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Program Manager, Vaccine Preventable Disease Team, Middlesex-London Health Unit

Make your impact and contribution in Public Health at the Middlesex-London Health Unit as the Program Manager of the Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) Team.  Reporting to the Associate Medical Officer of Health / Director of Communicable Disease and Sexual Health Services, the successful candidate will lead a team of Nurses and Program Assistants who work collaboratively with individuals, schools, and health care providers to provide and promote vaccinations and prevent vaccine preventable diseases.

The VPD Team, under the leadership of the Manager, is responsible for:

  • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of the VPD Program
  • Vaccine administration through scheduled clinics at the Health Unit, schools, in the community, and in the event of an emergency
  • Review of immunization records of all school students and children in day care

Requirements include a Masters degree in a health-related discipline and previous management experience.  A B.Sc.N with current CNO registration as a Registered Nurse is preferred.  Experience in public health and knowledge of communicable diseases and/or vaccines are considered assets.  Requirements also include good computer skills, proven leadership ability, excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.  The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset.

The Health Unit offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.  Please see http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.

Please apply as soon as possible, quoting position number VPDMGR-0908/01.  Posting closes on March 31, 2009.

Human Resources,
Middlesex-London Health Unit,
50 King Street, London, ON  N6A 5L7
Fax: 519-663-5086  
recruit@mlhu.on.ca

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
   
The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit, a teaching health unit, is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public's health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.