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Program Managers, Health Protection Division, Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Thunder Bay, Ontario
Deadline April 26, 2013

Thunder Bay, located on the north shore of Lake Superior, under the protective watch of the Sleeping Giant, is the largest City in the region and is rich in people and resources and connects Northwestern Ontario to the world.

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit offers a professional work environment that fosters best practices and innovative ideas. TBDHU is committed to providing staff with a healthy workplace with development opportunities, flexible work hours, family friendly policies in an open-minded, caring, supportive setting that plays a role in employee retention.

The TBDHU is committed to Ontario’s 2012 Action for Plan for Health Care which establishes the road map for the transformation of our system into a sustainable and high-quality health care system. This plan is about creating a system that delivers health care in a smarter and more efficiency way that will lead to better outcomes for Ontarians by preventing illness and helping people stay healthy and active by focusing on health promotion.

We are seeking 2 Program Managers to join our Health Protection Division:

  • 1 – Manager, Infectious Disease Programs
  • 1 – Manager, Sexual Health & Clinical Programs

The following qualifications apply to both positions:

Reporting to the Director of the Health Protection Division/Chief Nursing Officer, you are responsible for administering, planning and evaluating assigned programs and services provided by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) and for measurable program outcomes. You are also responsible for ensuring that the quality of client care and service delivery adheres to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, applicable legislation and Ministry guidelines, the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS), professional college guidelines and TBDHU policies and procedures for the Infectious Diseases program. Your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) Degree (Master’s Degree an asset) is complemented by 3-5 years management experience (public health or health care preferred). You must be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have experience in supporting professional practice in a clinical setting. You must also have experience in establishing and monitoring infection control guidelines and practices. As the successful candidate, you will have a demonstrated commitment to quality improvement. Excellent communication, evaluation, leadership and financial management skills are critical to excel in your new role.

Salary range: $82,247.96 - $96,766.71
Hours of work: Full-Time Permanent

Application Deadline: April 26, 2013 – please quote # NU-13-06 in your Cover Letter and Resume for the Manager, Infectious Disease Programs competition, and quote # NU-13-07 in your Cover Letter and Resume for the Manager, Sexual Health & Clinical Programs competition.

An exciting career in public health awaits you!

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