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Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Hosts Nursing Job Fair at John D. Bradley Convention Centre

CHATHAM-KENT: March 1, 2018 -- Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is hosting a Nursing Job Fair on Tuesday, March 6 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre, located at 565 Richmond Street in Chatham. Nurses from across Southwestern Ontario are invited to visit the job fair to meet representatives of the clinical management team, talk to staff nurses, view displays and enter prize draws. 

CKHA is currently accepting applications for Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Nurse Practitioners within many of its core programs including Emergency, Intensive Care Unit, Medicine, Surgical/Operating Room, Women & Children’s Health, Mental Health & Addictions, Rehabilitation and Complex Continuing Care. 

“Our annual Nursing Job Fair is an excellent way for nursing professionals to explore career opportunities available at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance,” says Lisa Northcott, Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive, CKHA. “CKHA is an organization that strives to ensure we support our staff to provide the highest quality healthcare and we promote a safe and healthy work environment for all of our staff.” She adds, “Whether a candidate is just starting their career or seasoned in the healthcare profession, the Nursing Job Fair allows attendees to learn about our culture and values.”

CKHA Recruitment Advisor, Kyle Jelovic, explains the value of the job fair, “The Nursing Job Fair will give nursing professionals interested in employment with CKHA an opportunity to experience our culture and find out what we have to offer.” He adds, “We have numerous open positions and foresee a continuing need for nursing staff. Attendees will be able to learn about our application process and have their questions answered by clinical managers and staff representing all of our nursing departments.”

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit CKHA’s website, www.ckha.on.ca/careers and submit an online application under future opportunities. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the John D Bradley Centre.

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is a 200+ bed community hospital, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies.  Formed in 1998, CKHA is committed to core service excellence, top-flight operational performance and to becoming a facility of choice in Southwestern Ontario.  With sites in Chatham and Wallaceburg, CKHA is comprised of approximately 1,360 compassionate staff, 178 physicians and 300 volunteers who serve the medical needs of 102,000 residents in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.  CKHA is designated a schedule one facility under the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and cares for tens of thousands of inpatients, outpatients and emergency patients annually. 

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Media Contact:

Lisa Northcott
Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
519-352-6400 ext 6028

On Event day:

Media are invited to attend from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. for interviews and photo opportunities at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre.  To arrange an interview or photo opportunity on this day, please contact, Michele Lawton by March 5, 2018.

Michele Lawton
Marketing & Events Specialist
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
519-352-6401 ext 6315
mlawton [at] ckha [dot] on [dot] ca

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