Health, Safety and Wellness Manager

  • Ross Memorial Hospital
  • Feb 06, 2020
Full time Manager

Job Description

RMH is seeking a full-time permanent Health, Safety and Wellness Manager, reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer. As a key member of the RMH leadership team, the successful applicant will be responsible for ongoing development and delivery of Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness programs including baseline health assessments and health surveillance in accordance with the OHA/OMA Communicable Disease Protocols, annual influenza immunization program, Respiratory Protection program, supporting the Workplace Violence Prevention program and Workplace Ergonomics program, and supporting the claims management program with our external provider, and overall responsibility for the internal responsibility system as it relates to safety in the workplace and wellness initiatives.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation preferred or Post-Secondary related Certificate in Workplace Health & Safety combined with a minimum of three years Health and Safety leadership experience (within Healthcare preferred).
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current safety certification training
  • Knowledge of risk management systems is required showing business acumen and orientation on results
  • Knowledge of employee safety systems including inflection control and disaster planning
  • Experience developing policies related to Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness
  • Experience in organizing healthy workplace programs and work life balance initiatives
  • Excellent knowledge of the OHSA, WHMIS/GHS, Human Rights Code of Ontario
  • Knowledge of disability/ability/ return to work management principles and practice
  • Commitment to excellent customer service when dealing with colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public
  • Ability to impact and influence the H&S culture, considering organizational awareness
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ongoing commitment to education and development for personal growth
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning and education principles and good presentation skills
  • Excellent change management skills
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) and/or experience as an Occupational Health Nurse would be an asset but is not essential.
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses Ontario would be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

RMH is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. Accommodation will be provided through out the hiring process at the request of the applicant. 

Please note, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Kawartha Lakes, ON