Full Time Occupational Health Nurse
Wellpoint Health Services
Toronto, Ontario , Canada
24d ago

Wellpoint Health has been recognized by Profit 500 as one of the fastest growing businesses in Canada. We are a health and safety company with 13 offices nationally.

We provide a full range of workplace services including Medical Assessments, Disability Case Management, Wellness, Prevention and Compliance programs.

Our services help our customers improve employee health, attendance, and productivity, strengthening their business and improving their bottom line.

Position Summary :

The Occupational Health Nurse offers Occupational Health Services to all employees, including education, promotion of positive health models, treatment of illness and injury, and follow-

Responsibilities :

  • Provide primary care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses, including effective nursing assessment skills, preparation of care plan, treatment, referral and preparation of Return to Work Plan, as indicated
  • Able to work independently in industry with support from our team of nurses and physicians
  • Participate in workers’ health maintenance programs through various activities, e.g., pre-placement and periodic assessments, immunizations, coordination of the hearing conservation program, and coordination of examinations for compliance with the need for medical surveillance, mobile equipment examinations, and designated substance examinations
  • Maintain an accurate, timely and premium record keeping system
  • Identify health needs for workers, develop objectives, and implement programs in health promotion, maintenance and rehabilitation
  • Institute Wellness Programs appropriate to the needs of the employee workforce
  • Develop and maintain a liaison with health and services agencies in the community
  • Cooperate with and act as a resource to the appropriate personnel in developing and maintaining a safe work environment
  • Evaluate the nursing service provided for appropriateness and effectiveness
  • Education & Experience :

  • Registered Nurse (Mandatory Requirement) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 3-5 recent years’ experience in Occupational Health Nursing
  • Experience with spirometry, audiometry, vision screening, and respirator fit testing an asset
  • Diploma (DOHN) and / or Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN-C) an asset
  • Current Certifications in CPR and First Aid
  • Skills & Qualifications :

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Ontario Health and Safety Act, WSIB legislation, and Human Rights Legislation
  • Participate in professional nursing organizations and assume responsibility for professional growth and development
  • Proficient in computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Electronic Medical Records
  • Ability to work in a cooperative / collaborative manner to achieve a desired result
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all areas of responsibility
  • Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and communication skills
  • Wellpoint is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Upon individual request, Wellpoint will endeavour to remove barriers to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities.

    Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.

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