We are looking for Occupational Health Nurses to join the DriverCheck team at our industrial clinics in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The primary function of the Occupational Health Nurse is to perform comprehensive health assessments and diagnose health conditions for workers at large industrial project site. Successful candidates will be responsible to work in conjunction with the DriverCheck Clinic – Fort McMurray Manager. All candidates are required to live in the Fort McMurray area. DriverCheck is a national provider of workplace medical testing and assessments.
- Ensure high levels of quality and professional customer and client service;
- Health Assessment on all new hire candidates to determine fitness to work. Collects, validates and interprets health data in relation to job demands. Considers the physical and psychological demands of the job and potential health hazards;
- May include breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) and Urine Drug Testing;
- May include field testing;
- Health Surveillance testing as outlined for each Surveillance Program, including Audiograms, Pulmonary Function Testing, Blood collection, ECGs, and Vision Screening;
- Adhere to all procedures for surveillance testing and health assessments;
- Make appropriate referrals, as per procedures for identified test results;
- Collaborates with the employee and appropriate others to recommend worker placement or job limitations;
- Uses and maintains an accurate, timely, and complete record keeping while maintaining confidentiality;
- Advocate for health promotion teaching regarding lifestyle, smoking cessation, diet, hypertension, diabetes and other chronic illnesses; and
- Patient teaching for legislated and best practice surveillance programs, health hazards and correct use of PPE.
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Must be licensed and a member in good standing with either the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA);
- Must be a member of the Alberta Occupational Health Nurses Association (AOHNA);
- Current or near completion of audiometry, spirometry and vision screening from an approved educational provider in Alberta;
- Certified Breath Alcohol and Drug Testing Technician preferred but will provide training;
- Certified Calibration Technician preferred but will provide training;
- Must have knowledge of the college’s standards of practice, Primary Heath Care, and Advanced Knowledge in assessment, diagnosis and health care management;
- A minimum of 3 years of primary care, emergency/critical/acute care and/or occupational health experience; and
- Candidates must possess or be willing to possess CSTS/OSSA.
NOTE: These positions are subject to pre-access alcohol and drug testing.
Applicants should email their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.