Occupational Health Nurse

Mill Operations

Job Description

Occupational health nurses are an integral part of the human resources team at forest products companies. They are responsible for diagnosing and providing primary care for work- and non-work related injuries and illnesses. Nurses also help screen candidates during the hiring process. Working as an occupational health nurse in the forest products industry also means carrying out duties like helping employees return to work after an injury or illness. Many forest products companies also have health and wellness programs, which you would oversee. Working as an occupational health nurse opens up the opportunity to move up to supervisory or managerial positions in human resources management.

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This job is right for you if...

  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You want to make a di­fference working in a green job
  • You like people
  • You have a scientific mind
  • Medicine interests you

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

Getting a high school diploma or an equivalent qualification is always a good idea. Material handlers learn on the job.

Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology
SAIT
Langara College

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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