Temporary Full-time Contract
Department: Safe Kids Canada, the national injury prevention program of the
Hospital for Sick Children
Description of the Position: You will keep abreast of timely, relevant information and emerging issues by gathering information and by liaising with injury prevention organizations and government. You will maintain Safe Kids Canada's Issues Book and ensure that the book is revised regularly and contains comprehensive, timely information on injury prevention. You will keep staff informed about updates and changes to information and about emerging issues in injury prevention. You will recommend development of new position statements or changes to existing statements as new information is identified or as issues arise. You will identify additional or new information that should be conveyed to the public through fact sheets, web sites or phone lines. You will research and write background documents on specific issues as requested. You will compile and maintain resource library of injury
prevention materials. You are required to represent Safe Kids Canada on external committees.
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Health Sciences with a minimum of five years experience or equivalent combination of education and expertise.
You have excellent judgement skills, leadership abilities, can work independently and as part of a team. You have computer expertise regarding the Internet, databases and word processing. You have evaluation and assessment skills relating to information collection.
Hours: 35 hours/week
Salary: Commensurate upon experience
Available to qualified internal and external candidates
Deadline: February 10, 2001
Submit Resume to
Human Resources, Room 5426
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G1X8
Fax (416) 813-5671
Must Quote File Number SKC0103-AK. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.