Health, Safety & Wellness Assistant - TFT - OTMH

Halton Healthcare Services - Oakville, ON (30+ days ago)

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Posting #: 2020-854857


Position: Health, Safety & Wellness Assistant

Status: Temporary Full Time (approximately 12 months)

Hours: Monday to Friday; 8:00AM-4:00PM

Site(s): Oakville, Milton and Georgetown Hospital sites

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Health, Safety & Wellness Manager, the Health, Safety and Wellness Assistant is a member of the Human Resources Team. The Assistant supports the development, delivery and monitoring of employee safety and prevention programs in alignment with legislation, best practices. The focus of this position is to support organizational compliance with occupational health, safety and environmental legislation, guidelines and standards.

This is what you will be doing:
Provide daily administrative support to the Health, Safety and Wellness Program. Including Safety, Disability Management, and the Attendance Support Program.
Responsible for updating and maintenance of Health, Safety and Wellness databases such as MSDS Online and Parklane.
Responsible for monitoring accidents and claim trends requiring further attention.
Assist with the Respiratory Protection Program, including fit testing workers.
Assisting with receiving and triaging client inquiries, including face to face and emails.
Support Health, Safety and Wellness Initiatives including monitoring the scheduling of internal and external training activities for Halton Healthcare employees.
Maintenance of the Health, Safety and Wellness Connections Webpage.
Support occupational injury/illness claims management programs and initiatives.
Monitoring inventory and placing orders as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Act as an advocate for staff safety, health, and wellness in accordance with the values of Halton Healthcare.

This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

Certificate or Diploma in Office Medical Administration
Preference will be given to candidates with a background and education health and safety
Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible and related experience
Knowledge of legislation such as the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Health and Safety Insurance Act and Human Rights Code of Ontario
Experience with Parklane considered an asset
Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, able to work with a high level of accuracy
Able to work independently in a fast paced and challenging environment
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to interact with disciplinary staff at all levels of the organization
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)

Date Posted: February 6, 2020

Internal applications due by: February 13, 2020

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.