Technician

Full-time

ROLE PROFILE
Role title Occupational Health Technician X2
Division Netcare Occupational Health
Location Koeberg
Reporting structure Operational Manager
Closing date 09 December 2020
ROLE SUMMARY
The Occupational Health Technician is responsible for obtaining acceptable Audiograms and Spirometry results in
compliance to both the Occupational Health and Safety Act as well as SANS standards.
KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
 Provide support in order for clinical staff to render care to employees that leads to the promotion, protection
and restoration of the employee’s health within a safe working environment
 Provide administrative support service to the sister. This will include all typing of documents, updating of
notice boards, tidiness of the filing cabinets or cupboards, filing and tiding of documents in files and filing of
documents
 Comply with statutory requirements and Company policies and procedures
 Provide support service for the sister regarding communication. This will include but not limited to faxing,
emails, telephone calls and relaying of messages
 Updating of records received from clinical staff. This will include the data capture of medical data onto the
client application program
 Obtain legal, acceptable Audiograms and Spirometry results
 Daily/weekly stats 8 hours per day, 5 days per week
 Ensure Compliance to SANS standards for Audiometry and Spirometry

Provide help with the taking of weight, length measurement, urine and Snellen Vision testing or as requested
from the Occupational Health Nurse
 Any other ad hoc reasonable duties as and when requested from time to time during the normal duty hours
at the clinic
SKILLS PROFILE
EDUCATION
 Grade 12 certificate essential or equivalent NQF Level4 qualification
 Audiometry certification
 Spirometry certification
 Registration as an Audiometrist
WORK EXPERIENCE
 Minimum 2 years’ experience in an Occupational Health environment
 1 year experience as a medical technologist
KNOWLEDGE
 Computer Literacy and Competency: MS Word, Excel and Power point
 Sound communication skills
 Good organizational skills, and the ability to work within a team
 Administrative skills
 Excellent inter-personal skills
 Excellent communication and customer centricity focused
 Good planning, control and follow-up skills are essential
NON MANAGERIAL/ SPECIALIST SKILLS
Coaching Others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to
facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change* The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide
leadership in times of uncertainty.

Performance Development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to
achieve set objectives.
Taking Action Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking
responsibility for results.
Decision Making Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the
consequences.
Managing Self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting
appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer Focus and Service
Delivery
The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external
customers.
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues,
suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship
Adapting and Responding to
Change
Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own
reaction to change.
Continuous Improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous
improvement.
Personal Work Ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building Relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
MANAGERIAL/ SPECIALIST SKILLS
Coaching Others* The capacity to recognise development areas in others and support them to
facilitate personal development through coaching.
Leading and Managing Change* The capacity to implement and support change initiatives and to provide leadership in times of uncertainty.

Performance Development* The ability to evaluate and develop different levels of capacity within a team to
achieve set objectives.
Taking Action Capable of recognising the need for action, considering possible risks and taking
responsibility for results.
Decision Making Capable of making decisions timeously and taking responsibility for the
consequences.
Managing Self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting
appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Customer Focus and Service
Delivery
The capacity to identify and respond to the needs of *internal and external
customers.
*Internal and external customers include patients, doctors, colleagues,
suppliers, visitors, vendors and any other person that requires a relationship
Adapting and Responding to
Change
Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own
reaction to change.
Continuous Improvement The capacity to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous
improvement.
Personal Work Ethic Capacity to instil an ethic of quality and consistency in self and others.
Building Relationships Capacity to establish constructive and effective relationships.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Visioning The ability to provide direction in terms of action towards certain future
outcomes.
Empowering Creating conditions of willingness and participation amongst teams by
providing sufficient, encouragement, information, resources and authority to
make the necessary decisions to accomplish tasks.

Energising Having the capacity to motivate and mobilise, impart strength, vitality and
enthusiasm to teams to actualise the organisation’s vision of the future.
Designing and aligning Ensuring the optimal alignment of employee behaviour with the
organisation’s vision and values.
Rewarding and feedback Fostering a performance culture by creating a framework of appropriate
incentives and rewards to direct and motivate the achievement of desired
performance behaviours and goals.
Team building Creating team players and team effectiveness by using appropriate methods
and a flexible interpersonal style to instil a cooperative atmosphere conducive
to building a cohesive team.
Outside orientation Awareness of outside constituencies, emphasizing particularly the need to
respond to the requirements of customers, suppliers, partners, shareholders
and other interest groups, such as local communities affected by the
organisation.
Global mindset Possessing a global frame of reference that enables one to scan the external
world environment for different perspectives and to adopt successful
practices. The capacity to inculcate a global mentality in others by instilling
shared values and cross cultural sensitivity.
Tenacity The capacity and courage to persevere with one’s purpose in a persistent and
determined manner despite opposition or setbacks, until the desired
objective is obtained or it becomes clear that the objective is no longer
attainable. Inspiring others, through active example, to have the courage of
their convictions.
Emotional intelligence The capacity to foster trust and create an emotionally intelligent workforce
whose members know themselves and know how to deal respectfully and
understandingly with others. The ability to regulate and manage one’s
emotions in a healthy and productive manner.
Life balance Articulating and modelling the importance of the need for life balance for the
long term welfare of oneself and one’s employees.
Resilience to stress Appropriately balancing these various pressures to maintain stable
performance.
VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
Netcare Values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients
and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our
actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
 Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and
services we offer at every level of the organisation.
 Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open
communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
 Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A
commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
 Compassion – We engage everyone with empathy and respond with acts
of compassion in all interactions with our patients and their families.
 Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and
creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare Way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard
holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours which you will be
accountable to uphold:
 I always greet everyone to show my respect.
 I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
 I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
 I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
 I always seek consent to show my compassion.
 I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
 I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
APPLICATION PROCESS
NETCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment
process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people
with disabilities.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to Christine.VanTonder@netcare.co.za

Please note:
 Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past
Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Employees are
therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the
line manager is aware of the application.
 The terms and conditions of employment relating to the function which you have applied for will be based
on those that exist in the Division within which you will be employed.
 In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job
function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable
accommodation can be made.
 By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are
consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is
recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your
information will be processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the
establishment of an employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the
applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any
other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
 If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of
6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in
accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately
destroy your personal information in a secure manner.