Manager, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness

  • St. Michael's Hospital
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jun 12, 2018
Full time Manager

Job Description

The Manager Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness performs a range of strategic and reactive functions in support of a healthy and safe workforce at the St. Michael's Hospital site.

Manages the activities of Workplace Health & Safety including Disability Management, i.e. return to work and medical duty to accommodate activities. Develops a policy and process for Emergency Preparedness i.e. Mast Fit Testing, evacuation procedures, and severe weather, pandemic planning, etc. Ensures development, implementation and communication (including the oversight of training programs) of all legislative and organizational policies and standard operation procedures, (e.g. Workplace Violence/Workplace Harassment; Joint Health & Safety Committee) to minimize risk exposure to the organization. Researches, recommends and implements a strong and effective Wellness Program.  

As a strategic partner with HR and other departmental stakeholders, the incumbent promotes and fosters services that enable the achievement of the overall hospital objectives while successfully engaging employees, at all levels throughout the organization, to embrace occupational health and safety as a core value.

Through on-going compliance research, corporate policy development and execution, the Manager, Corporate Health & Safety collects statistics and organizational trends, performs data analysis; prepares performance reporting for senior management; and conducts workplace audits. Demonstrates leadership to motivate and engage others to adapt and commit to a strong safety culture across all 3 hospital sites.

Overview of Requirements:

  • Must have an Undergrad or Masters degree, as a B.SCn
  • Must be registered and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Must have working experience in Infection Control, Disability Management, Workplace Violence Prevention and Occupational Health
  • Must have 7-8 years experience in a health care facility
  • Must have recent leadership experience
  • Must be able to lead and manage a large multi-site team in a fast paced environment

Job Category

Manager