Nurse Practitioner, Family Health Services, Middlesex-London Health Unit

If you have a commitment to health promotion, illness prevention, as well as treatment you will enjoy the challenges of the Nurse Practitioner position currently available.

Family Health Services has a position for a Nurse Practitioner with public health or community health experience. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive public health care using advanced assessment and diagnostic skills, and therapeutic strategies in accordance with the Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class. This position works collaboratively with Family Health Services teams providing care to individuals, families with young children and adolescents, and groups to enable them to enhance their health and prevent disease, and participates in program development, implementation and evaluation.

The Nurse Practitioner will provide clinic services in several settings within London and Middlesex county such as Well Baby and Child Clinics.  They will be part of a multidisciplinary team, often providing healthcare to vulnerable communities.

Candidates must have a current CNO registration as a Registered Nurse, Extended Class, and a Masters degree preferred. Excellent interpersonal, collaborative communication and presentation skills are necessary. In addition computer literacy is required. Experience in public or community health, or family practice is preferred. A valid driver's licence and use of a vehicle is required, as are flexible work hours. 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. We thank all applicants, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please see http://www.healthunit.com for further information about our programs and services.
 
Please apply by June 6, 2008 quoting position number NPFT-0907/01, to:

Human Resources Dept.,
Middlesex-London Health Unit,
50 King Street, London  ON N6A 5L7  
Fax: (519) 663-5086     
recruit@mlhu.on.ca

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.

The Mission of the Middlesex-London Health Unit, a teaching health unit, is to promote wellness, prevent disease and injury, and protect the public's health through the delivery of public health programs, services and research.