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Public Health Nurse, Cancer & Heart Health, Region of Peel

Brampton, Ontario

Deadline July 21, 2009

The Region of Peel, comprised of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, is a dynamic blend of rural/urban, industrial and residential areas. We are one of Ontario's fastest growing municipalities, delivering a wide range of municipal services to over 1,000,000 residents. Peel Region is the first government in Canada to achieve the National Quality Institute’s prestigious Canada Awards for Excellence.

If you are a forward-thinking nurse seeking new challenges with an award-winning and progressive organization that values a supportive and respectful environment, teamwork, effective communication, integrity and quality service, consider this temporary full-time assignment within our Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Division in the Peel Health Services Department.

(Temporary) Public Health Nurse, Cancer & Heart Health

PHN#09-12

Duration: approximately twelve (12) months

The Cancer and Heart Health team requires a creative public health nurse with experience or interest in community health promotion. The incumbent will develop and provide health promotion services, including presentations and displays, to Peel residents and community agencies. The successful candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team that includes Health Promotion Officers and Public Health Nutritionists to encourage adoption of healthy behaviours related to chronic disease risk factors.

To view the job responsibilities, qualifications, compensation and the application process for this position, please visit us at http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs and click on Current Listings and the above-mentioned job title and number.