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YORK REGION

Public Health Nurse

Canada-Ontario-Markham

1518124-1518126

Job Description


Public Health Nurse

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Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees' contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose
Reporting to the Manager, Healthy Living, is responsible for working with a high degree of autonomy to prevent illness, promote and protect the health of individuals, families and the community throughout the life span, within the parameters outlined by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Health Protection and Promotion Act, Public Health Standards (OPHS) and Protocols and other relevant legislation; conducting disease case investigation, contact follow-up and outbreak management; providing enhanced supports by identifying specific priority populations impacted most negatively by the determinants of health, increasing capacity to service and support priority populations and addressing health inequities through divisional programs and focus areas of service delivery.

Salary
$40.26 - $47.19 per hour. This is a Union position.

Qualifications
  • Successful completion of a Baccalaureate University Degree in nursing, including public health.
  • Current Certificate of Registration as a Registered Nurse from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • A valid CPR certificate.
  • Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.
  • Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management.
  • Demonstration of Departmental competencies, including flexibility and adaptability, accountability, strategic thinking, innovation and creativity, and collaboration.
  • Knowledge of population health, social determinants of health, resiliency and the ability to utilize current theories and best practices to develop effective health promotion strategies in the specific program area.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize social media and marketing to raise awareness and affect behaviour change.
  • Ability to consult with individuals and groups to make recommendations related to policy development and implementation.
  • Ability to work with a variety of clients through individual interactions, by telephone, within groups and in the clinic setting to conduct assessments, health teaching and provide sexual health clinic and health promotion services.

    Scheduled Hours
    35

    How to Apply
    Please apply on-line by June 28, 2017, quoting competition #20911. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.

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    YORK REGION
    Posting Date: 15-Jun-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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