Public Health Nurse (Full Time Permanent) ID: 58441

Deadline Date:

Location: Terrace Bay

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is seeking a full time permanent Public Health Nurse in our Terrace Bay Office. Reporting to the Manager, Oral Health and District Offices, the Public Health Nurse is responsible for providing public health programs and services on health protection, promotion and maintenance, disease and injury prevention and community participation and development. Public Health Nursing practice is based on the model of primary health prevention and is population focused. Please quote competition #ON-19-07 in your cover letter when applying.

Posting Date:
2019/11/04
City:
 Terrace Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 
Start Date:
 
Identifier:
 newJobs
Type:
 Full-Time
Hours:
 
Wage:
 
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 
Occupation:
 Health
Duties:
 POSITION SUMMARY:
The Public Health Nurse is responsible for providing public health programs and services on health protection, promotion and maintenance, disease and injury prevention and community participation and development. Public Health Nursing practice is based on the model of primary health prevention and is population focused
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates nursing programs and community-wide based initiatives using the current knowledge of practices and trends related to the field of public health.
2. Acts as a Public Health Nursing consultant to other professionals and community groups.
3. Acts as a resource person to communities, groups, individuals and peers.
4. Provides health education, counseling, support and advocates for healthy public policy and legislation while working within the policies of the program and those of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit.
5. Establishes effective working relations with peers, appropriate professional agencies and community groups.
6. Participates on interagency committees/community coalitions as appropriate.
7. Facilitates community development and community mobilization.
8. Identifies local health issues, needs and participates in population-needs-based health planning and evaluation.
9. Initiates and collaborates on research opportunities and integrates research findings into Public Health Nursing practice.
10. Identifies funding opportunities and assists in the development of proposals, including public awareness/social marketing campaigns.
11. Functions as a preceptor to students assigned for fieldwork practice and/or observation.
12. Contributes to the development and the implementation of the Nursing Department Strategic Plan and annual program operational plan.
13. Maintains competence relevant to current practice and trends in the field of public health by participating in continuing education opportunities.
14. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
 -Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses in Ontario.
- Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an approved University with identifiable community health nursing content.
-Current CPR Certificate.
-Proficiency in computer and word processing skills.
-Good inter-personal and communication skills.
-Advanced oral and written proficiency in French may be required in designated job postings.
-Required to provide the use of an automobile as per signed employment agreement.
-May be required to work irregular hours.
-May be expected to periodically travel in the district.
-Valid Ontario driver's license.
Misc.:
 
Closing Date/Apply by:
 
How To Apply:
  Apply Online or Cover letters and resumes can also be forwarded to: Human Resources 999 Balmoral Street Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6E7 Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Human Resources
Position Title:
 
Company Name:
 Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Address:
 
City:
 Thunder Bay
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 
Phone:
 
E-mail:
 hr@tbdhu.com
Web Address:
 //www.tbdhu.com
 

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