Job Profile: Registered Nurse/Occupational Health Nurse

A critical member of the Emergency Medical Team, the RN/OHN will ensure that injured workers are provided with immediate onsite medical care, and to advise and/or arrange timely transport to a medical facility as required.

The ideal candidate is a natural leader who is loyal, dedicated, detail-oriented with excellent communication skills, and a proven team player who recognizes the importance of continuous improvement. The RN/OHN will manage and remain calm within an unpredictable fast (or slow) paced environment.

Category: Medical Services

Location: Syncrude Canada Ltd, Fort McMurray

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that injured workers are provided with immediate and professional on-site medical care, and to advise and/or arrange timely transport to a medical facility
  • Always act in a manner that ensures the client’s dignity, safety, privacy and confidentiality
  • Be familiar with work in accordance with health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures
  • Take reasonable care to use safety and personal protective equipment as required by health and safety legislation and company policies and procedures
  • Report to HHS supervision and management immediately after any incident or condition believed to be hazardous to worker’s health and safety
  • Refuse work if danger is imminent or not controlled
  • Read, understand and comply with HHS’s Medical Control Guidelines, Safety policies and Job Procedures, as well as applicable government laws and regulations
  • Work within their applicable scope of practice determined by their licensing body and under the medical control of the HHS medical director, utilizing the HHS Medical Control Guidelines


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a First Aid/Occupational Health setting
  • Completion of an accredited Registered Nurse or Bachelor of Nursing program
  • Active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • An OHN certificate/diploma is an asset
  • Current certificate in audiometric, spirometry technician (as required)
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Current International Trauma Life Support (advanced)
  • Valid unrestricted Class 4 Alberta Operator’s Licence, (please note a valid licence does not include a Learner’s Permit or Graduated Licence
  • Current and clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Complete site-specific orientation as required
  • Current Standard Field Level Tickets, H2S Alive, Standard First Aid, CSTS , Common Safety Orientation is an asset
  • ATV/Snowmobile safety training and experience is an asset
  • Previous experience in Industrial or Oil & Gas sector is an asset
  • Medically and physically fit to provide emergency response functions
  • Physically capable of working in adverse weather environment and conditions
  • Willingness to work shift work, including nights
  • Ability to successfully obtain clearance for a pre-employment alcohol & drug screen

Preference given to local candidates. The schedule may vary, potentially 14/7 or 14/14.  Camp and flights from Edmonton or Calgary will be provided if no suitable local candidates are found.

To Apply:

This position is currently accepting applications.  Email your resume to

This posting closes March 13, 2020.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for the interviews will be contacted.

We are health professionals with extensive occupational health experience and can provide a complete occupational health program for your company or individual services.

Office Address

NEW! 805 Memorial Drive, Suite 101A
Fort McMurray, Alberta

Direct Contact

Toll Free:1-844-893-6909
Office: 780-790-6909
Fax: 587-537-7701

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