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Public Health Nurse, Northwestern Health Unit

Dryden, Ontario
Deadline January 23, 2017

Working together for longer lives, lived well.

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Position: Public Health Nurse, #2017-01

Terms: Term Contract, Full-time, 35 hours per week for one year
Location: Dryden, ON

Position Summary:

The Public Health Nurse in Dryden works with multidisciplinary programs that support health across the lifespan, including infectious disease prevention and follow up, vaccine preventable disease programming and other collaborative work that promotes health and prevents illness. This position will appeal to the Public Health Nurse who enjoys both team and independent work that truly makes a difference to the whole community.

The ideal applicant will have a solid understanding of the social determinants of health and how they affect the health of individuals and populations.


  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing, or eligible to register within the Province
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, BScN
  • Current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation certification
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and/or experience with principles of adult and child education
  • Experience in infection control, infectious disease control and immunization an asset

Salary: $32.58 to $44.95 per hour, in accordance with the Ontario Nurses’ Association Contract (ONA).


Access to transportation. Mileage allowance provided. Successful candidate requires a clear Vulnerable Sector Check and proof of required immunizations prior to start of work.

Resumes accepted via email only at:

Northwestern Health Unit
Career Ad # 2017-01

Deadline for Applications: Monday January 23, 2017 at Noon CST

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.