Occupational Health Nurse

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Join our Occupational Health and Safety team where you will lead the education and administration of the Medical Surveillance and Vaccination Program while ensuring consistently high-quality, safe care for our staff and employees.

At Humber River Hospital, our Occupational Health and Safety team provides occupational health and safety services, attendance support and abilities services and healthy workplace programming services for all staff and volunteers. The team works together to deliver compassionate, professional and respectful care for our staff and volunteers. We are currently seeking an Occupational Health Nurse who will provide education, first aid and monitor and administer vaccination surveillance and protocols and participate in attendance support and abilities program services.

Are you an experienced Occupational Health Nurse looking to make a positive difference every day? Are you looking for a new challenge where you will work with other Occupational Health and Safety Professionals to deliver innovative and compassionate solutions for our staff and volunteers? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, we invite you to read the details below and apply to this exciting career opportunity at Humber River Hospital.

Reporting Relationship: Director, Occupational Health & Safety
Hiring Salary Range:$74,535 - $83,862
Employee Group: Non union

Position Responsibilities: 
Develop and deliver education programs to inform staff of occupational health and safety, healthy workplace and individual well-being programs.
Participate in program quality improvement initiatives.
Monitor and administer vaccination programs and communicable disease illness surveillance protocols.
Collect and analyze usage statistics for compliance with flu campaign, staff vaccinations, status of departments (e.g. vaccinations of staff).
Co-participate in the planning of public flu vaccination program with hospital staff and volunteers; promote to business and clinical units.
Deliver First Aid services to employees to treat staff illnesses and injuries (e.g. Band-Aids, analgesics, ice, etc.)
Participate in the Attendance Support and Abilities process by providing advice and support when required
Coordinate the management of communicable and vaccine preventable diseases to control outbreaks and exposures.
Provide health care to employees in clinical setting in compliance with the applicable legislation 

Qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
Current registration and membership in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
First Aid Certificate required</p> </li> <li> <p>Registration with the Nursing Association of Ontario (RNAO)
Canadian Occupational Health Nursing Certificate (COHN) preferred
Five (5) years Nursing experience (Occupational Health and Safety specialty required, preferably in a hospital setting)
Experience working with MS Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Parklane
Demonstrated experience with Vaccination protocols, Attendance Support, Healthy Workplace in a unionized environment. Demonstrated knowledge in Health program promotion
Experience with continuous quality improvement initiatives
Excellent interpersonal communication, team and customer service skills with the ability to articulate clear expectations and work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team
Training/experience in Health Care Management (i.e. Studer) or Health program promotion
Critical thinking and prioritization skills required
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities, solve problems with evidence-based decision making practices and resolve conflicts in a timely and efficient manner