Health Promoter – Northumberland FHT (Cobourg)

6 MONTH - CONTRACT POSITION Term of Contract: January 20, 2014 – July 4, 2014 (start date may be flexible) Hours of Work: 17.5 hours per week Location: Cobourg, Ontario The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking a dynamic team player to join our innovative primary health care team that is based on a collaborative interdisciplinary model. The Health Promoter will work with and assist the team members in health promotion and chronic disease management and prevention initiatives. Qualifications
  • University or community college education, specialized in community education, health promotion, adult education, marketing, communications or community engagement.
  • Practical experience in the development of community health education programs.
  • Background in nursing, education, social work or other allied health professions is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in Community and/or Primary Care Setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in the area of chronic disease management and prevention.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Excellent oral, written and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and knowledge of EMR systems would be an asset.
Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Tracy West at twest@nfht.ca by January 8, 2014. The Northumberland Family Health Team thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.