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West Yorkshire Occupational Health Technician OHT United Kingdom

West Yorkshire Occupational Health Technician OHT United Kingdom via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term / permanent basis.

***Grade: Occupational Health Technician
***Speciality: Occupational Health
***Location: West Yorkshire United Kingdom
***Duration: Fixed Term / Permanent
***Pay Rate: £Negotiable (dependent on experience £21,000 to £27,000)
***Start Date: Flexible
***NMC Registration Required (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Essential

Key Responsibilities:

The key objective of the Occupational Health team is to deliver a range of occupational health services to customers in accordance with agreed contractual specifications to include: post offer health assessment, health surveillance assessment, drug and alcohol test and any other occupational health related activities for our client based in West Yorkshire

Job role:

  • Be accountable for delivery, recording and reporting health surveillance and escalating results of concern to a specialist clinician, either nursing or medical.
  • Be responsible for cleaning and stock checking clinical areas as per protocols and checklists. Help maintain clinical supplies and ensure that all clinical rooms are suitably maintained on a daily basis for the clinics to be carried out.
  • Following training and assessment, the OHT will undertake agreed clinical activities as required by the client including phlebotomy, taking blood pressures, drug and alcohol screening and health surveillance.
  • Assist in undertaking a range of service items e.g. Drivers medicals, Well Person medicals and any other service that may be required.
  • Undertake workplace visits for any issues relating to health at work relating to the OHT’s scope of practice.
  • Help promote the health and wellbeing of employees.
  • Carry out infection and immunity screening for staff and take appropriate action according to established policies and protocols.
  • Work unsupervised at times both in the department and at other premises, delivering high standard OH services to clients allocated to their care.
  • Assist the Occupational Nursing Staff in supporting the clinical activities of the business.

You will have experience or NVQ level 2/3 or similar technical certificates e.g.

  1. Willingness to drive a mobile screening unit to deliver OH Services
  2. Audiometry
  3. Spirometry
  4. Phlebotomy
  5. HAVS Tiers 1 & 2

NB: This job description is an indication of the type and range of tasks that are expected of the post holder –it should be used as a guideline only. It will be reviewed and amended from time to time in consultation with the post holder to take account of changing organisational need.

Skills & Qualities:

Excellent Communication Skills – written and verbal; IT Literate; Strong Organisational Skills including attention to detail;  Good Interpersonal Skills; Work well within a team and independently; Punctual; Adhere to set KPIs

Ability and willingness to learn new skill set with regards to undertaking medical assessments

Ability to drive the medical mobile unit

Health Screening (Health Surveillance)

  • Undertake all required tests accurately within scheduled times
  • Communicate effectively with individuals being tested and management on-site in a professional manner
  • Provide clear advice and instruction on specific areas such as use of personal protection equipment
  • Ensure all screening protocols are followed

Management of Equipment and Consumables

  1. Manage stock levels –paperwork and consumables
  2. Ensure that the mobile unit is kept clean and meets set standards
  3. Assume responsibility for all screening equipment

Management of Information

  1. Input onto OH system as and when required
  2. Report results into the Operations department daily
  3. Accurately collect and record results from the tests undertaken

Expectations:

  • Keep up-to-date with current regulations and paperwork
  • Keep up-to-date with procedures and protocols as set by the Quality Department
  • Keep in regular contact with line manager
  • Professional conduct at all times ensuring all matters are handled correctly and customers are dealt with in a professional and courteous manner

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

****Qualification or proven experience of health promotion.
****Demonstrate experience of developing an organisation wide service
**** Occupational Health experience working within the NHS / Healthcare setting.
****Experience in a pro-active Occupational Health role.

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