Position Summary: Reporting to the Director, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness (OHSW), the Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) is an experienced Occupational Health Nurse who is responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient occupational health services within the OHSW departments across Providence Care, with the goal of promoting a healthy and safe workplace, reducing disability (sick) and workplace injury claims, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, and facilitating employees getting the assistance they need to maximize their full ability within the workplace.
Located in Kingston, Providence Care is Southeastern Ontario’s leading provider of aging, mental health and rehabilitative care. Continuing the legacy of our Founders, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Providence Care provides care and services at Providence Care Hospital, Providence Manor Long-Term Care home and community locations across Southeastern Ontario.
Providence Care is Fully-affiliated with Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College; Providence Care is a centre for health care, education and research, and a member of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario.
Providence Care is southeastern Ontario’s leading provider of specialized mental health care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, specialized geriatric services, complex continuing care, palliative care and long term care. With more than 1,600 staff and 240 physicians, residents and clerks, Providence Care is committed to high quality care. Providence Care is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario. Providence Care is a major teaching and research centre for Queen’s University, and is an educational partner to St. Lawrence College and other post-secondary institutions. Providence Care Hospital, our new state of the art hospital, opened in April 2017. Our hospital is the first publicly-funded hospital in North America to fully integrate long-term mental health and psychiatry programs with physical rehabilitation, palliative care and complex care. The entire hospital has been designed to be welcoming and inclusive of all people, no matter what age, ability or needs. Providence Care Hospital brings to life the concept of patient-and-family centred care, where everyone works in collaboration to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each person.