Operations - Occupational Health

Technician, Occupational Health & Safety

Kitchener, Ontario
Work Type: Full Time
Are you the kind of person who thrives on providing the best service experience?  Do you enjoy working with people and technical equipment? Are you wondering what to do with your Kinesiology, Health and Safety, or Phlebotomy education?  

We are growing and seeking candidates like you for the position of Occupational Health & Safety Technician located in Kitchener, Ontario.

Job Description
Join our team in this entry level role where you will be responsible for performing administrative and learn clinical tasks such as fit for duty testing, medical surveillance or other related Occupational Health duties while supporting our shared goal of delivering high quality employee health solutions to our clients.   

What we look for:
  • An ability to serve as a goodwill ambassador (front-line liaison).  This position is all about people and how you ensure a positive experience for our clients.
  • Devotion to warmly greeting visitors, chart preparation, filing and archiving of medical records, and maintaining supplies. 
  • A researcher who likes hunt for information in relevant Health and Safety legislation.  
  • Comfort using an electronic medical record system (and you may even boast about your excellent data entry skills).
  • Joy for preparing (or drive to learn about) examination instruments and equipment, collection of laboratory specimens and/or performing basic laboratory tests, including phlebotomy, pulmonary function tests, audiometric exams, visual acuity testing, urine drug screening.
  • A can-do attitude with a willingness to learn. There isn't a job that is too big or too small at Apex.
  • Someone who can wear many hats in a day and look good doing it.
  • Previous exposure to Occupational Health & Safety work environment an asset.
Why you want to work here:
  • You love maintaining high standards of ethics and strict confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
  • Working as part of an integrated team is a priority of yours.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills describe you to a "T".
  • You get joy from being responsive with an ability to quickly prioritize among numerous pressing tasks (we aim to please!).
  • Coordinating and assisting with the logistics, scheduling, and delivery of medical surveillance programs and/or hosting of vaccination or other clinics is your superpower.
  • Delivering results in a high trust environment is how you do your best work. 
  • You get a thrill from staying organized and details are your thing.
  • Working Monday to Friday is your dream shift schedule.
  • Being part of a Canadian company that delivers services to a variety of local businesses is important to you.
  • You want to put your education in Environmental Health and Safety, Kinesiology or Occupational Health and Safety (or equivalent experience/education) to good use. Canadian Phlebotomy Technician certification or equivalent education and experience an asset.
Apex is a trusted advisor for occupational health and wellness, offering knowledge-based medical and regulatory guidance and a full spectrum of high-quality employee health solutions. Working closely with our clients, Apex designs and delivers services that integrate easily into company operations, engage employees for increased program participation, and provide a cost-effective return on our client’s health and wellness investment.

We offer our employees an opportunity to deliver innovative employee health programs and solutions to our clients.  As well as competitive pay, benefits, paid volunteer day, on-going training, growth potential and so much more, our employees have the opportunity to positively impact their community by delivering innovative employee health programs and solutions to our clients.

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