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Northwestern Health Unit

Public Health Nurse



Company Information

The mission of the Northwestern Health Unit is to improve the quality and length of life in our communities - healthy lifestyles, longer lives, lived well.

Job Description

The Public Health Nurse in Dryden works with multidisciplinary programs that support health across the lifespan, including infectious disease prevention and follow up, vaccine preventable disease programming and other collaborative work that promotes health and prevents illness.  This position will appeal to the Public Health Nurse who enjoys both team and independent work that truly makes a difference to the whole community.  

The ideal applicant will have a solid understanding of the social determinants of health and how they affect the health of individuals and populations.



  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing, or eligible to register within the Province
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, BScN.
  • Current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation certification
  • Knowledge and/or experience with principles of adult and child education
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong critical thinking and probem solving skills
  • Experience with infection control, infectious disease control and immunization an asset

Access to transportation.  Mileage allowance provided. Successful candidate requires a clear Vulnerable Sector Check and proof of required immunizations prior to start of work.

Applications accepted via email only. See our website for more details.

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Northwestern Health Unit
Posting Date: 13-Apr-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $32.58 - $44.95/hr 1 ASAP
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