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Organization:    Ministry of Labour
Division:    Occupational Health and Safety Branch
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    MDA01 - Medical Advisor 1
Salary:    Not Available
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    55245
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This is your chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of Ontarians and to be on the leading edge of transforming workplace health and safety.

Your expertise in occupational health and safety medicine will ensure that policies and programs are truly effective in protecting workers from injury, illness and disease.

In joining the Ontario Public Service, you will not only start a new job, but will launch into a career of endless possibilities. You will have variety and challenge in your work, have access to formal and informal continuous learning opportunities, and have the ability to pursue career advancement and development. We offer comprehensive benefits, a valuable Employee Assistance Program, numerous employee recognition and engagement initiatives, social networks and a focus on work-life balance. Is it any wonder we are again one of Canada's Top 100 Employers?

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

-Investigate hazardous working conditions and identify solutions to address health and safety issues in workplaces across the region.
-Provide expert medical advice and guidance to regional staff, and build effective relationships with key stakeholders to develop greater collaboration in health and safety initiatives.

How do I qualify?

- You have a degree in medicine from a university of recognized standing
- You have a licence to practice medicine in Ontario or ability to obtain a licence to practice medicine in Ontario within a suitable time frame

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
- You have demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply the theories, principles, practices and current developments of occupational health and safety medicine
- You have knowledge of changing workplace environment conditions, needs and techniques in a variety of mining, construction and manufacturing processes and healthcare sectors
- You have broad knowledge and understanding of toxicology, epidemiology, bio-statistics, occupational hygiene and industrial/healthcare workplace processes and problems
- You have the demonstrated ability to interpret and apply related legislation, such as the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Other Skills:
- You have communication, and relationship management skills to interact with a variety of stakeholders
- You have research, analytical, evaluation and problem solving skills
- You have organizational and time management skills
- You have leadership, teamwork, and program management skills

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 505 University Avenue, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Management Compensation Plan
Schedule:   N/A
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 1, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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