|Job Title:||Manager, Safety & Prevention|
|Work Site:||Corporate - VGH EE|
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
Reporting to the Executive Director, Workplace Health , provides leadership and direction to a team of professional occupational health & safety staff throughout Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH. The Manager is responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff and visitors and to ensure compliance with organizational standards and legislative requirements. This includes leading the development and implementation of corporate occupational health and safety policies, programs and services; developing effective employee event reporting systems;; developing effective injury and communicable disease prevention and exposure programs; ensuring effective service delivery by monitoring adherence to health & safety programs; developing corporate-wide safety, education and orientation programs; monitoring key indicators and reporting to senior management; and developing communication strategies to promote health and safety issues across Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH
The Manager liaises with Workplace Health team members, HR Advisors, Directors, Managers, Department Heads, physicians and others to provide support, advice and influence decisions regarding regulatory compliance, safety awareness, health promotion, disease and injury prevention and related issues. External contacts include WorkSafe BC, Industry Committees, Health Care Unions, other health care institutions as well as academic institutions.
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***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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