Occupational Health Nurse @ William Osler Health System

You became an Occupational Health Nurse because...

You want to make an impact.

You believe in the power of compassionate care.

You need to channel your intelligence towards helping others.

You are passionate about teamwork.

You have strength beyond measure.

This is your chance

William Osler Health System (Osler) invites you to answer the call to make a difference. Your community needs your skills, your compassion and your energy!

Who we are

One of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the ninth year in a row in 2021, and one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the eighth time in 2019, Osler provides a safe and supportive health care network to grow your career. As a major Ontario hospital system, and home to some of the biggest specialty and emergency departments in the country, Osler serves the 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke and surrounding communities. We are proud to offer you incredible exposure and challenging hands-on opportunities to stay at the top of your game.

A hospital built for and by the community, we continue to expand our services to meet the needs of a growing population, creating opportunities for increased hands-on skills development, cross-department training and promotion. Guided by our accomplished senior leadership team, together we are driving our vision of patient-inspired health care without boundaries.

At Osler, we offer careers that go beyond where health care professionals can achieve their goals and find deep personal and professional fulfillment. Come join our team today!

How you will make an impact:

  • Provide crisis intervention, health counselling, and health teaching.
  • Conduct initial assessments on all new employees to ensure overall health status is in good standing.
  • Provide immunological services including TB testing and reading.
  • Lead medical surveillance programs, as required.
  • Follows medical directives as ordered by the Occupational Health Physician.
  • Follow-up on reported incidents and/or injuries to staff.
  • Assess injured/ill employees for return to work in consultation with managers.
  • Participate with health promotion and health education activities, as assigned.
  • Maintain and ensure confidentiality of employee medical files.
  • Assisting, advising and supporting the abilities team in formulating modified work / accommodation plans.
  • Assist in critical injury accident investigations along with the Ministry of Labour.
  • Conduct nursing assessments and administer first aid.
  • Identify, manage and respond to public health notices in a timely manner.
  • Recommend internal resources (such as EAP provider, Occupational Health Physician, Physiotherapy, Ergonomic and other consultants) and provide information on external partners.
  • Provide support to managers on attendance related challenges related to medical conditions.
  • Other related activities within the Occupational Health & Wellness department, as assigned.

You have:

  • Current registration and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • BScN or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum five (5) years' recent experience in Occupational Health Nursing.
  • Comprehensive, working knowledge of relevant legislation and guidelines – Occupational health & Safety Act, Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, OHRC, Public Hospitals Act, Communicable Disease Surveillance Protocols for Ontario Hospitals MOHLTC.
  • CNA Certification in Occupational Health Nursing – COHN(C).
  • Certificate or diploma in Occupational Health Nursing.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II: Basic Rescuer certification.
  • Communicable Disease Surveillance, Immunization Protocols and exposure management knowledge and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in disability case management, absence management including STD, LTD and WSIB case Management.
  • Strong assessment, health teaching/promotion skills.
  • Working knowledge of occupational wellness, ergonomics and safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize multiple tasks and problem solve complex situations.
  • Strong positive communication and interpersonal skills within team and all stakeholders.
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with staff and external agencies/organizations, while employing tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office programs, Meditech, and Parklane software knowledge considered an asset.
  • Ability to perform the physical demands of the position.
  • Proven good attendance record with the capability of maintaining this same standard. 

Come live our values - Respect, Excellence, Innovation, Service, Compassion and Collaboration 

Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at human.resources@williamoslerhs.ca.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

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