Occupational Health Nurse (RN or RPN)
Brant Community Healthcare System - Brantford, ON

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Brant Community Healthcare System and West Haldimand General Hospital

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POSITION: REGULAR PART-TIME OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE (RN OR RPN)
DEPARTMENT: PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT (Organization Health)
POSTING DATE: OCTOBER 17TH, 2013

POSITION SUMMARY

The Brant Community Healthcare System in collaboration with West Haldimand General Hospital is looking for a dynamic individual that thrives in a fast paced environment. Reporting to the Value Stream Leader, People Development, the Occupational Health Nurse will be responsible for supporting West Haldimand General Hospital, the Brant Community Healthcare System and external partnerships managing all aspects of Occupational Health needs.
The Occupational Health Professional must have the capability to lead themselves, engage others, achieve results, develop coalitions and conduct systems transformation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 Serve as the focal point for all communications and co-ordination with Employees
 Identify systemic barriers to return to work an assist departments to identify suitable transition work for ill/injured employees
 Provide follow-up surveillance for communicable disease exposures
 Administer vaccinations and TB tests
 Provides training and respirator fit testing
 Maintains confidentiality
 Works in collaboration with the Occupational Health Physician, Disability Coordinator and Infection Control Specialist regarding occupational surveillance, treatment and with delegated acts.
 Performs first aid

QUALIFICATIONS

 Registered Nurse (BScN or University Degree) or Registered Practical Nurse (College Diploma)
 Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing
 Minimum of 2 years experience in Occupational Health

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES ALSO INCLUDE:

Safety (patient, worker & workplace) is a BCHS Corporate Priority. The successful applicant will demonstrate good stewardship in the identification, reporting and mitigation of unsafe acts or conditions.

Brant Community Healthcare System is an equal opportunity employer. In order to ensure equal opportunities during the recruitment and selection process, Brant Community Healthcare System provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request.


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The Brantford General Hospital, a 265 bed, acute care facility, is located in the City of Brantford and boasts stable, state-of-the-art...