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University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Clinical Practicum and Health Coordinator (CPHC)



Job Description

Tracking Code: 1018-136

Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences

Number of Positions: 1

Position Title: Clinical Practicum and Health Coordinator (CPHC)

Appointment Type: Continuing

Posting Date:  October 4, 2017

Closing Date:  October 18, 2017, or until suitable candidate is found

Position Summary: 

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is seeking a Clinical Practicum and Health Coordinator, which would act in a capacity of public health coordinator for the University as well as clinical practicum facilitator within the Faculty of Health Sciences.


  • Facilitate the public health and wellness as well as the disease prevention and surveillance of the UOIT campus community.

  • Participate on, report to and act as a resource for various university committees and other internal and external stakeholders related to campus and student health.

  • Work with all UOIT programs that require verification in meeting legislated health requirements and communicable disease protocols for placement settings.

  • Working alongside existing practicum office staff, collaborate in the organization and delivery of clinical placements related courses, including the procurement of new partnerships and the maintenance of existing clinical placements.

  • Contribute to the development and improvement upon frameworks for the professional development of faculty, staff and students involved in placement settings.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Report writing and presentation skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills, discretion, tact and diplomacy.


  • Masters degree preferred.

  • Minimum requirement of Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent.

  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required. 

Required Experience:

  • Nursing experience, including a minimum of 3 years' experience in Communicable Disease Control programs, is required. Comprehensive knowledge of communicable diseases, vaccine preventable diseases, communicable disease control processes, immunization, vaccines, community health nursing, population health, risk communication and community capacity building.

  • Experience providing services to clients from a range of educational and cultural backgrounds.

  • Able to work independently within a multidisciplinary team environment, prioritizing and organizing own work.

  • Able to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to students, faculty, health care and community organizations.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit in electronic format, a covering letter and their resume through the link at the bottom of this posting. Applications will be accepted until October 18, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found. We appreciate all applications received; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UOIT respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

Contact Information

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Posting Date: 04-Oct-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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