Job Position: Occupational Health Registered Nurse
Company: Haztech Energy Corp
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Occupational Health Registered Nurse Job Details:
Haztech has a GREAT opportunity for a Registered Nurse at a mine in Saskatchewan. The nurse will work a one week on one week off rotation. Bussing is provided from Saskatoon to the mining site.
This position begins March 1st, 2024
The Occupational Health Nurse will be part of the Health and Safety Team required to promote safe, healthy working conditions by identifying hazards and risks in the workplace and developing strategies to mitigate them.
Provide primary care and on-site treatment as required;
Conduct and/or coordinate various workplace occupational health assessments that may include Pre-Employment Screening, Respirator Fit testing, Vaccinations, Chest X-Rays, Drug and Alcohol Testing and Audiometric testing;
Administer and manage disability management including modified and return to work programs for both Occupational and Non-Occupational events;
In coordination with Human Resources, manage WCB claims;
Administration of employee and contractor medical records;
Coordinate Standard First Aid, CPR and AED Training including Mental Health First Aid Training onsite and in local communities;
Collaborates with site leadership and key partners in promoting employee health and wellbeing by developing programs to inform, educate and advocate positive lifestyle choices;
Participate in initiatives and contribute to Employee Wellness Committee and Crisis Management teams;
Assess health related training needs and implement relevant training programs
You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the company while providing a safe and positive work environment as well as develop relationships and rapport with all colleagues, contractors and clients.
Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in Saskatchewan
Industrial experience preferred but no mandatory
ACLS is mandatory but it can be obtained within 2 months of the start date (Haztech is running this course for our nurses at the end of Sept)
Occupational health nurse experience preferred but not mandatory
Valid driver’s license and criminal record clearance
Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
Bachelor of Nursing with minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience working in the mining industry, occupational health, community, or public health setting (equivalent skills and experience will be considered);
WCB/Injury/Return to Work case management experience
Physical Demands & Job Hazards:
Mobility: You may need to move around the workplace, conducting health assessments, providing care, and observing work processes.
Lifting and Transferring: Assisting patients or workers with physical limitations may require lifting, transferring, or supporting them.
Stamina: The job can be physically demanding, requiring you to work 10 hr shifts, stand or walk for extended periods, and maintain mental alertness.
Exposure to Hazardous Substances: Occupational health nurses may come into contact with potentially harmful chemicals, toxins, or infectious materials during assessments, investigations, or treatment.
Ergonomic Risks: Incorrect posture, repetitive movements, or inadequate equipment setup can lead to musculoskeletal strain or injury.
Infectious Diseases: Treating or interacting with workers who have communicable illnesses presents a risk of exposure to infectious diseases.
Workplace Violence: Occupational health nurses may encounter situations involving aggressive or confrontational individuals, especially when dealing with workplace incidents or managing occupational health and safety concerns.
Tools & Equipment: (Included on job posting)
Medical Instruments: Occupational Health Nurses often use a range of medical instruments, such as stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs, thermometers, otoscopes, and ophthalmoscopes to assess workers’ health conditions.
Diagnostic Equipment: They may use diagnostic equipment like spirometers (to measure lung function), audiometers (to conduct hearing tests), and vision screening devices (to assess visual acuity).
First Aid Supplies: Occupational Health Nurses should have access to well-stocked first aid kits containing essential supplies like bandages, wound dressings, antiseptics, splints, and other necessary items to provide initial medical care in case of injuries.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Occupational Health Nurses should have appropriate PPE to ensure their safety while dealing with potential hazards, such as gloves, masks, goggles, face shields, and protective clothing.
Medical Records Software: They often use electronic health record (EHR) systems or specialized software to document and manage medical records, including employee health histories, assessments, treatments, and follow-ups.
Ergonomic Assessment Tools: Occupational Health Nurses may use tools like measuring tapes, inclinometers, or ergonomic evaluation checklists to assess workstations, identify ergonomic risks, and recommend appropriate adjustments to minimize the risk of musculoskeletal disorders.
Health Promotion Materials: Occupational Health Nurses may utilize educational materials, brochures, posters, and visual aids to promote health and safety in the workplace, including topics like proper lifting techniques, stress management, and injury prevention.
Haztech is a leading North American provider of professional, innovative, and tailored healthcare and technical safety services across a diverse range of sectors including Mining and Resources, Oil and Gas, Government, Defense, and the General Public. Haztech delivers robust, consolidated, and sophisticated services including onsite doctors, nurses and paramedics, remote access health centers, and health & safety programs.
Our scope of service also consists of occupational health testing, covid-19 testing, firefighting – rescue and emergency services, primary healthcare, medevac, security, safety training, and return-to-work management. We have a proven and unparalleled commitment to customer service, reliability, and efficiency with credit to our team of highly dedicated health & safety professionals.
Haztech is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full Time
- Full time benefits
Supplemental pay types:
Registered Nurse (RN) License in Sask (required)
Expected start date: March 1st, 2024