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Public Health Nurse


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Job Description


Public Health Nurse 21835

Department:Community and Health Services Department
Branch:Public Health Branch
Division:Infectious Disease Control Division
Program Area:TB Control
Status:Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment:11 months
Location:Vaughan / Ontario
Date Posted:March 02, 2018
Date Closing:March 14, 2018
Number Of Positions:1

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, Infectious Diseases Control, 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 immunization and developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion strategies, both individually and in collaboration with community stakeholders; and working with a variety of individuals and groups in the community and institutional settings.


• 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, skills and cultural sensitivity to work with groups most affected by the social determinants, such as immigrants and low income individuals.
• Knowledge and experience with infectious disease case investigation, outbreak management and immunization.
• Strong public health nursing skills in community development; ability to develop, implement and evaluate health promotion strategies, both individually and in collaboration with community stakeholders.
• Knowledge of principles of needs assessment, program evaluation and continuous quality improvement.
• Ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in community and institutional settings.)
• Computer literacy utilizing MS Office Software applications.
• Ability to conduct needs assessments and to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion programs/strategies/activities.
• Ability to facilitate group education sessions, focus groups, and community forums.
• Ability to relate to clients of all ages, backgrounds, gender and sexual orientations, and with varying levels of education and abilities.
• Ability to communicate clearly in written, oral and presentation formats including documentation, reports and letters.
• Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team.
• Ability to work outside regular business hours, including weekends and evenings, as required.

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How to Apply

Please apply on-line by March 14, 2018, quoting competition #21835. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$40.91 - $47.94 per hour. This is a Union position. Program Area: Control of Infectious Diseases/Outbreak Management


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