Jobs Openings At Regional Municipality of Peel – Ontario

Job Title: Public Health Nurse – Family Health
Location: Ontario
Shift: Morning, Night, Overnight
Wage: $41.49–$49.24 an hour

Public health interventions in the early years improve lifelong health outcomes for children and families. The Family Health Division is made up of programs which support healthy pregnancies, birth, parenting and early childhood as per the Healthy Growth and Development Standard.

Family Health PHNs:

  • Collaborate with other family health program areas, community and hospital partners to support a smooth transition for all families through pregnancy, birth and early parenting
    Contribute to program planning, evaluation and the development of program innovations that facilitate integration between family health and other programs, and client centred systems of support
  • Lead and contribute to the maintenance and upkeep of program information, resources, client facing teaching materials, and online content
  • Contribute to activities and outcomes in the public health strategic plan. Specifically Enabling Active Living and Healthy Eating, Promoting Mental Well-being, and Advancing Health Equity
  • Contribute to a positive workplace culture by working effectively on an individual basis and in team environments
  • Lead, facilitate and participate in meetings and groups at the team, work group and community level. Proficiency with Microsoft, booking, and information management systems
  • May begin their PHN role on any Family Health Division team. This provides a robust orientation experience, facilitates integrated and client centred program delivery, and allows time for program rebuilding.

Healthy Babies Healthy Children

  • A home visiting program where the PHN provides assessment, health education, support, referral, case management and service coordination for families experiencing vulnerabilities from the prenatal period, infancy, and through early childhood

Reproductive Health

  • Provides expertise related to preconception, prenatal and reproductive health
    Provides direct services within community settings

Infant Feeding Program

  • Provides direct client service including assessment, counselling, education, support and referral to community resources to support success in infant feeding
  • Services are mostly in home but may include services within clinic or other community settings

Multichannel Contact Centre

  • Provides direct client service using multiple electronic platforms and formats including telephone, email, etc. to assess, counsel, provide health teaching, and referral to community resources and health providers
  • Liaise with other Family Health program areas to develop and maintain current program information, referral pathways and client facing information and systems

What you will do…

  • Apply knowledge regarding concepts of population health status, inequities in health, determinants of health, and strategies for health protection and promotion to guide practice
  • Utilize research and evidence and apply critical appraisal skills to inform policies, programs and practice
  • Provide health information, teaching and counselling to clients
  • Use a holistic approach to assess the health status and functional competence of clients with consideration of the impact of the determinants of health
  • Identify and analyze how clients’ culture, attitudes, beliefs and feelings about health influence interventions
  • Establish mutually determined goals with client, including outcome indicators and evaluative measures
  • Facilitate client engagement in identifying and defining health issues using community development and community assessment skills
  • Participate in the planning, developing, implementation and evaluation of community wide and site-specific public health strategies using Evidence Informed Decision Making (EIDM)
  • Advocate for and contribute to the development of healthy public policy
  • Collaborate with partners to identify and address public health issues and service gaps in order to achieve improved health outcomes
  • Develop, foster and facilitate inter-sectoral partnerships and networks using team building, negotiation, conflict management and group facilitation
  • Demonstrate culturally sensitive approaches and strategies with diverse populations
    Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Promote awareness of the Region of Peel and Public Health services
  • Participate in research, quality assurance initiatives, and mentor-ship opportunities as appropriate
  • Adhere to public health and nursing ethical standards and principles
  • Fulfill legal and professional obligations and responsibilities in accordance with relevant
  • legislation and departmental policies, procedures and medical directives/acts as an ambassador for the Region of Peel, Public Health Services and Public Health Nursing
  • Perform other duties as assigned which support the organizational goals
  • Respond to public health emergencies, significant events and incidents as required by the
  • Health Protection and Promotion Act and Emergency Standards

What the role requires:

  • A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or equivalent recognized by a Canadian University
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse by the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CPR certification, Level C or HCP, is a requirement for Public Health Nurses in Family Health
  • Experience in public health or community health nursing is preferred


  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advocacy, negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation skills
  • Relevant computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and the ability to work with databases
  • Effective public relations, presentation, public speaking, group facilitation and diplomacy skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to apply appropriate theory and learning principles to practice
  • Knowledge of Peel’s diverse community and associated health impacts
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias

Work Mode & Job Location: at 7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, along with the ability to work remotely. Please note some positions do require the ability to travel to various sites in the Region of Peel (Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon) for home visits, Region of Peel clinics and other community partners.

Interview: Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply on-line.

About Us:

Peel Region consists of the cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and the town of Caledon. Peel Region delivers essential services to more than 1.5 million residents and approximately 175,000 businesses.

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We’re working to create a community that is safe, inclusive, and accessible. A place where everyone feels they belong and can access the services they need to thrive throughout each stage of life.

Our workforce is 6,700 strong and since 1974, we’ve been delivering a wide range of resident focused services. Our services include paramedic services, health programs, long-term care and services for seniors, child care support, garbage collection and recycling, waste water and water treatment, road maintenance, financial assistance, and housing support.

Recognized by Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® with the Great Employer Award presented by Excellence Canada, Peel Region is a place where everyone feels they belong. We strive to develop a workplace that values and respects diversity, practices inclusion, recognizes the unique contributions and abilities of all people and facilitates innovative thinking. At Peel Region, people come first. Each employee has an important role within our community and when we work together, it’s impactful. We encourage you to join us in delivering essential services and programs to our diverse community. You won’t find a better opportunity than Peel Region.

Additional Information:
Peel Region is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is respected and valued for their contributions, and where everyone is treated fairly and has opportunity to grow and develop. As one of the most diverse regions in Canada, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the population we serve.

Peel Region is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process, upon request. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. Accessible formats and communication supports are available.

Please be advised, Peel Region uses email to communicate with applicants for open job competitions and does not use AI technology in any part of the recruitment process. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e., testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the position and your application will be removed from the competition.

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

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