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Public Health Nurse (2017-20), Northwestern Health Unit

Red Lake, Ontario
Deadline May 17, 2017

Working together for longer lives, lived well.

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Position: Public Health Nurse, #2017-20
Terms: Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week
Location: Red Lake, ON

Position Summary:

Working in multiple Public Health programs including Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Healthy Babies Healthy Children, Reproductive Health and Child Health Programs. Supporting work towards the Baby-Friendly Initiative, designation and ongoing maintenance. Working within a team to provide services and collaborating with community members and within community partners for planning, implementing, and evaluating Public Health programs.


  • 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
  • Knowledge of, and/or experience with, principles of adult and child education, health promotion and community mobilization an asset
  • Current expertise in breastfeeding support
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant would be an asset

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

Other: 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 #2017-20.

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

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday May 17, 2017 at Noon CST

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