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Manager, Vaccine Preventable Disease, Middlesex-London Health Unit

London, Ontario
Deadline November 5, 2017

Make your impact and contribution in Public Health at the Middlesex-London Health Unit as the Manager, Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD).  Reporting to the Director, Environmental Health and Infectious Diseases, the successful candidate will provide leadership and supervision to a team of Nurses and Program Assistants who work collaboratively with individuals, schools, and health care providers to provide and promote vaccinations and prevent vaccine preventable diseases.

The successful candidate will use their experience and skills to:

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate the VPD Program;
  • Oversee vaccine administration through scheduled clinics at the Health Unit, schools, in the community, and in the event of an emergency;
  • Review immunization records of all school students and children in day care; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.Sc.N with current College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) license as a Registered Nurse and Masters degree in a health or related discipline required.  
  • Minimum of 3 years’ direct people management experience in the last 5 years, specifically in a unionized environment and with continuous learning focused on the development of management competencies.
  • Well-developed cultural competency and a successful history of working with marginalized, at-risk or newcomer populations.
  • Experienced in developing and delivering comprehensive school health programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in program and strategic planning, including Balanced Scorecard, budgeting, project management, engagement and relationship building with partners and stakeholders. 
  • Honed communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage emergent situations.
  • Strong understanding of public health, specifically a sound familiarity with the Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules for Ontario, the Immunization of School Pupils Act, the Child Care and Early Years Act, and the Ontario Public Health Standards and related protocols, is necessary.

Other Qualifications:

  • 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.

To apply to this position, please submit all applications electronically via our Career Opportunities page at http://www.healthunit.com by November 5, 2017 quoting posting # VPDMGR-1017.

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.

Accommodations are available, upon request, to support potential applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  Should you require accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department at 519-663-5317, extension 2512 or at [email protected].

The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit is to promote and protect the health of our community.