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Public Health Nurse, Northwestern Health Unit

Fort Frances, Ontario
Deadline November 6, 2015

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We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Position: Public Health Nurse, #2015-25

Location: Fort Frances, ON

Terms: Term contract full-time, 35 hours per week, December 2015 – December 2016

Position Summary: Working primarily in sexual health and harm reduction, and supporting various other programs including vaccine preventable diseases and control of infectious diseases. Providing services to priority populations and collaborating with community partners for planning, implementing, and evaluating Public Health programs within Fort Frances and surrounding communities.

The ideal applicant will have a solid understanding of the social determinants of health and how they affect the health of individuals and populations.


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario or eligible to register within the Province.
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, BScN required.
  • Current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation certification.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team setting as well as independently with minimal supervision.

Salary: $31.63 to $43.63 per hour, in accordance with the Ontario Nurses' Association Contract (O.N.A.).

Other: Access to transportation required. Mileage allowance provided. Successful applicant requires a clear Vulnerable Sector Check and proof of required immunizations prior to start of work.

Submit Resume to:

Northwestern Health Unit
Career Ad #2015-25

Deadline for Applications: November 6, 2015 at 4:30 pm CST.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.