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Thank you for your interest in a career in public health at the Northwestern Health Unit. Since its humble beginnings in 1948 as primarily providing nursing care to small communities through small community clinic offices and “outpost” nurses, the Northwestern Health Unit is proud to have grown into the regional agency it is today.
The organization is a progressive, team-oriented organization employing over one-hundred and fifty of the most dynamic, dedicated and forward-thinking employees in Northwestern Ontario.
Working in public health provides you with the opportunity to support and promote health in our communities in so many different ways. Careers in public health include:
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • Public Health Dietitian
  • Health Promoter
  • Health Educator
  • Dental Hygienist 
Help us continue to build our organization, supporting our communities to become healthier and stronger, and engage our community partners to promote and invest in healthier environments for all our citizens. If you are ready to take an exciting new step in your career, become part of our team!

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