Manager, Health and Wellness

March 22, 2019

The only public organization for emergency pre-hospital services in Quebec, Urgences-santé serves the islands of Montreal and Laval, which have the highest population density in the province with 2.4 million people. The organization is made up of approximately 1,400 employees spread over 3 sites. On its own, Urgences-santé handles more than a third of all emergency calls in Quebec.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the incumbent directs, plans, organizes and controls all activities related to health, safety, well-being at work, salary insurance and management of absenteeism for all staff of the Corporation d’urgences-santé. He is also responsible for the Employee Assistance Program and Prevention Programs.

More specifically, the main challenges are:

  • Ensures the implementation, implementation and maintenance of the various components of the organization’s Occupational Health and Well-Being and Attendance Management program;
  • Advises and assists managers on the implementation and application of the various program components in their respective areas of activity, in accordance with established policies and procedures, the Health Act and the occupational safety, the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases and the various labor laws and collective labor agreements;
  • Participates in the development and application of workplace presence management standards, policies and procedures, and works with managers to monitor absences for health or illness reasons for all staff members. the Corporation;
  • Provide administrative coordination of a statistical data system and the design and development of computer programs and tools necessary for program management;
  • Participate in the resolution of work absenteeism, coordinate the activities arising from it and deal with the parties involved when the situation requires it;
  • ensures compliance with the laws, regulations, rules and procedures relating to accidents at work, occupational diseases and illness;
  • Ensures the study of the reports of the declaration of accidents at work and the analysis of accidents at work, as well as the follow-up of the file;
  • Provides appropriate recommendations to line managers regarding the functional limitations of their employees;
  • Develop mechanisms to promote health, safety and well-being at work, and presence at work.

Position Requirements:

  • Undergraduate university degree in business administration, industrial relations or related discipline. Advanced university degree in business administration, industrial relations or related discipline (asset);
  • Relevant nine (9) year human resources management experience, including a minimum of three (3) years in Occupational Health and Safety Management;
  • Have the ability to plan and carry out several files in short timeframes;
  • Have a positive, participatory and respectful approach to individuals and have a customer orientation;
  • Be discreet and tactful in sensitive situations;
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and monitor performance indicators;
  • Be innovative while respecting corporate guidelines;
  • Have a good knowledge of legislation in the field of labor relations.

Annual compensation: $ 70,413 to $ 91,556

To apply, you must send us your curriculum vitae, specifying the title of this posting, by email at

The Health Emergency Corporation operates an Equality Access Program and invites women, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. For a diploma obtained outside Quebec, we require the comparative evaluation of studies issued by the Department of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion. We will only contact those selected for the screening process. The use of the masculine gender has been adopted to facilitate reading and has no discriminatory intent.

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