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Public Health Nurse, Community Health Services – Youth Health Team, School Years Program, Region of Halton

Oakville, Ontario
Deadline March 17, 2011

Department: Health
Location: Community Health Services – Youth Health Team, School Years Program
Position: Public Health Nurse
Salary Range: $33.96 – $41.78 per hour  (ONA)

Note: Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.  

This position is being offered on a full-time permanent basis, working 35 hours per week.

Preferred Background:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Registered Nurse with a Certificate in Public Health Nursing from a recognized University is required. Currently holds a Certificate of Annual Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario.  The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge and experience in project management, evaluation, healthy public policy and community development in a public health or community health setting. The candidate will have the skills to build community relationships, coalitions, and provide consultation specific to youth health promotion. Knowledge and practical experience in promoting healthy schools, youth mental health promotion, asset building and parenting will be assets. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software products. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  

Working Conditions:

Travel will be required between locations within Halton Region. Incumbent must supply own transportation. This position requires weekend and evening work to meet program needs.

Duties:

Using standards of promoting health, building individual/community capacity, building relationships, facilitating access and equity, and professional responsibility and accountability, the nursing duties will include the following:

  • Consults with schools on building healthy school communities, healthy youth development, youth assets, parenting, mental health promotion and substance, injury and violence prevention.
  • Builds community and school relationships, partnerships and coalitions specific to youth health promotion and strategies.
  • Represents the Health department on community and corporate committees.
  • Keeps accurate health records and statistical information.
  • Assists in strategy and project development within the Youth Health Program.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned

Posted: March 8, 2011
Posting Expires: March 17, 2011
Posting #: H-110-11

Note:  Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. All personal information collected is subject to the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Questions about this collection of information should be directed to Human Resource Services address to the right.  

Apply Online: http://www.halton.ca

Human Resource Services
Regional Municipality of Halton
1151 Bronte Road
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
Fax: (905) 825-4032