Occupational Health Nurse

Lacombe County, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1238042

Location Lacombe County, Alberta, Canada

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 5, 2024

One of our major clients in the oil and gas industry is seeking a Nurse to work within their facilities in Joffre, AB, on a 12-month contract.
 
We are seeking a casual Occupational Health Nurse to join our Occupational Health team located at our Joffre site in Central Alberta, near Red Deer. Reporting to the Occupational Health and Hygiene Coordinator, this position will apply nursing practices and principles in an ethical manner to contribute to the health of workers in all occupations through health promotion, health protection, treatment of injury/illness and management of disability. This is done through policies, programs and initiatives. 
 
You Will Use Your Expertise To:
  • Provide a broad application of Occupational Health practice in accordance with company Responsible Care® standards and all applicable regulations including, OSHA, WCB and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code.
  • Manage and treat workplace injury and illness including WCB reporting and development of modified work plans as appropriate in collaboration with the business.
  • Conduct fitness-to-work assessments for employees as needed and pre-placement fitness-to-work assessments.
  • Implement site programs, procedures and initiatives for prevention, recognition and treatment of illness and injury.
  • Provide technical support to site emergency response planning including hands-on medical emergency response and crisis management.
  • Establish and maintain confidential employee health records.
  • Facilitate disability case management by coordinating health care and early intervention to promote the safe and timely return to work of ill or injured employees.
 
What We Are Looking For:
  • Nursing diploma and/or BScN degree with 8+ years related practical experience (including medical emergency response) and holds a current CRN license
  • Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN) would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in an Occupational Health setting/environment would be considered an asset
  • Current CPR/AED certification and Advanced ITLS or Advanced First Aid certification that meet regulatory requirements
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently while also being a valuable team contributor
  • Proficient in computer skills (Microsoft Office, Cority, SharePoint)
  • Availability for shiftwork (nights and weekends)
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