Registered Practical Nurse – Vaccine Preventable Disease (Casual

Company
Middlesex-London Health Unit
Industry
Health
Location
London, Ontario
Job Type
Part Time
Education/Credentials
Registered Practical Nurse diploma from an accredited nursing program (RPN) and current certificate of competence from CNO
Application deadline
03/24/2024

Company: Middlesex-London Health Unit

Industry:

Location: London, Ontario

Job Type: Part Time

Education/Credentials: Registered Practical Nurse diploma from an accredited nursing program (RPN) and current certificate of competence from CNO

Application deadline: 03/24/2024


Job Description

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has an exciting opportunity for 3 Casual Registered Practical Nurse to work on the Vaccine Preventable Disease Team within the Environmental Health and Infectious Diseases (EHID) division at the Citi Plaza location, London Ontario.

  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Manager, Vaccine Preventable Disease, the

                                             incumbent will:

  • Work in school, community and MLHU clinics to provide immunization services to clients;
  • Conduct screening and assessment of clients’ immunization needs according to medical directives, the Publicly Funded Immunization Schedule for Ontario and Health Unit policies and procedures;
  • Function within the mission, philosophy and policies of both the Health Unit and the division;
  • Undertake and participate in any training required as identified by the Manager.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and ensure that all information is collected in accordance with Middlesex-London Health Unit policy and privacy legislation.
  • Utilize evidence-informed practice;
  • Provide health education services to clients seeking immunizations;
  • Transport, lift and carry equipment and supplies up to 15 lbs.
  • Comply with workplace safety policies and procedures including PPE requirements; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                                  

  • Registered Practical Nurse diploma from an accredited nursing program (RPN).
  • Current certificate of competence from the Ontario College of Nurses.
  • Knowledge of vaccines and experience with vaccine administration is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to those who have completed the Immunization Competency Education Program or equivalent certification.
  • Proficiency working in Panorama immunization database is an asset.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license and own transportation.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication & presentation skills.
  • Proficient technical skills in the areas of documentation, Microsoft Office, and other database software.
  • Preference will be given to those with experience in implementing health equity strategies and working with multicultural populations.
  • The ability to speak French and/or other languages would be considered an asset.

 

The hourly rate for this position ranges from $30.92 to $40.00 based on qualifications and experience.

 

To apply to this position, please select “Apply Now” and submit a resume and cover letter as a single document by March 24, 2024. Please note new applicants will need to create an online account to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at the Middlesex-London Health Unit; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is committed to equity in employment. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. We encourage applications from equity seeking communities including Indigenous peoples, racialized people, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as LGBTQ2S+. Candidates are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their cover letter, in a transparent manner, as part of the application process. When a candidate voluntarily discloses such information in their application, the information will be kept confidential. Disclosure and/or self-identification with an equity-seeking community will not lead to advantageous treatment of a candidate who is not qualified.