Aurum Innova: Occupational Health Technician

Company Aurum Innova
Reference # TBA/AR
Published 23/03/2021
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Welkom, Free State, South Africa
Aurum Innova is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovative occupational health solutions.

An opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Health Technician and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements for the position

Job Functions Medical,Technical
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
To assist the Occupational Health Nurse in promoting, delivering, and maintaining a comprehensive occupational service to the employees.
Perform lung function tests, audiometry, and vision screening on patients and report deviations to the occupational health nurse.
Collect medical history from the patients.
Observe protocols to ensure compliance with Data Protection Act and patient confidentiality
Position patients safely for examinations and if necessary, adapting standard techniques depending on medical conditions associated with disability, illness, or trauma
Observe health and safety at work and welfare issues
Work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team to ensure that an efficient service is provided to patients
Record patients’ results accurately.
Interpret the results to the patient, in a language that the patient understands, sign, and report any deviation to the occupational health nurse.
Perform necessary administrative tasks as and when required
Check the spirometry, audiometry, and vision machines and associated equipment and contributing to quality assurance and audit initiatives.
Check equipment regularly for malfunctions and report any faults immediately.
Calibrate and maintain equipment, as required.
Compile and submit daily statistics
Assist the Occupational Health nurses in compiling the monthly statistics.
Grade 12 Certificate
Certificate in Audiometry, Spirometry, and Vision

Other Requirements’
Registration with SASOHN as an Audiometrist
Driver’s license will be beneficial
At least 6 months relevant experience in an occupational Health environment
Be able to travel in South Africa and SADEC countries

Key Skills
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to multitask
Critical thinking,
Database, spreadsheet, word processing, and medical records software;
Use of medical monitoring equipment

Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.

Job Closing Date 25/03/2021