Medical Rep Job in Canada

Onsite Medical Representative

Job Details

Hiring Organization  Amazon
Post Name  Onsite Medical Representative
Qualification  High School or equivalent diploma
Industry  Private
Employment Type  Full Time
Work Hours  8 Hours
Salary  CAD 35 To CAD 40 Per Hour
 Location   Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8E 1G6

Job Summary

The Amazon Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) team aims to provide tools, resources, and environments that support safe, efficient, healthy behaviors and encourage employees to proactively manage their health and wellbeing. To support these goals, Amazon is seeking an experienced and innovative Onsite Medical Representative (OMR) to join our team.

In this position, you will work closely with the WHS site manager, Wellness Specialists (WSs), and the WHS specialist. You will be required to independently evaluate and provide first aid (e.g., for musculoskeletal injuries), advise Amazon Associates (AAs) on occupational and non-occupational injuries,


Have great verbal communication skills, and be able to connect with AAs, as well as, Amazon Managers, within the limits of your professional code and training where applicable. You should enjoy learning and applying your knowledge about health & wellness to provide care for AAs on a daily basis.

You will refer care to outside medical providers as needed, and learn about provincial and federal regulations and risk analysis. Practical ergonomics experience is advantageous. However, ergonomics topics will also be covered in ongoing training.

The OMR will function as a part of the larger team onsite, helping to provide assistance with all first aid needs and support operations as needed. This includes greeting all new hires for the site, either within a setting at New Hire Orientation or through one-on-one interaction. The OMR will also participate, as needed, in incident investigations and weekly case management review meetings.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide triage, prompt first aid within the scope of your training, and/or referral to outside medical providers, if indicated
  • Minimize the AA risk of injury through awareness, education, and proactive engagement
  • Maintain all records of care provided to AAs
  • Develop a first aid care plan for AAs recovering from an injury, focused on injury improvement, including self-care instructions as needed
  • Manage the workers’ compensation and return to work process for AAs with work-related injuries
  • Provide daily activity logs and end-of-shift reports
  • Spend frequent time on the warehouse floor to interact and engage with AAs and managers to coach on observed at-risk work habits
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment
  • Monitor and ensure appropriate medical supply inventory is maintained
  • Participate in special projects and ad hoc tasks as assigned
  • Willing to be trained to teach First Aid/CPR/AED certification classes
  • Work flexible shifts which could include days, nights, and/or weekends
  • Communicate effectively
  • Display professional behavior
  • Multitask and have exceptional time management skills
  • Work in and embrace an inclusive and diverse atmosphere
  • Follow direction, policy, and procedures as per Amazon and local regulation
  • Maintain composure in emergencies and lead emergency response at the site

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School or equivalent diploma

Must have one of the following:

Qualified with six months of job experience or certification in the last three years as a:

  • Valid Provincial Primary Care Paramedic Certification from the Ministry of Health AND/OR the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators
  • Current valid Emergency Medical Technician Basic Certification from the Department of Health AND/OR the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse from the Ministry of Health AND/OR the Provincial College of Nurses AND/OR Department of Health
  • Registered Practical Nurse from the Ministry of Health AND/OR the Provincial College of Nurses AND/OR Department of Health
  • Military Medical Technician (Canada), Combat Medic (USA), Field Medic (USA), Healthcare Specialist (USA), Hospital Corpsman (USN), Aerospace Medical Service Technician (USAF

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution in:

  • Exercise Sciences
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology
  • Must have a valid card evidencing successful completion of standard first aid with CPR/AED level A or C from a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) approved certifying authority.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified to teach first aid, CPR, and AED training from the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Red Cross
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with an industrial wellness program
  • Passion for promoting health and wellness
  • Experience coaching on body mechanics
  • Experience managing musculoskeletal disorders
  • Experience in ergonomics
  • Experience with federal and province-specific regulations
  • Experience with Workers Compensation
  • Proficient in digital recordkeeping

Amazon is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or another legally protected status. If you would like to request accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.

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