Agropur inc. >Health and Wellness Specialist in St-Hubert, Canada

Health and Wellness SpecialistRegion : Canada >QuebecLocation : St-HubertActivity sector : Human resourcesPosition number : 2016-540Status : PermanentWork shift : DayAgropur cooperativeFounded in 1938,Agropur Cooperativeis a North American dairy industry leader. With sales of $5.9 billion in 2015, the Cooperative is a source of pride for its 3,367 members and 8,000 employees. Agropur processes more than 5.7 billion litres of milk per year at its 39 plants across North America and boasts an impressive roster of brands and products including Natrel, Qu-bon, OKA, Farmers, Agropur Signature, Agropur Grand Cheddar, Island Farms, BiPro, and the Ultima Foods joint venture-s i-go and Olympic brands.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities during the selection process.

Job Description

  • Manage the medical and administrative aspects of occupational injury cases;

  • Participate in and prepare various case hearings or propose conciliation agreements, as needed (in collaboration with the Manager, Health and Wellness);

  • Advise and support the team in the medical assessment of cases of disability or occupational accident and illness;

  • Propose and participate in activities designed to respond the various organizational health and wellness needs (screening, education and awareness-raising program: nutrition, vaccination, stress, smoking, etc.);

  • Develop a pre-employment medical examination protocol and participate in research conducted by generalists and medical experts;

  • Develop a protocol for management’s health program and pre-employment examinations; support research conducted by generalists and medical experts.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in nursing sciences or other related field (certificate);

  • Certificate in occupational health and safety (an asset);

  • Membership in a professional corporation or association: member in good standing of the Ordre des infirmières et des infirmiers du Québec (an asset);

  • Five to eight years of experience in the management of occupational accident and illness cases;

  • Very good command of French and English (spoken and written);

  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel particularly);

  • Very good knowledge of the CNESST laws and regulations

  • Knowledge of Canadian provincial laws on occupational accidents (an asset).