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Health Promoter/Public Health Nurse, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

Lindsay, Ontario
Deadline August 23, 2013

Department of Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention
Competition #0029-13 – Health Promoter/Public Health Nurse

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has an opening for a Heath Promoter/Public Health Nurse for its Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Department based in the Lindsay office. Please note: this position is open only to those individuals registered with the College of Nurses, as per funding requirements.

Position Summary:

As a member of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Department (CDIP), the Health Promoter/Public Health Nurse is accountable to CDIP Management for the implementation of the assigned Requirements of the Chronic Diseases and Injuries Program Standards of the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS) and other duties as assigned by CDIP Management.

The current assignment for this position is the Healthy People Team. Areas of emphasis may include Chronic Disease Prevention and/or the Prevention of Injury and Substance Misuse.

All Registered Nurses employed by HKPRDHU are required to maintain competency in immunization and participate in clinics as required.

The Health Promoter/Public Health Nurse is expected to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team to apply, adapt, choose and/or recommend changes to established methods, procedures or policies and/or to develop new procedures to complete assigned work. Direction is to be sought when solutions to problems are not apparent and/or are not within the intent of established practices including scope of practice.

The position involves travel and variations of the working day.

Visit http://www.hkpr.on.ca/Careers/002913HealthPromoterPublicHealthNurse.aspx for full details about the position.

Location: Lindsay, Ontario
Salary Range: $69,196-$75,985 (CUPE/ONA 2013)

Qualified applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter by Friday, August 23, 2013.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.