Nurse Practitione

Job Description:

Health Canada’s Public Service Occupational Health Program (PSOHP) is looking for Occupational Health Medical Officers & Nurse Practitioners for various cities across Canada. There are currently vacancies in Toronto (MD-MOF-03 & NU-CHN-04) and Montreal (MD-MOF-03). Other positions in Halifax, Moncton, St. John’s, Quebec City, Kingston, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria and Vancouver could become available at any time.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You are a key partner in the delivery of PSOHP medical services to clients both in clinic, on work site and following designated clinics examination. The medical evaluations include pre-placement, periodic, Fitness to Work, retirement on medical grounds and superannuation, as well as, related advice, recommendation and consultation.
  • You will be expected to maintain a clinic cohesion amongst local and national clinical teams.
  • You will be expected to contribute your expertise through working groups on national projects.
  • In the National Capital Region Clinic, you will also provide travel medicine advice services and pre-posting/cross-posting/return from posting, as well as specific services to overseas-posted clients.
  • You have a diverse clientele serving most federal departments and agencies, for example providing occupational health services to the Canada Border Services Agency, Correctional Services, Global Affairs Canada, Canadian Coast Guard, Environment Canada, Department of National Defense, to name a few.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician in primary care medicine, including performing health evaluations and providing advice and recommendations
  • As a key player of a multi-disciplinary team, you strive in working effectively with others in taking decisive action and are able to manage conflict effectively.
  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized school of medicine
  • Experience in the medical assessment of patients for disability and fitness to work
  • Certification by the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine or a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in Occupational Medicine or Community Medicine or a recognized equivalency
  • You are strong at mobilizing people and collaborating with partners and stakeholders
  • As you work in an operational environment, you achieve results, you have strong communication skills both written and verbal, as well as, uphold integrity and respect including being respectful of diversity.
  • Certificate or Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing• Experience conducting occupational health assessments
  • You are able to process and analyze information, as well as, provide solutions while being able to respond to urgent demands, tight deadlines and shifting priorities.
  • Certification in Occupational Health Nursing from the Canadian Nurses’ Association
  • Experience in conducting immunizations or tuberculin skin tests
  • Experience in the field of travel health medicine
  • Diving Medicine Certification
  • Experience in interpreting occupational health or occupational screening tests (e.g., audiograms, visions tests, and spirometry)
  • Experience in the field of clinical occupational health medicine
  • Nurse Practitioner designation based on experience, relevant education and/or training
  • Designated Transport Canada Marine Medical Examiner
  • International Society of Travel Medicine Certification

Job Details:

Company: Health Canada

Job Category: Health Care

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Victoria, British Columbia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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