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Vaccine Preventable Disease Manager, Middlesex-London Health Unit

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager of the Vaccine Preventable Disease Team.  Reporting to the Associate Medical Officer of Health, the successful candidate will manage the Vaccine Preventable Disease team whose responsibility is to work collaboratively with individuals, schools, and health care providers to provide and promote vaccinations and prevent vaccine preventable diseases. Responsibilities include planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, including vaccine administration through scheduled clinics at the Health Unit, schools, in the community, and in the event of an emergency.

Requirements include current CNO registration as a Registered Nurse, a B.Sc.N, and a Masters degree in a Health or related discipline.  Previous management experience is required. Experience in public health and knowledge of communicable diseases and/or vaccines are considered assets.  Requirements also include good computer skills, excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills. The ability to communicate in French or other languages would be considered an asset.

The Health Unit offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package. Please see http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.

Please apply by October 3, 2008, quoting position number VPDMGR-0908/01, to:

Human Resources
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London, ON  N6A 5L7
Fax: 519-663-5086  
recruit@mlhu.on.ca

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Health Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit, a teaching health unit, is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public's health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.