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Foundational Standard Specialist, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Division, KFL&A Public Health

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline December 8, 2017

Full time

KFL&A Public Health is a local public health agency with over 200 staff and 150 volunteers who deliver public health programs and services to the people of the KFL&A area.  There is an immediate opening for a Foundational Standard Specialist with the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Division.  

The Specialist has enhanced responsibilities related to program planning and works with staff to increase their capacity in the following areas:  population health assessment and surveillance; program evaluation; and research and knowledge exchange.  The Specialist works within a multi-disciplinary team and with program staff, toward meeting the requirements of the Foundational Standard, under the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS).

The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree with a preferred area of study of health promotion or epidemiology; Master’s thesis experience is preferred; and experience in conducting program planning (using research evidence and best practice), program evaluation, surveillance, and population health assessment.

KFL&A Public Health is committed to providing staff with a healthy work environment. A large, bright, spacious, and airy physical environment complete with in-house gym/shower facilities; together with continuing education and professional development opportunities; flexibility in work hours; family-friendly policies; strong community and clinical leadership and support and an open-minded, caring, supportive environment, all play an integral role in employee retention.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply to: Human Resources, KFL&A Public Health: [email protected] by December 8, 2017.

KFL&A Public Health welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.