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Registered Practical Nurse, Vaccine Preventable Disease, Brant County Health Unit

Brantford, Ontario
Deadline November 22, 2013

Permanent Part-Time

The Vaccine Preventable Disease program area at the Brant County Health Unit currently seeks a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN). The incumbent will assist with numerous initiatives, including the cold chain protocol program, immunization requirements for licensed day cares, school vaccination assessment and suspension processes and other immunization clinics. The RPN will act as contact person for inquiries about vaccine allergies and adverse reactions; he/she will also provide emergency treatment to any client experiencing adverse vaccine reactions following an immunization clinic.

Qualified applicants must have completed a college or other approved program for Registered Practical Nurses. A valid certificate of registration form the College of Nurses of Ontario is also required. Outstanding communication and teamwork abilities are also needed for success in this community-focused role; as well, detailed record-keeping skills are essential. Additionally, the incumbent must possess skills to safely store and transport vaccines. A valid Ontario driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle are also necessary.

Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with ONA Allied Collective  Agreement.

Salary range: $24.84-26.54 per hour (less than 70 hours in a two-week period)

Forward confidential resume by November 22, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. to:

Kathryn Weidhaas, CHRP
Manager, Human Resources
194 Terrace Hill Street
Brantford, ON, N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or resumes@bchu.org

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.

Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services.

Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

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