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Primary Health Care Nurse, Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre

Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline August 13, 2015

Part-time Primary Health Care Nurse

Hamilton Urban Core is a thriving inner city health centre and a leader in the provision of high quality primary health services and health promotion programs.  Our comprehensive health services are delivered through a dynamic team of multidisciplinary, inter-professional health providers.  As an inner city health centre our client populations include individuals and families with chronic and complex health and social conditions, many of who are marginalized and living in poverty.

Working in both individual and group formats with the Centre’s priority populations, the Primary Health Care Nurse will provide services, support, counseling, education, for individuals, and their families or supports, who are living with diabetes. The Primary Care Nurse may also be engaged and/or provide services at outreach locations, in the community and through home visits.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Relevant education and experience
  • Certificate of competence from the Ontario College of Nurses
  • Experience working in a primary health care environment, preferably in a community setting
  • Excellent clinical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with a diversity of clients and their families or supports related to chronic disease prevention and management
  • Experience working in the area of diabetes and knowledge of issues related to diagnosis, treatment, management and care
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply the principles of health promotion, disease, harm reduction and determinants of health
  • Understanding of / sensitivity to issues impacting on client  populations in the inner city
  • Proficiency in the use of computers in the work environment
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an inter-professional, multidisciplinary team

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by August 13, 2015 to:

Hiring Committee – Part-time Primary Health Care Nurse
Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
71 Rebecca Street
Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B6 
Fax: 905-522-5374 

Hamilton Urban Core is committed to equity in employment.