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Public Health Nurse Child Health, Public Health Department, Niagara Region

Thorold, Ontario
Deadline January 3, 2016

Niagara Region has a Temporary Full-time Public Health Nurse Child Health position available within the Public Health Department.

Approximate Duration: 12 to 18 months

Responsibilities:

The Public Health Nurse (PHN) provides services in health promotion, health protection and disease treatment and prevention for individuals, families, groups and communities, under the direction of the Senior Management Team of Niagara Region Public Health (NRPH) and guided by the strategic plan, the Ontario Public Health Standards, the Canadian Public Health Association competencies, Community Health Nursing standards and the College of Nurses of Ontario standards.

The PHN combines knowledge from public health, social and nursing sciences to engage in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of public health programs and services.
Services are provided through home or office visits, community clinics and presentations, agency liaison and collaboration.

The PHN works according to program specific plans, policies and procedures of Niagara Region Public Health

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate degree required in Nursing (BScN)
  • Current Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current certificate in CPR.
  • Experience in a community health or public health setting is an asset
  • Experience with youth, children, and/or families

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges!

Job Opening #15779

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application no later than January 3, 2016 before midnight by visiting our ‘Careers’ page at http://www.niagararegion.ca.

We appreciate receiving all expressions of interest; however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.