Program Advisor, Occupational Health and Safety

Name of organization posting this job/opportunity: 
First Nations Health Authority
Posting Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2021
Closing Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Location: 
Vancouver, BC
Job Status: 
Full Time
Permanent
Description: 
We are looking for a Program Advisor to join our Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness team! This position will promote Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness (OHSW) at FNHA through research, development, implementation and ongoing administration of OHS processes, procedures and programs. By employing the principles and best practices of occupational health and safety, this position actively supports all OHSW initiatives and takes leadership of various programs and services including first aid programming, safety information board administration, joint occupational health committee organization, new hire safety orientations, ergonomics programming, as well as various seasonal and informational campaigns. If you are a passionate individual for health and safety in the workplace looking for a new opportunity to make a difference, apply through our website and we would love to hear from you! To be successful in this role you will require: Degree in occupational health & safety or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience Two to three years (2 - 3) of experience as a safety practitioner; experience within the healthcare industry or other safety-sensitive environments preferred Completion of the Canadian Registered Safety Technician (CRST) certification or working towards preferred Complementary related professional certification(s) are considered an asset including: Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR); Certified Return to Work Coordinator (CRTWC); Certified Disability Management Professional (CDMP) Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program. Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training. We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting.
Contact: 
Apply Online: https://www.fnha.ca/about/work-with-us
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting
Job Sector: 
Health

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