William Osler Health System

 William Osler Health System is a multi-site hospital system that serves 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities within the Central West Local Health Integration Network. Osler’s emergency departments are among the busiest in Ontario and its labour and delivery program is one of the largest in Canada. 

William Osler Health System Foundation builds and fosters relationships in order to raise funds to support William Osler Health System’s capital, education and research priorities at Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health & Wellness. 

POSITION: Non-Union Emergency Management Advisor – One (1) Full Time 

DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS: Business Continuity – Multiple Sites 


HOURS: Days; 8 Hour Shifts 


The Emergency Management Advisor is responsible for supporting emergency management, preparedness and business continuity initiatives, including the identification of hazard and vulnerabilities, areas for improvement, analyzing trends in codes, training / exercises and education initiatives geared to all personnel. The position lies within the Public Safety and Business Continuity portfolio and part of the Legal and Enterprise Risk Management team whose clients include all of Osler’s programs and business operations. 


 Management of the Emergency Preparedness Codes (policies) including; Overseeing / revising of emergency codes, facilitating training and roll-out for changes to codes as well as Chairing the Emergency Preparedness Committee and conducting the duties as defined in the terms of reference. 

 Leading Emergency Preparedness activities such as participation in code reviews, education and mock codes 

 Conducting hazard and vulnerability assessment, supporting departments to create business impact analyses and enhancing Osler’s resiliency. 

 Working with IPAC to support the pandemic planning for Osler. 

 Implementation, framework and training of corporate emergency management strategy and IMS approach 

 Ensuring capacity, readiness and inventory of corporate emergency command centres as well as conducting mock codes and tracers 

 Ensuring effective communication, dissemination of information to stakeholders and determine opportunities and facilitating presentations on both Emergency Preparedness and Incident Reporting 

 Being a shoulder resource in response to emergencies and leading reviews of individual events 

 Administrative functions including meetings, consultations, support to other groups, email correspondence and liaison with internal and external partners 

 Facilitating response to emergencies and leading reviews of individual events 

 Attend necessary meetings, task forces and working groups related to role both internally and externally 


 2 years of experience in a healthcare environment with responsibility in Emergency Management / Business Continuity with experience and knowledge of emergency preparedness activities including policy writing, exercise development and implementation 

 Understanding the relationship and importance of Emergency Management, Public Safety and Risk Management in a healthcare setting. Having excellent analytical, interpretive and computer skills. Must be able to handle high stress situations and plan through to the recovery process. Demonstrate an ability to work independently while being supported by a multidisciplinary team. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with relationship-building and negotiation skills. The candidate must also be able to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. 

 Intermittent leadership is required to develop and manage college level internship(s) in Emergency Management. Working with Sheridan College to establish co-op placement(s). 

 Indirect leadership for providing guidance and training to all members of Osler from the front line staff to the CEO and SLT. 

If you would like to apply to this position, go to our Careers website at https://careeropportunities.williamoslerhs.ca/ create your online profile and submitting a Cover Letter and Resume to Posting # OSLER06392. 

Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. 

We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility Ontario Disability Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at human.resources@williamoslerhs.ca. 

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose. 

To apply for this job please visit careeropportunities.williamoslerhs.ca.