The Brant County Health Unit is currently accepting applications for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity as a Public Health Nurse.
The Brant County Health Unit is one of 35 health units in Ontario. The Brant County Health Unit serves a population of 136,035 in an area of 1,093km². We provide health promotion, protection and disease prevention programs and services designed to help all members of the community achieve and maintain optimal health. We strive to provide excellence in public health , exemplifying the spirit of innovation, quality and collaboration. We collaborate with other organizations and groups, including government, police, schools, and community agencies. Together we combine our expertise to plan and deliver programs and services in our community.
Responsible for the provision of nursing interventions which promote and preserve the health of communities, families and individuals across the lifespan; functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs and services; uses principles of community development to identify health issues, advocates for policy change; applies innovative health promotion strategies to facilitate healthy living in the community.
Education & Experience: BScN including preparation in public health nursing, Masters level an asset. Current registration with the Ontario College of Nurses. experience in community based service delivery. Valid Ontario driver's license and the use of a vehicle. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and decision-making skills in health assessment, knowledge and understanding of the core functions and approaches of public health practice, strong management skills, has proven his/her ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team setting.
Terms and conditions of employment in accordance with ONA Nurses' Collective Agreement. Starting wage range: $40.72 - $47.31/hour, 70 hours in two week period.
Forward confidential resume quoting posting #202019 to:
194 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford, On N3R 1G7
519-753-2140 Fax or
Review of applications and interviews will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only, and is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act.
Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.