Chiropodist

Company

The Four Villages Community Health Centre

The Four Villages Community Health Centre’s mandate is to provide high quality, accessible primary health care to the communities within its service area, in the context of the broader social determinants of health. Primary care, clinical services and a wide range of health promotion programs are primarily aimed at seniors, families with young children, youth and newcomers. Staff collaborate in an inter-professional team environment. The focus is on the client and capacity building. Four Villages has two locations in the west end of Toronto. It is funded by the Toronto Central LHIN.

Location

1700 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario

Duties

• Performs assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling for diseases, disorders and dysfunctions of the foot and other clinical foot care activities according to the College of Chiropodists of Ontario;
• Provides patient care including: treating acute/chronic infections and ulcers; taking culture samples; performing soft tissue surgery; administration of a local anesthetic;
• Ensures chiropody areas, resources, materials and equipment are maintained;
• provides foot health education to both patients and allied health professionals, and interested community groups or associations;
• Assesses for assistive devices (mobility equipment) and completes applications, where appropriate, for the Assistive Devices Program, where necessary;
• Arranges, wherever practically possible, home nursing foot care for patients unable to attend for chiropody treatment;
• Where appropriate, develops partnerships and alliances to optimize health care service provision and address needs of community;
• Maintains complete and accurate client records, assessment notes and required correspondence.

Requirements

• Undergraduate degree from a recognized university;
• Diploma from a recognized school of chiropody;
• Licensed and registered under the provisions of the Chiropody Act, Province of Ontario;
• Current registration with the College of Chiropodists without limitations;
• Professional Certification- D.Ch. or D.Pod.M.;
• Certification in Local Anesthesia, Soft Tissue Surgery, Injections, Pharmacology;
• Three to five years chiropody experience in a community health or hospital setting;
• Expertise in providing care to individuals with diabetes;
• Experience in group program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, an asset;
• Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community health care;
• Demonstrated ability to work in an inter-professional team environment;
• Proficiency in the use of computers , Microsoft Office applications and electronic health records; Excellent interpersonal skills with clients in a culturally diverse practice population;
• Excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict management and time management skills;
• Second language, relevant to catchment area populations, is an asset.

Start Date

2017-01-16

Hours

17.5 hours per week

Salary

$27,625 to $33,284

Contact

Name

Jo Jo Cheung

Address

1770 Bloor Street West

Telephone

4166040640

Email

Jobs@4villages.on.ca

Display Date

2016-11-14

Expiry Date

2016-11-28