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Public Health Nurse (2017-17), Northwestern Health Unit

Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Deadline May 4, 2017

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Position: Public Health Nurse, #2017-17

Terms: Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week

Location: Sioux Lookout, ON

Position Summary:

Working primarily in sexual health and harm reduction, and supporting various other programs including vaccine preventable diseases and control of infectious diseases. Providing services to priority populations and collaborating with community partners for planning, implementing, and evaluating Public Health programs within Sioux Lookout and surrounding communities.

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

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

Applicants must reference posting #2017-17.

Applicants who do not receive an auto generated receipt response should contact the Human Resources Administrative Assistant at 807-468-3147.

Deadline for Applications:    Thursday May 4, 2017 at Noon CST

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