Careers

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Current opportunities

Dental Hygienist (casual)

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. HPPH is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons, including those with disabilities. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who take part in all aspects of recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that all materials and processes are accessible to persons with disabilities.

We currently have an opening for a casual DENTAL HYGIENIST starting immediately. This position will be based out of Stratford, West Gore office.

Summary:

The Dental Hygienist is responsible for the administration and delivery of community and school-based oral health screening, assessment and mandated clinical services.

Education:

  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene from a recognized school
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience

Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Proven computer skills
  • Ability to provide culturally safe care
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service

Conditions:

  • Current registration and authorization to self-initiate with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
  • Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the CUPE Perth Collective Agreement.
  • Obtain and maintain a satisfactory vulnerable sector check and required immunizations in accordance with Board Policy/Collective Agreements including annual influenza and COVID-19 immunizations unless medically contra indicated
  • A valid Ontario Driver's License and access to a safe and well maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer

Hours:

  • Hours vary and may include evenings and weekends
  • HPPH operating hours are Monday to Friday (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

 Wage:

  • $34.41 - $40.01 per hour

Apply to:

Annette Hoyles, Public Health Manager
Please send an email including a resume and cover letter to: recruitment [at] hpph.ca
[Please include the Posting Number 62-2022 in the subject line of your email]

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posted: November 1, 2022

Public Health Nurse (Temp Part-Time) Job Posting 52-2022

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. HPPH is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons, including those with disabilities. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who take part in all aspects of recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that all materials and processes are accessible to persons with disabilities.

We currently have an opening for a temporary part-time 0.50 FTE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE on the HBHC team. This position would start immediately and end on December 30, 2022. This position will be based from the Stratford Office.

Summary

The Public Health Nurse blends knowledge and skills from nursing and public health sciences to promote and preserve the health of the community. Under the direction of management, the Public Health Nurse participates in needs assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of assigned public health programs and services.

Education:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing

Abilities:

  • demonstrated evidence-informed risk assessment, investigative and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Proficient computers skills, including familiarity with Windows, Microsoft office programs and use of the Internet
  • Effective in establishing and maintaining therapeutic relationships
  • Experience in public health nursing and/or home visiting preferred
  • Infant feeding knowledge considered an asset

Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to practice within the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the ONA Collective Agreement
  • A valid Ontario Driver's Licence and access to a safe and well-maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer
  • Immunizations in accordance with Board Policy/Collective Agreements including annual influenza and 3 doses of a COVID-19 immunization unless medically contra indicated
  • Obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check with vulnerable sector screen

Hours:

Usually 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; Monday to Friday

Wage:

$36.08 - $47.57 per hour

Apply to:

Tanya Patry, Public Health Manager
Please send an email including a resume and cover letter to: recruitment [at] hpph.ca

[Please include the Posting Number  52-2022 in the subject line of your email ]

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posted: August 18, 2022

Public Health Inspectors (Temporary Full-Time)  Job Posting 48-2022

Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace. HPPH is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons, including those with disabilities. Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who take part in all aspects of recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that all materials and processes are accessible to persons with disabilities.

We currently have an opening for two (2) temporary full-time PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTORS starting immediately and ending on December 31, 2022. These positions may be based out of either the Stratford or Clinton office and will require travel to other office/inspection locations.

Summary:

Within the Environmental Health Team, the Public Health Inspectors are responsible for:

  • Minimizing the incidence of health hazards through education, inspections and investigations under the Health Protection and Promotion Act.
  • Inspection programs: Food Safety; Health Hazard Investigation; Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (Personal Service Settings); Zoonotic Diseases; Vector-borne Diseases and Safe Water programs.
  • COVID-19: Supporting outbreak investigations and associated work.
  • Enforcing activities under the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Public Health Inspection (Canada), note individuals awaiting certification may be considered.
  • A Bachelor degree in Applied Sciences or equivalent from an institution approved by the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) Board of Certification.
  • Minimum one year experience as a Certified Public Health Inspector preferred; uncertified applicants completion of a CIPHI Board of Certification 12 week practicum is required.
  • Proficiency in oral and written communication including computer skills.
  • Possesses knowledge and application of the Health Protection and Promotion Act and associated regulations

Conditions:

  • Terms and conditions of employment are in accordance within the relevant CUPE Collective Agreement
  • Immunizations in accordance with Board Policy/Collective Agreements including annual influenza and 3 doses of a COVID-19 immunization unless medically contra indicated
  • obtain and maintain a satisfactory vulnerable sector check
  • a valid Ontario Driver's License and access to a safe and well maintained vehicle suitable for carrying out duties on behalf of the employer

Hours:

Usually 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Monday to Friday, weekend work may be required.

Wage:

$37.90- 43.49 per hour (note that this is the wage band for certified Public Health Inspectors)

Closing Date: 

This posting will remain open until positions are filled.

Apply to:

Lori Holmes, Public Health Manager
Email: recruitment [at] hpph.ca
[Please include the Posting Number 48-2022 in the subject line of your email. Please include a cover letter and resume.]

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posted: July 27, 2022

 


Diversity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value workplace diversity. We are committed to hiring the best person for the job. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, ancestry, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, record of offences, marital, relationship, or family status, or disability as set under the Ontario Human Rights Code.