Occupational Health Nurse – BC Public Service

Occupational Health Nurse

BC Public Service Agency
Multiple Locations
$73,874.72 – $93,685.11 annually


Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity


The Workplace Health and Safety Branch (WHS) provides the BC Public Service with crucial services.  These include health planning and promotion, occupational safety, occupational health and rehabilitation, disability benefits and administration services.  This work is done through our regional offices based in Vancouver, Victoria, and Kamloops. The mandate of WHS is to build a workforce culture of safety and health by delivering services and information to public service managers and the employees that support them to manage their health and improve workforce productivity.  Within WHS, Occupational Health and Rehabilitation (OHR) delivers specialized services to manage health issues at work and to assist with helping ill and injured employees return to work in a timely, safe, and sustainable manner.  There is a strong focus on improving the accountability and management of health-related absences in the public service. OHR works with all ministries, agencies, and participating outside employers and is staffed with Occupational Health Nurses, Injury Recovery Specialists, Occupational Health Physicians, Medical Case Analysts and Early-Intervention & Return to Work Specialists.


This role you will be managing disability cases and providing advice, support, and the coordination of resources for employees and their supervisors.  Working closely with key stakeholders, you will identify opportunities for early intervention to help ill and injured employees return to sustainable work as quickly and as safely as possible. Providing clinical case management services consistent with current occupational health nursing ethics and practice guidelines is also a key function of the role.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Registered Nurse, or Nursing Degree, and Occupational Health Nursing Education; or equivalent combination, from an approved School of Nursing.
  • Must have or be immediately eligible to obtain registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives, formerly known as the College of Registered Nurses’ of British Columbia.
  • One-year occupational health nursing experience.
  • One-year disability case management experience.


For more information and to apply online by November 16, 2021, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/81345