Job Title: Occupational Health & Safety Advisor
Work Site: Safety and Prevention, Employee Engagement - Vancouver, BC
Regular Full Time
As soon as possible
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Are you the next Occupational Health & Safety Advisor at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)? Apply today to join our team!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Occupational Health & Safety Advisor to join the Safety and Prevention team in Vancouver, BC. In this position you will report to the Manager, Safety and Prevention and act as a resource providing consultation, research and support on Health & Safety issues for the Workplace Health Team and for managers, supervisors and staff.
As a Occupational Health & Safety Advisor you will be responsible for collaborating with other Occupational Health & Safety Advisors in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of an authority wide Safety program. Your work will involve promoting a safety culture to eliminate occupational injuries and illness.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education and Experience
Graduation from a two-year diploma program in Occupational Health & Safety from a recognized institution plus five (5) years’ professional Occupational Health & Safety experience in a unionized healthcare environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities:
Education and training
Verbal and written communication and engagement
Current computer literacy in Excel, Power Point, Word
Applicable legislation and regulations
Canadian Radiation Safety
WSBC claims process
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.