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Northwestern Health Unit

Public Health Nurse

Canada-Ontario-Red Lake


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


Position Summary:


Working in multiple Public Health programs including Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Healthy Babies Healthy Children, Reproductive Health and Child Health Programs.  Supporting work towards the Baby-Friendly Initiative, designation and ongoing maintenance. Working within a team to provide services and collaborating with community members and within community partners for planning, implementing, and evaluating Public Health programs.




  • 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
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of, and/or experience with, principles of adult and child education, health promotion and community mobilization an asset
  • Current expertise in breastfeeding support
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant would be 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.

Resumes accepted via email only. Please see our website at for more details.

Please note: ACTUAL DEADLINE for this position is May 17, 2017 at Noon CST

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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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