Contract Health Nurse - Afternoon Shift

Location: Hamilton, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 10-29-2018
A Sustainable Protein Company
We are proud of our roots, which we can trace back over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we work to reconnect families with the goodness of food. We are helping to transform the world’s food system so that it can survive, and thrive, for generations to come.

Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong, values-based culture, where dedicated employees take pride in doing what’s right for our consumers, our customers and our communities.  Our 11,500 employees thrive in an engaging, open and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and responsibility. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Nurse, Health & Safety - Hamilton

The Opportunity:
The incumbent will be responsible for the administration of first aid and subsequent treatment to injured or ill employees and will be responsible for WSIB/STD/LTD Case Management.

A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will do:

• Manage and operate the Medical Centre and satellite First Aid Rooms, daily inspection, inventory control and cleanliness.
• Attend to assessment and treatment of ill or injured employees / tend to emergency situations both in the Centre and on the production floor
• Track all first aid incidents as required by Occupational Health and Safety legislation
• Receive and log as required all medical or health professional documentation concerning employees
• Liaise and communicate with all medical and health professionals providing care to employees if that care impacts employee’s capabilities
• Act as the WSIB Program Administrator
o File Form 7’s
o Initiate the Return to Work program with the support of Operations and Reliability
o Keep an up to date Modified Work Tracker to ensure workers are being accommodated appropriately and communicate with the appropriate Team Leaders/Group Leaders/Operations Leaders/Health and Safety if updates are required.
o Review all accepted WSIB claims for potential of appeal, file appeals and ultimately present submissions in support of the appeal
• Assess all potential new employees via pre-employment medicals and communicate findings if applicable to Human Resources and Health and Safety
• Complete all required documentation for storage of health center records
• Assess demographics of employees and health status of employees and provide no less than 6 health promotion strategies per year based on those demographics
• Assess ergonomics of all plant areas and suggest possible changes to reduce the risk of injury to workers.
• Other duties as required for H&S department
What we have to offer you:
• Career development opportunities.  Your career will not stop at this role, this is just the beginning
• Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
• Defined Contribution Pension Plan
• Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
• Employee Assistance Program

What you will bring:
The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relationships with all employees. Candidates must have:
• Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with high level of accuracy
• Proficient in Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Ability to excel in a fast-paced changing manufacturing environment
• Ability to take the initiative and problem solve
• Work with minimal supervision and be active team member

Candidates applying must be able to work a 3:00pm - 11:00pm Monday - Friday shift - please note this role is a 9 month contract

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

this job portal is powered by CATS