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ADVISOR IN HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK

Inuulitsivik Health Centre, Puvirnituq
2022 May 25

The Innulitsivik Health Centre, with over 950 employees, is part of the Quebec health and social services network, Nunavik region. The Hudson Bay Inuit population is divided into seven communities, from Kuujjuaraapik to Salluit.

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will assume an advisory and support role mainly in the management of work attendance, worker immunization and occupational health and safety, including prevention. You will ensure the proper application of the department's policies. You will contribute to the development of a proactive management of these files by favouring an approach that combines rigour, equity and humanity. In addition, you will be called upon to participate in the development of various organizational projects in collaboration with the other members of the human resources team.

WORK ATTENDANCE MANAGEMENT COMPONENT:

  • Ensure the follow-up of absences for medical reasons (salary insurance, CSST, SAAQ, IVAC, preventive withdrawal, etc.) in accordance with the collective agreements and applicable laws;
  • Assume the medico-administrative management of salary insurance files, litigious files and interventions in services to improve work attendance;
  • Ensure quality interventions in medico-administrative files with a view to continuous improvement and adequate customer service;
  • Evaluate opportunities and arrange for medical assessments;
  • Evaluate the physical and biological restrictions related to the different jobs and the different types of leave (e.g.: preventative withdrawal, temporary assignments);
  • Provide advice and support to managers of administrative units experiencing difficulties or with specific requests in terms of managing work attendance and sustainable return;
  • Support managers in adapting schedules or in the search for temporary assignment projects;
PREVENTION COMPONENT:
  • Evaluate the health status of employees during hiring and transfers in relation to the functions sought;
  • Co-direct the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOSH);
  • Participate in investigations following a work accident or incident;
  • Ensure the follow-up of the ASSTSAS forms related to the workers.
WORKER IMMUNIZATION (in close collaboration with the Infection Prevention and Control Nurse) :
  • Assess the immune status of newly hired employees as it relates to their duties;
  • Assist in the organization of the annual influenza vaccination campaign;
  • Assist with the annual tuberculosis screening program (TST) and the respiratory protection program;
  • Manage occupational exposures to biological fluids.
INTAKE AND TRAINING COMPONENTS :
  • Participate in the induction of new employees;
  • With appropriate management personnel, participate in the analysis of training, development and upgrading needs of personnel, as well as the development of appropriate programs related to his/her field of expertise;
LABOUR RELATIONS COMPONENT:
  • Disseminate information related to the interpretation and application of collective agreements and other labour contracts related to his/her specialty;
  • Disseminate relevant information to members of the labour relations team to ensure follow-up when actions require disciplinary action;
  • Respond to questions from employees and managers in the organization related to his/her field of expertise;
  • Inform, when necessary, with available resources (lawyers, etc.) of the conformity of the information given;
  • Participate, when necessary, in meetings with the unions (specifically for the OHS component)

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or industrial relations or any other field related to OHS
Experience required
  • Minimum experience of 2 (two) years in managing occupational health and safety files
Essential skills and aptitudes
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety laws and regulations
  • Respect and understanding of Inuit culture and traditions
  • Analytical and decision making skills;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Valuing teamwork and interdisciplinary work;
  • Demonstrate rigor, commitment and integrity;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) spoken and written;
  • Knowledge of Logibec and Lotus Notes is considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of the Office Suite.
Conditions and benefits

  • Based in Puvirnituq;
  • According to the salary scale corresponding to class 36. (Between $1,345.05 and $1,748.58 per week);
  • Northern bonuses ;
    • CARGO premium: $115.64 / week: 
    • Remoteness premium: between $203.66 and $358.99 / week: 
    • Retention premium: $114.99 / week; 
  • Furnished housing provided;
  • Moving expenses paid by the employer;
  • Storage fees, if any, paid by the employer; 
  • Up to 16 leaves per year; 
  • 3 to 4 outings per year depending on status;

***Workers who are currently in the health and social services network can request a Nordic leave without pay (up to 48 months) to work in Nunavik***.
 

Additional details

To apply, please contact Mélanie Lepage at the following email address  recrutement.csi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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