What’s the role –
The Occupational Health Nurse is responsible in delivering Shell Health’s business objectives.
He/ She is also expected to –
- Provide occupational health services for Scotford complex (upgrader, refinery & chemical plant) and Sherwood Terminal including pre-placement & periodic fitness to work & medical surveillance assessments, occupational injury/illness care, disability medical case management, & health promotion
- If a NP, provide advanced clinical support for OHNs/RNs
- Support implementation and provision of HSE Control Framework
- Support the business in order to comply with legislative requirements & Group health-related policies, procedures & practices
- Reports to health supervisor with assistance from country health manager for clinical issues, & dotted line to site HSSE managers
- Provides clinical services at Scotford complex health centre
- If NP, performs medical examinations, provide medical treatment and make medical diagnosis
- Performs pre-placement & periodic fitness to work & medical surveillance assessments, & transfer & travel health evaluations
- Provides occupational injury/illness care & disability medical case management
- Provides medical emergency response as part of the site emergency response (emergency services (ES)) team
- Provides episodic, urgent non-occupational injury/illness care
- Reports health incidents to HSE/line management as required
- Supports implementation & utilization of standardized health processes
- This position supports Scotford complex and Sherwood Terminal.
- The Scotford complex site has approximately 2000 workers (1300 Shell employees and over 700 base contractors)
- Internal interfaces: HSE, line managers, HR, employees, health centre staff
- External interfaces: Local health facilities and health care providers, government agencies
- Complexity: Key stakeholders change frequently; some complicated and involved medical cases.
- To provide high quality occupational health services interfacing with external/contract doctors
- To build and market NP/OHN as a key health professional at SCT and Canada
Skills and Requirements
What we need from you –
- Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
- Minimum three years NP/RN experience
- Appropriate degree as a Nurse Practitioner or OHN from a college or university educating nurses
- Current license & member in good standing with CARNA
- Current certification in ITLS (or equivalent per Alberta occupational 1st aid requirements), ACLS & CPR/AED
- Occupational health nursing training & certification desirable
- Audiometric & pulmonary function testing certification, & alcohol & drug sample collector certification – will be required
- Excellent verbal & written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills & must be a team player
- Must be able to prioritize & manage tasks effectively, balance multiple activities/objectives, cope with occasionally high levels of work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment & deliver results
- Good computer skills, & must be willing to learn new systems (e.g. electronic medical record systems)
- Usual work schedule is anticipated to be M-F (Scotford AWS). Normal health centre hours are 7 am – 5 pm weekdays, with extended hours depending on business need/# of workers on site (e.g. 7 am – 7 pm weekdays). Nursing staff work 8.25 hours/day, with ½ hour lunch break; & share load of working “early” or “late” to cover health centre hours (usually 10 hours/day, or sometimes 12 hours/day) during significant plant maintenance activities (pit stops, turnarounds, shutdowns).
- Clinical staff (not part-time contract MD) also share call & carry 24/7 pager/cell phone for off hours availability & emergency response, which includes expectation of 1 hour response time call back to worksite in the event of serious incidents/injuries.
- All health centre staff (admin business support & clinical staff) share workload as appropriate (e.g. business support/RNs/NPs share clinical testing, NPs/PAs/MDs share E1 complete physical exams).