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Public Health Nurse, Healthy Eating--Children & Youth, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline July 4, 2012

PH12-17
Temporary duration:  approximately twelve (12) months
Health Services – Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention

The Healthy Eating – Children and Youth team requires an innovative, self-directed professional with experience and interest in program planning focused on healthy weights and environmental supports for children and youth, along with school nutrition.  Key responsibilities on this multidisciplinary team include:  participating in a research review and community assessment to identify health promotion approaches to guide practice based on the best available evidence, participating in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of community wide and site specific public health strategies using an Evidence Informed Decision Making process, building and maintaining relationships with internal and external partners to help identify and meet the health needs and trends of Peel’s school-age population, supporting the promotion and delivery of school nutrition services using Peel Health’s Healthy School Communities model and providing consultations to internal and external stakeholders to address their respective needs.

To view the job qualifications, compensation, and to apply for this position, please visit us at http://www.peelregion.ca/jobs and select current listings.

This temporary full-time position is located in Mississauga and the job advertisement closes on July 4, 2012.  

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve.  We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.