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Occupational Health Lead
Temporary, Full-time

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Position Title: Occupational Health Lead

Position Type: Temporary – Full-Time

Position Location: Coaldale

Grade: Grade 04

Requisition ID: 29015

: The Occupational Health Lead develops, coordinates, implements, and manages a comprehensive employee health service program based on government and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines, and corporate policies. This individual provides preventative care and first aid as needed for the Coaldale site locations and has responsibility for coordinating all on and off-site Covid-19 testing events, vaccination clinics, and site-wide contact/tracing activities.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining inventory control of all medical equipment and supplies across the plant.
  • Supports occupational health programs to include, but not limited to hearing conservation, ergonomics, personal protective equipment (PPE), and behavioral observations. Develops training content and provides training to employees on health and safety programs. Industrial Hygiene Management – working with Travellers to complete testing, audits, and assessments for hygiene safety purposes.
  • Evaluates physical condition of employee, takes vital signs.
  • Treats injuries/illnesses, refer employees to offsite medical facilities, order supplies and file records. In collaboration with the HR Specialist and Safety Manager, assist with management of worker’s compensation claims, accommodations and return to work programs.
  • Manage and coordinate site first aid program including instruction of standard first aid CPR-C & AED.
  • Provide education and health resources to employees including, but no limited to mental health resources, support and awareness.
  • Wellness Program development and management.
  • Develop and manage company-wide wellness initiatives and activities.
  • Coordinate and administer onsite vaccination clinics such as flu shot and covid-19 vaccinations.
  • Support attendance management by working with employees, as needed, on any stage of the attendance management program with attendance improvement plans.
  • Work closely with the site HR Business Partner as it relates to Covid-19 protocols and procedures.
  • Covid-19 rapid testing coordination, ordering of rapid test kits, and reporting to appropriate parties.
  • Employee contact-tracing and follow up to ensure employee safety and to ensure proper return-to-work practices are followed.
  • Communicate with appropriate client groups providing notification of absences and expected return dates.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Competencies)

  • B.S. degree in Nursing (RN) or LPN diploma required.
  • 3+ years of related experience and/or training.
  • Spirometry testing, respiratory surveillance and occupational hearing conservationist preferred.
  • Certificates: Certified Occupational Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Nurse Specialist (COHNS) preferred. Certification in CPR and AED preferred.
  • Licenses: The College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta or LPN license required.
  • Combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered for this position.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family: 
Division: NA HR
Department: Human Resources Coaldale
Location(s): CA – Canada : Alberta : Coaldale || CA – Canada : Alberta : Calgary || CA – Canada : Alberta : Edmonton || CA – Canada : Alberta : Grand Prarie || CA – Canada : Alberta : Lethbridge || CA – Canada : Alberta : Red Deer || CA – Canada : Alberta : Rocky View

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