13 Sep 2017

Full-Time Rehabilitation Consultant

AdminOwen Sound, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Rehabilitation Consultant

Reporting to the Manager, Occupational Health and Safety, provides case management to effectively ensure a safe and timely return to work of employees with both work-related and non-work-related injuries, as well as long term illness.  Responsible for collecting medical information to support the payment of sick benefits for both Grey Bruce Health Services and South Bruce Grey Health Services employees. Determines suitability of work based on functional ability and job demands.  Works collaboratively with managers and employees to develop supportive and effective return to work plans for employees’ return to work.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

Required:

  • Registered Nurse or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant health profession with an Occupational Health or Disability Management Diploma
  • Recent experience with WSIB/Non Occupational Claims Management with minimum 3 years’ experience in a unionized health care setting
  • Demonstrated excellence in working in a team-work environment, as well as independently
  • Well-developed problem solving skills combined with demonstrated people leadership skills
  • Familiarity & experience in working with the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations, Human Rights Act
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to deal effectively with difficult and stressful situations
  • Must be able to work with Microsoft Windows, word and excel
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, sound judgment, analytical thinking and initiative
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle; travel may be required to all hospital sites
  • Recent satisfactory performance and good attendance record
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS “CARE” behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred:

  • Canadian Certification in Occupational Health Nursing or Certification in Disability Management
  • Master’s degree preferred

Rehabilitation Consultant

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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