Public Health Nurse
Contract • Temiskaming Shores Region
Salary Range: $60,000 - $80,000
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE – TEMPORARY, 6 MONTHS, FULL-TIME, 35 HRS/WEEK, NEW LISKEARD
The Timiskaming Health Unit is seeking a highly motivated individual knowledgeable in harm reduction principles to join its team of public health professionals. The individual will be leading the Harm Reduction Program Enhancement initiative, creating a local opioid response strategy, coordinating the distribution of Naloxone and associated training, and supporting local opioid overdose surveillance.
Baccalaureate degree in Nursing;
Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
Knowledge of Public Health programming and service delivery;
Understanding of the priority population’s values, cultural beliefs, and social norms;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
Strong public speaking and facilitation abilities;
Be able to engage community partners;
Excellent project management skills;
Knowledge and awareness of harm reduction principles and theory;
Capable in using Microsoft Office;
Fluently bilingual in both official languages is an asset.