Public Health Nurse

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Public Health Branch
Division: Healthy Living Divison
Program Area: PHACTS/CQI
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 24 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: August 08, 2018
Date Closing: August 22, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Epidemiology & Research, Healthy Equity and CQI, is responsible for working with a high degree of autonomy to prevent illness, promote and protect the health of individuals, families and the community throughout the life span, within the parameters outlined by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ministry of Children and Youth Services, Health Protection and Promotion Act, Public Health Standards (OPHS) and Protocols and other relevant legislation; providing support through planning, developing, coordinating, implementing and monitoring a full range of activities which support Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) operational effectiveness and efficiencies; tracking and analyzing trends and making appropriate recommendations that will positively impact operational effectiveness and program delivery.


•Successful completion of a Baccalaureate University Degree in nursing, including public health.
•Current Certificate of Registration as a Registered Nurse from the College of Nurses of Ontario.
•A valid CPR certificate.
•Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
•Knowledge of population health, social determinants of health, resiliency and the ability to utilize current theories and best practices to develop effective health promotion strategies in the specific program area.
•Knowledge of and ability to utilize social media and marketing to raise awareness and affect behaviour change.

Scheduled Hours


How to Apply

Please apply on-line by August 22, 2018, quoting competition #22746. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$41.52 - $48.66 per hour. This is a Union position.

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