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Occupational Health Consultant

Req ID: 25112
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Contract Duration: September 2, 2025
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 05/27/2024

Job Summary

Key facilitators of disability management process.  Ensure employees receive optimal care when absent from work and identify opportunities to facilitate early and safe return to work as per legislative requirements.  Provide expert unbiased advice to HR to assist in determining appropriate level of disability benefits and facilitate administration of externally adjudicated disability benefits.  Create, manage and administer various wellness programs to ensure employees are capable of making informed decisions regarding their own personal care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform comprehensive assessment of medical documentation.
  • Identify, manage and coordinate documentation required for both internal and external disability benefits programs.
  • Assess and coordinate need for additional testing, third party assessment and treatment.
  • Coordinate and manage medical consultant’s schedule and case load to maximize resources.
  • Liaise with medical professionals, employees, insurer and supervisor to discuss, clarify and gather appropriate details to determine issues impacting absence.
  • Liaise with HR to discuss, clarify and gather appropriate details to determine issues impacting absence.
  • Organize/coordinate return to work programs.
  • Organize wellness initiatives such as monthly wellness topics communicated, vaccination clinics, annual employee health, wellness and safety fair, ergonomic assessments and health and wellness teaching.
  • Employee counselling for various personal issues.
  • Maintain employee’s health files in EHS. 
  • Ensure compliance with Human Rights Code, absence policies and practices, LTD contract, Occupational Health and Safety Act, WSIB and various collective agreements.  Comply with relevant City policies.
  • Provide ad hoc assistance on projects/initiatives within the unit/team.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Registered nursing diploma/degree or occupational therapy degree required
  • Registered with the required Regulatory body, College of Nurses of Ontario or College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Disability management education/experience
  • Ergonomic assessment skills
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Medical assessment skills.
  • Microsoft Office software.  General computer skills for data inputting, running queries and reports.
  • May require some light lifting of supplies/materials.
  • Exposure to computer keyboards and screens. Primarily office environment.

Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 47.72 - $ 63.63 (based on salary Grade F $86,858 to $115,812)
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: Civic Centre 
Organization Unit: CMO/Employee Health Services 
Department/Division/Section: CMO/City Manager's Office , CMO/HR Division , Healthy Workplace 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 

 

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
The City of Mississauga is committed to creating a respectful and supportive workplace that fosters a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion which broadly reflects the communities and residents we serve. Throughout the employee life cycle, the City is working to include an EDI lens to attract, retain and support the growth of diverse talent. 

Learn more about the City’s commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Accommodations
The City of Mississauga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to removing barriers in our selection process for people with visible and invisible disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 

If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 

   

 

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