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Public Health Nurse, The Regional Municipality of Peel, Health Department

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Our Sexual Health and Communicable Disease Division is seeking a full-time Public Health Nurse for our street outreach program.

Responsibilities include

* providing clinical nursing from the outreach van to the homeless (TB skin testing, immunization);

* consulting and maintaining linkages with other health professionals and agencies (i.e., physicians, area hospitals, social work);

* developing educational support materials;

* and working in a multi-disciplinary team setting.

Success requires:

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

* current general registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario

* experience in psychosocial, mental health, harm reduction issues, and communicable disease investigation

* excellent assessment, counselling, communication, health promotion and problem solving skills

* experience working with a diverse communities

* access to own transportation and willingness to work some evenings and weekends.

Salary range is $47,338 - $55,037. Please forward your resume no later than May 11, 2001 to

Supervisor, Communicable Diseases

The Regional Municipality of Peel

44 Peel Centre Drive

Brampton, ON L6T 4B5

Fax: (905)793-2114

The Region of Peel appreciates all responses. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.