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Posting # 46234 - [ Non-Union ]
Coordinator, OH&S - 1 position
Occupational Health & Safety
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time

The Coordinator, Occupational Health and Safety provides leadership to the Occupational Health and Safety Teams. The Coordinator plans, organizes and implements all functions and activities related to the achievement of the goals of the Occupational Health and Safety Service team and the organization?s strategic objectives. The Coordinator provides expertise, innovation and leadership to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate occupational health and safety practices. Some of these practices include Health Reviews, the disability management program, the safety program, and development of policies and procedures that comply with relevant legislations and standards. The Coordinator oversees daily activities performed by members of the Occupational Health and Safety Teams. The Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the financial and human resources leadership of the Occupational Health and Safety professionals.

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in health-related field
  • Minimum three years' leadership experience in a health care setting, preferably a multi-site hospital
  • Experience with administration of occupational health and safety measures, policies and procedures
  • Experience with data gathering, statistics, audits and research
  • Demonstrated skills in leading others, performing human resource functions and budget management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skills in implementing process improvement and control programs for both patient and staff safety
  • An effective influencer
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in coaching others
  • Superior communication (written, verbal and presentation), interpersonal and relationship building skills Demonstrated intermediate level proficiency with computer systems and software programs including database management, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications, (MS Office)
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with physicians, leaders and staff as well as external agencies and the public
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional development and learning
  • Demonstrates understanding of continuous improvement principles and tools
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution skill
  • Highly organized, with an ability to determine priorities and plan activities while performing a variety of different responsibilities with conflicting deadlines
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of legislation related to Employment, People & Financial Management
  • In addition, the successful candidate will possess strong Leadership Capabilities including: Lead Self; Engage Others; Achieve Results; Develop Coalition; System Transformation
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification or working towards certification with the Canadian College of Health Leaders
  • Regulated Health Professional in good standing with regulatory College
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's, you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine or proof of one dose and a signed commitment to receive a second dose within a specified timeframe, and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: October 05, 2021
Submission deadline: October 18, 2021

Julie Neilans, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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