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Community Health Nursing Specialist, Middlesex-London Health Unit

London, Ontario
Deadline December 18, 2009

Temporary, 1 year

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has a temporary 1-year temporary opportunity for a Community Health Nursing Specialist. Under the direction of the Director of Family Health Services, the successful candidate will carry out special projects and serve on internal/external committees to promote evidence-based practices, disseminate research, and implement Best Practices, in accordance with the strategic directions of the Health Unit. Primary responsibility will be to promote the quality of public health programs and nursing practices through collaboration with staff to evaluate programs and identify new initiatives. This is a temporary 1-year leave replacement position.

Requirements for this position include current CNO registration as a Registered Nurse, a B.Sc.N, and a Masters degree in Nursing. Previous experience in public health and/or community nursing is preferred. Demonstrated excellence in the practice of public health nursing, experience in population-based health promotion strategies, and an understanding of broader health systems issues is also required. Candidates must have the ability to function effectively within an interdisciplinary setting, and the ability to lead people to accomplish specified goals and objectives. Candidates will have strong communication and computer skills. The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset.

Please see http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.

Please apply by December 18, 2009, quoting position FHSCHNSOPP-1209/01, to:

Human Resources Department
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London, ON N6A 5L7
Fax: 519-663-5086
E-mail: 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.