Occupational Health Nurse

Vacancy number • PUB406623

Occupational Health Nurse

  • Alberta
  • Closes April 6
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality
  • Location: Alberta

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor



Our client is in search of a casual Occupational Health Nurse to become a valuable part of their team based at their Joffre site in Central Alberta, near Red Deer. Reporting directly to the Occupational Health and Hygiene Coordinator, the selected candidate for this position will apply nursing practices and principles in an ethical manner. Their primary focus will be contributing to the well-being of workers across various occupations. This involves actively engaging in health promotion, health protection, treatment of injury/illness, and disability management through the implementation of policies, programs, and initiatives.

About this role


  • Provide a broad application of Occupational Health practice in accordance with company Responsible Care® standards and all applicable regulations including, OSHA, WCB and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code.
  • Manage and treat workplace injury and illness including WCB reporting and development of modified work plans as appropriate in collaboration with the business.
  • Conduct fitness to work assessments for employees as needed and pre-placement fitness to work assessments.
  • Implement site programs, procedures and initiatives for prevention, recognition and treatment of illness and injury.
  • Provide technical support to site emergency response planning including hands-on medical emergency response and crisis management.
  • Establish and maintain confidential employee health records.
  • Facilitate disability case management by coordinating health care and early intervention to promote the safe and timely return to work of ill or injured employees.



  • Nursing diploma and/or BScN degree with 8+ years related practical experience (including medical emergency response) and holds a current CRN license
  • Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN) would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in an Occupational Health setting/environment would be considered an asset
  • Current CPR/AED certification and Advanced ITLS or Advanced First Aid certification that meet regulatory requirements
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work independently while also being a valuable team contributor
  • Proficient in computer skills (Microsoft Office, Cority, SharePoint)
  • Availability for shiftwork (nights and weekends)


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About Us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing – anywhere in the world.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Jen Folkes is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB406623