Occupational Health Nurse – Occupational Health- J1021-0218


Occupational Health Nurse – Occupational Health- J1021-0218

Website North York General Hospital

Job Title                                                                                                                                                                        Occupational Health Nurse

Job Details                                                                                                                                                                            Union: Non-Union                                                                                                                                                        Department: Occupational Health >>- Occupational Health                                                                                            Reports To: Director                                                                                                                                                            Job Category: Occupational Health

FTE: 1.0                                                                                                                                                                                  Shifts: Day,Evening,Weekends                                                                                                                                              Shift Duration: 8’s                                                                                                                                                                  Status: Full-Time Temporary                                                                                                                                              Contract Duration: 1 month                                                                                                                                        Number of Positions: 2                                                                                                                                                      Site: General Site, 4001 Leslie Street                                                                                                                                      Salary: $33.90 – $48.53 /Hour

Post Date: 12/10/2021                                                                                                                                                          Closing Date: 19/10/2021

Position Summary                                                                                                                                                            Registered Nurse, Occupational Health                                                                                                                           Your goal in this position is to participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team to promote workplace health, safety, and wellness for all persons who carry on work activities at North York General Hospital. You’re a great relationship builder, and foster close contacts with peers across the entire organization. You have great interpersonal skills, and effortlessly connect with physicians and staff. Your primary responsibilities include: primary care, physically assess and manage a variety of health conditions, health & illness absence management, adverse event management, disease surveillance and immunization, respond to emergency situations as well as education and teaching. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.

Great Registered Nurses are: 
• Organized – they embrace the challenge of prioritizing patient care demands in a fast paced environment, and are eager to engage with new challenges every single day
• Great Communicators – they communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, volunteers and families
• Decisive – at the end of the day, they have the ability to make the big decisions, to take ownership of their actions, and use their critical thinking and problem solving skills in the best interests of the patient
• Safety Conscious – they know that keeping everyone safe and healthy is the highest priority, and follow all H&S policies and guidelines
• Committed – they embrace our learning culture and demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional development to enhance their knowledge and skills

On a practical level, you will:

• Demonstrate the ability to function to the full scope of nursing practice per the College of Nurse of Ontario
• Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with patients/clients, families and other members of the health care team
• Think critically, set priorities and organize work in response to client/patient needs
• Demonstrate knowledge of transfers and lifts
• Be committed to ongoing learning, professional development, and continuous quality improvement
• Have proficient skill level with computers, MS Word, Internet searches, data entry and patient information systems
• Assume a leadership/charge role with demonstrated evidence of self- motivation regarding continuing education in areas of patient assessment, patient education and related Clinical Specialties
• Have excellent assessment skills with clinical knowledge of care of the geriatric population
• Have effective organizational, problem-solving, prioritization, time-management and teaching skills
• Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good public relations and working relationships in a family centered care environment
• Demonstrate your ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations


• Diploma in Nursing, Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
• Registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Diploma or certification in Occupational Health & Safety and/or COHN (C) designation or equivalent
• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS)
• Minimum 2 years of recent Occupational Health experience in acute health care facility
• Knowledge of Occupational Health principles and applicable legislation (OHSA, WSIA, Human Rights, Privacy)
• Knowledge and application of current Communicable Disease Surveillance Protocols for Ontario Hospitals., preferred
• Experience with disability claims management, application of successful rehab principles, and management of transitional work programs, preferred
• Working experience with Occupational Health Computer System, (e.g., Parklane), preferred
• Experience in health promotion and wellness programs, preferred
• Bilingualism in French/English an asset

What We Offer                                                                                                                                                                    Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Temporary position, with 8 hour shifts, Days including weekends in the Occupational Health Department. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which may include benefits, pension, vacation pay, or pay in lieu of benefits, when applicable. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting nygh.on.ca

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

How to Apply
Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:
• Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

Please refer to the Job Opportunities page on eric for more detailed application instructions.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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