, lung function testing, drug and alcohol testing

  • To undertake health screening procedures, including general baseline measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, urinalysis

  • To ensure all medical information is accurately recorded in the occupational health records and passed to the relevant clinical staff

  • To ensure all equipment is serviceable, clean and fit for purpose

  • To undertake and support additional tasks as requested, such as health promotion activities

  • Provide support to the whole occupational health team in helping the department to run smoothly and effectively, undertaking non-clinical tasks as requested e.g. filing/tidying etc

  • Support the wider occupational health team in their duties and ensure that all information is accurately gathered and recorded

The screening procedures give the nursing and physician staff the biometric information they require to be able to make clinical decisions about patient management; the Occupational Health Technician has no role in interpreting results apart from in drug and alcohol testing is trained to do so. 

Please contact James Baron or Ben Higgins on 01582 235500 to discuss further