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Bilingual Public Health Nurse, Middlesex-London Health Unit

London, Ontario
Deadline July 20, 2012

(temporary part-time, 1 year)

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has an exciting opportunity for a temporary part-time Public Health Nurse on the Child Health Team, within Family Health Services, with French Language oral and written skills at the intermediate level. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with communities, groups, families and individuals to enable them to enhance their health and prevent disease. A major emphasis involves partnering with school communities and boards of education to offer comprehensive health promotion programs and services to elementary school aged children. Comprehensive School Health (CSH) or Healthy Schools is a multifaceted approach that emphasises the creation of dynamic, collaborative partnerships among school aged children, parents, teachers, principals, school councils and community agencies concerned with the health and learning of children. Partnerships and healthy policies are integral within this health promotion approach.

Requirements for this position include current CNO registration as a Registered Nurse and a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited nursing program. Candidates will have excellent presentation and interpersonal skills, as well as good computer skills. Preference will be given to those with experience working with population based health promotion programming and engaging school aged children. Sound knowledge about multi-cultural populations and skills in collaborating with community partners and schools would be considered an asset. A major component of this position is to provide services in French; therefore, fluency in French is necessary to provide these services. Please see www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.

Please apply by July 20, 2012 quoting posting #CHTPTPHNOPP-0612/01, to:

Human Resources
Middlesex-London Health Unit
50 King Street
London ON N6A 5L7
Fax: 519-663-5086
E-mail: [email protected]

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 is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public’s health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.