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Public Health Nurse, KFL&A Public Health

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline September 20, 2013

Public Health Nurse (PHN) –Full Time Term – 5 Months

KFL&A Public Health, an accredited local public health agency affiliated with Queen’s University, serves to promote and protect the health of the more than 180,000 residents of Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington area. There is an immediate opening for a full-time term Public Health Nurse in the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Division – School Health.

The Public Health Nurse will promote and protect the health and well-being of individuals and communities, in multiple sites such as homes, schools, and workplaces. The Public Health Nurse will use evidence based practice to inform health policies and programs, and to implement Ontario Public Health Standards and protocols.

KFL&A Public Health is committed to providing staff with a healthy work environment. A large, bright, spacious, and airy physical environment complete with in-house gym/shower facilities; together with continuing education and professional development opportunities; flexibility in work hours; family-friendly policies; strong community and clinical leadership and support and an open-minded, caring, supportive environment, all play an integral role in employee retention. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in nursing which includes public health nursing preparation and be eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Previous experience in the health promotion and disease prevention in the school age population and tobacco preferred.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply by September 20, 2013: Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health: We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.