RPN- Occupational Health
Full Job Description
- Diploma/Certificate in Occupational Health (or working towards)
- Current Certificate of Competence with the Ontario College of Nurses (RPN)
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required
- Past experience in COVID-19 and Influenza vaccination clinics preferred
- Recent experience in the occupational health field, preferably in an unionized setting
- Working knowledge of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, and regulations, including WHMIS and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
- Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated skills in planning & delivering education/training programs to adults
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and facilitation skills
- Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels
- Intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel)
- Experience in disability claims management
- Experience with Parklane Software
- A good attendance and work record demonstrating reliability and dependability is essential
- A resume regarding further education, special courses, and experience should accompany the application
- Provide Occupational Health Services (e.g. first aid, seeking emergency health care if indicated, pre-placement health assessments, immunization, communicable disease surveillance, primary care, and crisis intervention) to Centre employees through physical assessment, contact with other health care providers, review of medical documentation and provision of appropriate care.
- Attend staff Code Blues during business hours (if notified and possible) and assist in the documentation and coordination of discharge plans.
- Act in compliance with applicable occupational health and safety legislation, guidelines, best practices, and health promotion which may include the coordination of special health/vaccination clinics/wellness seminars, hospital outbreaks, etc.
- Works with the Occupational Health Coordinator with incidental absence and disability management and return to work planning as assigned.
- Assist with the development, review, and administration of policies, procedures, programs, and initiatives for occupational health by maintaining knowledge of current trends, practices, and related medical issues.
- Inform the appropriate parties of and take appropriate actions for conditions and measures she/he may be aware of that may affect the health and safety of students, employees, volunteers, and physicians including:
- Compliance with the safety standards of the hospital and applicable legislation
- Identification and prevention of health and safety issues and problems
- Taking corrective action, where possible
- Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of West Park: Excellence, Respect, Trust, Collaboration, and Accountability
- Evidence of good performance history and attendance record
Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at West Park Healthcare Centre employees are required to be fully vaccinated in accordance with the hospital’s COVID-19 Immunization Policy. Accommodations to this requirement under the Ontario Human Rights Code may be available subject to supporting evidence.
At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community.
Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.