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Primary Health Care Nurse, Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre

Hamilton, Ontario
Deadline: August 31, 2012 [updated August 24, 2012]


Community Health – It’s a Partnership

Position Available 

Primary Health Care Nurse 

Maternity Leave Replacement (5 Month Contract)

Hamilton Urban Core is a thriving inner city health centre and a leader in the provision of high-quality primary health care services and health promotion programs.  We have an exceptional opportunity to work with an interprofessional team of providers in delivering primary health care services, providing health promotion programs and outreaching to and engaging marginalized populations, including isolated seniors.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Certificate of competence from the Ontario College of Nurses
  • Experience working in a primary health care environment, preferably in a community setting
  • Excellent clinical and problem solving skills
  • Experience working with a diversity of clients and their families or supports in managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, etc
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply the principles of health promotion, disease / injury prevention, and determinants of health 
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to issues impacting on client  populations in the inner city
  • Awareness of Hamilton Urban Core’s commitment to anti-racism and anti-oppression principles
  • Proficiency in the use of computers in the work environment
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary inter-professional team 

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by Friday August 24, 2012 to:

The Hiring Committee – Primary Health Care Nurse

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre

71 Rebecca Street Hamilton, Ontario L8R 1B6

Fax: 905-522-5374   Email:


Hamilton Urban Core is committed to equity in employment.