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Public Health Nurse

Company: Algoma Public Health
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Posting Closes: July 3, 2022 up to 4:30pm
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Temporary Full-Time (up to 1 year)
Location - Sault Ste. Marie

The Public Health Nurse (PHN) will join an interdisciplinary team responsible for the delivery of the requirements mandated by the Ontario Public Health Program Standards 2018 and support the public health's unit COVID-19 response.

Qualifications, Experience, and Public Health Nurse Skills for this position include (but not limited to):
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized university;
- Current certificate of registration from College of Nurses of Ontario;
- Ability to apply health promotion, disease and injury prevention and health protection strategies;
- Ability to facilitate planned change through the application of the Population Health Model;
- Experience with program planning, development, implementation and evaluation based on health equity and effective public health practice including public policy, community mobilization, health education and skill building;
- Ability to interact effectively with diverse individuals, families, groups and communities;
- Ability to effectively work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team;
- Ability to administer immunizations safely, effectively, and efficiently to a high volume of clients in a fast-paced clinic environment;
- Proficient at administering intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections to clients of all ages in an empathetic and caring manner;
- Ability to navigate, and promote linkages to community programs and services;
- Ability to build effective relationships with community partners, agencies and/or regional/provincial committees;
- Ability to use reflective practice to continually assess and improve practice;
- Excellent interviewing, counselling and teaching/facilitating skills;
- Ability to work in a self-directed, and highly responsive manner, to establish priorities and balance multiple projects;
- Experience with electronic health records and electronic data systems would be an asset;
- Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills;
- Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook;
- Must be reliable and have a good attendance record;
- The ability to communicate (verbally & in writing) in French or any other language(s) will be considered an asset;
- The ability to work outside regular business hours, including weekends and evenings, as required;
- Requires a valid “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence and use of a reliable vehicle;
- As a condition of hire, you are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, per our COVID-19 Immunization policy. Should you be the successful candidate, you will be required to comply with our COVID-19 Immunization policy that is in effect;
- A current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) with satisfactory clearance is a condition of employment, at own expense.

If you have any questions about this position or are interested in applying, please email:

A cover letter and current resume must be provided in order to be considered for this position.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Algoma Public Health will provide accommodation for candidates with disabilities, upon request.

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