Occupational Health Nurse – TM 6 mos.

  • Company:
    Loblaw
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

The decision to join a company is a big one. We have opportunities for hard working, energetic and reliable people just like you.

Why is this role important?

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director, Medical Services, the Occupational Health Nurse plays a multi-faceted role by influencing, improving and maintaining workplace health using prevention, protection and pro-active health interventions to create productive, healthy colleagues in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with Operations and the Company’s disability insurer to facilitate return-to-work accommodations for colleagues resuming work after medical absences and ensure colleague participation in rehabilitation programs including the Work Reintegration Program (WRP).
  • Support and facilitate colleague access and participation in the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
  • Support Human Resources and Labour Relations to manage medical absences and those associated with behavioral issues at work including incidences of violence and harassment.
  • Collect and retain Individual Medical Accommodation Plans relating to non-occupational illnesses/injuries.
  • Participate and support health promotion activities including Health, Safety and Wellness Week, the Colleague Wellness Program and Flu Injection Clinics.
  • Ensure that confidential medical records are managed and maintained in accordance with relevant federal and provincial privacy legislation.
  • Facilitate training for people leaders and HR Business Partners on Mental Health, Alcohol & Drug Policy/Program, Fit for Duty Assessments, and Supporting Accommodations in the Workplace.
  • Support the strategic objectives of the Medical Services team in matters relating to the Mental Health Plan, Disability Management Program, Alcohol & Drug Policy/Program, Critical Incident Response, Public Health issues, Business Travel Medicine, Infection Control Policies and Initiatives, and Violence, Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace.
  • Qualifications:

  • Currently Licensed and in possession of a Certificate of Competence from a provincial College of Nurses.
  • 3 to 5 years progressive Nursing experience with demonstrated knowledge in the areas of industrial hygiene, pandemic preparedness, ergonomics, disability management, health promotion/surveillance and Public Health programs.
  • Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing (DOHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN (C)) designation preferred.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Ability to establish strong relationships, build trust, confidence, and influence the client group.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate training sessions in various settings.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • A valid provincial driver’s license to meet travel requirements.
  • Ability to travel with overnight stays during the work week.
  • Work experience within a unionized environment would be considered an asset.
  • Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

    How You’ll Succeed:

    At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

    If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.

    In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

    Employment Type:

    Full time

    Type of Role:

    Temporary (Fixed Term)

    Type of Contract:

    Fixed Term

    Loblaw recognizes Canada’s diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.

    Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.