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Manager - Occupational Health and Safety Services




Occupational Health and Safety Services

Position Type:

Permanent, Full-Time, Day, 75 hrs/pay period, 1.0 FTE

Salary Scale:

$97,467 to $116,370 annually, plus a competitive benefits program

Start Date:

2022/07/04 8:00

Closing Date:

2022/07/10 23:59

As part of Bruyère you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.

Function Summary

Reporting to the Director of Workplace Safety Services, this role provides leadership and direction to the Occupational Health Services team in respect to the overall management of the functional areas of Occupational Health Services, for which this position holds responsibility and accountability. In collaboration with the Director of Workplace Safety Services, this role defines, prepares, monitors and evaluates the goals / objectives for the Occupational Health Services of Bruyère, ensuring that such are in line with the vision, mission, values, and the Human Resources’ corporate plans objectives.

This role is also responsible for:

Overseeing the initial health assessment process of newly hired employees which in turn determines job suitability and the prevention of transmission of communicable diseases between employees and patients/residents.

Managing the employee health surveillance program which meets mandated legislative requirements to prevent the transmission of disease between employees and patient/residents.

Providing comprehensive Occupational Health and Safety support services to the management team.

Acting in an advisory capacity to the management team and Labour Relations on matters related to due diligence requirements, safe work practices, initial health assessment, WSIB, illness, absence, modified work, accommodation and short-term and long-term disability.

Is committed to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère.

Is committed to patient and resident safety, on-going learning and continuous quality improvement.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Valid certificate of registration with the College of Nurse of Ontario (CNO)
  • Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in supervising employees
  • Extensive case management experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable legislation and its application including Occupational Health & Safety Act, WSIB, Public Hospitals Act, Human rights Code, OHA communicable diseases surveillance protocols
  • Knowledge of human resources practices, collective agreements procedures, relevant jurisprudence and hospital policies and procedures
  • Fluent in English and French (Candidates who do not meet this language requirement are eligible to apply for this position and may be considered if there are no other suitable applicants who meet this requirement.)

Additional Information

All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicates that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certifications, if applicable, must also be included.

Bruyère promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the Employment Equity Act. Bruyère is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which may be required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

All Bruyère employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination as per our Enhanced COVID-19 Immunization policy.
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