Public Health Nurses in the Healthy Babies Healthy Children program work with pregnant women and families aged 0-6. Duties include postpartum phone calls, in depth assessments, assessment of parent/child relationships, breastfeeding support, home visits and working with family home visitors to deliver blended home visiting services to support high risk families. Service coordination, referrals to community agencies, and the ability to exercise sound nursing judgement when working with high risk clients is required. Work with internal and external partners particularly with agencies providing child protection services is essential to this role.
Completion of the 20 hour Breastfeeding course is also required for this position. Weekend work as per the ONA collective agreement is required.
A background in child, reproductive health, home visiting, breastfeeding, early childhood/perinatal mental health, violence prevention, child protection and working with high risk clients/families would be extremely beneficial.
Previous NCAST certification is an asset.
Please quote competition #ON-21-64 in your application.
Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment and selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.