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Occupational Health Specialist at Robert Half Canada

Occupational Health Specialist

Robert Half Canada Ottawa, Ontario Full-Time
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Ref ID: 05030-0011618803

Classification: HR Specialist

Compensation: DOE

Our client is seeking an Occupational Health Specialist for a contract-to-hire opportunity. This position will provide and coordinate assessment, referral, and follow-up care for employees with occupational or non-occupational injuries and illness in addition to maintaining a health surveillance program while developing, implementing, and evaluating relevant policies and procedures.

Some of the duties of this role will include:
- Performing return-to-work assessments post injury/illness to ensure fitness to work
- Organizing and facilitating modified work discussions
- Managing WSIB claims and initiating modified work programs
- Coordinating and documenting cases for work and non-work-related illnesses and injuries
- Compiling and reporting data related to disability management
- Meeting with Human Resources to discuss accommodations issues
- Ensuring appropriate job placement for new hires based on physical demands analysis, collaborating with internal and external consultants as appropriate
- Maintaining immunization and surveillance program records
- Maintaining knowledge of applicable health and safety guidelines, legislation, and current guidelines and trends, and review/develop OHS policies, procedures, and guidelines accordingly
- Providing guidance on safe work procedures and health and safety concerns/issues in the workplace
- Providing employee education of potential health risks and methods/measures to prevent injury and illness
- Other related duties as assigned by supervisor
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

- Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in Occupational Health Services in acute care setting or similar environment
- Working knowledge of applicable occupational health and safety legislation; general knowledge of corporate/departmental policies and procedures related to health and safety.
- Excellent time management and prioritization abilities
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing; bilingualism is an asset
- Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with internal and external customers
- Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office suite as well as relevant internal systems
- Ability to pass a Vulnerable Sector Check

For confidential consideration for this role Apply Today., or contact Robert Half Management Resources at [ Email address blocked ] and let's discuss your career goals.

Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Our parent company, Robert Half International Inc., has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998.

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. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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