Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).
Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond.. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
What we need:
The Wellness Consultant will be an integral member of our dynamic Occupational Health & Safety Department and will work closely with all departments at the hospital providing wellness expertise through consultation, program development, implementation and evaluation. You will be responsible for developing a healthy and vibrant workplace framework including an action plan to implement this framework; promoting wellness and health at the organizational, job and individual level; developing strategies on how to enhance the hospital’s healthy and vibrant workplace program; and assisting the department with the Health and Wellness Expo and other wellness initiatives.
To provide wellness services for all staff and volunteers.
The position exercises independence in providing exemplary customer service, administrative support/coordination, facilitation of wellness program to all MSH employees, professional staff.
Provide support to staff through active listening with particular organizational/interpersonal challenges and situations.
Creates a positive and innovative atmosphere that encourages employees to participate and embrace wellness
Responds to inquires from employees surrounding wellness services
Promotes wellness activities in multiple forums
Actively gathers information surrounding employee requests for wellness services to assist with program development
Creation of wellness newsletters
Liaises with external and internal wellness program providers
Books and arranges rooms for wellness programs at all hospital sites
Gathers, collates and distributes wellness program material
Coordinates registration of employees for all wellness programs
Compiles statistical information regarding programming
Initiates and develops respectful and collaborative working relationships with peers and associates in other units and departments across the organization to foster a productive and satisfying work environment and a higher quality experience and outcome.
The successful candidate will be working Monday to Friday days, with flexibility required for evening and weekend availability. Schedules may change based on needs of the role.
BAND Q: $31.85 - $37.35 per hour
What you bring to MSH:
Completion of a diploma or certificate program in healthy workplace and wellness
Sound knowledge of healthy workplace and wellness principles and best practices
Previously related experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of wellness programs
Knowledge and application of adult education principles
Well developed organizational, prioritization, communication and interpersonal skills
Proven abilities in complex analysis, critical thinking, problem-solving and consultation
Motivated and self-directed individual with the ability to function effectively both autonomously and as a team member.
Computer proficiency with MS Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Previous related experience in health care or private industry
Ability to work with clients of diverse ethno racial and culture backgrounds
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Markham Stouffville Hospital takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all