The Canadian Association for
Occupational Health Nurses is committed to promoting excellence in the practice
of occupational health nursing and advancing health, wellness and safety
practices in the workplace by:
Occupational Health Nurse
Sun Country Health Region
Weyburn or Estevan, SK
Sun Country Health Region (SCHR) is
located in southeast Saskatchewan where more than 2,400 employees deliver a
breadth of health services to a population of over 56,000 people. SCHR operates 28 facilities, 38 public health
programs and has a budget of over $153 million.
The Occupational Health Nurse will
assist with the development and implementation of existing and new staff health
services and resources. The incumbent will provide occupational health
services to employees within the Sun Country Health Region through the
coordination of health and safety programs, provision of immunizations
including influenza vaccinations, respiratory protection, infection control practices
and the collection and maintenance of employee health records.View the full posting by clicking on Jobs in the toolbar above.
Congratulations Roxanne McKendry, Past President of COHNA-ACIIST, on winning the 2015 Safety Leader of the Year award, presented by Canadian Occupational Safety.
Roxanne is featured in the December/January 2016 digital edition of Canadian
Occupational Safety. Click here to read the article "A Nurse's Touch".
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Occupational Health Nurses from across Canada have been meeting
informally since 1980. The current association now known as COHNA was founded in 1984 and
incorporated in 1994.
- Developing national
standards and guidelines;
working relationships between Provincial/Territorial Associations;
- Providing a
forum for members to network, exchange knowledge and share expertise;
legislation and regulations to improve the health and safety of workers; and
the diverse role of the occupational health nurse to business, community,
government and professional affiliates at every opportunity.
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