Chiropodist

Company

Gateway Community Health Centre

Gateway Community Health Centre, located in Tweed, offers a range of comprehensive primary health care and health promotion programs through an inter-professional team. In keeping with the CHC Model of Health and Wellbeing and our Mission, Vision, and Values, GCHC supports populations at all ages and stages of life with an emphasis on those who are high risk and/or experiencing barriers to accessing services.As part of the inter-professional team, the Chiropodist (.5 FTE) will provide a range of foot care services to clients with a chronic disease (i.e. diabetes), including assessment and treatment of pathological foot conditions.

Location

Tweed, Ontario (30 minutes north of Belleville, 60 minutes northwest of Kingston)

Duties

Key Areas of Responsibility
Clinical Services
 Conduct foot health assessments, identify priorities for treatment and in collaboration with the Primary Care Team, develop treatment plans
 Review and maintain pertinent client information to ensure complete and accurate chiropody record within the Electronic Medical Record

Education and Health Promotion
 Provide foot health education to clients and health care professionals to promote patient health and disease prevention

Quality Improvement
 Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of chiropody services to ensure success of the program

Requirements

Requirements
 Diploma of Chiropody from a recognized institution
 Current registration with the Ontario College of Chiropodists of Ontario required
 New graduates welcome
 Valid Ontario driver’s license, insurance and access to a vehicle
 Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team of health care professionals
 Demonstrated commitment to taking a leadership role in health promotion and disease prevention and management
 Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal/communication skills
 Experience using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system

Start Date

2017-06-01

Hours

17.5 hours per week

Comments

To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter and resume, on or before 4:00 pm on Friday, May 26, 2017, including the names and contact information for three (3) work-related references via email.

Gateway Community Health Centre is an inclusive work environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

IMPORTANT: When submitting by email, include the position title in the subject line.

We sincerely thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about Gateway Community Health Centre, please visit our website, www.gatewaychc.org.

Contact

Name

Melissa MacDonald

Display Name

Gateway Community Health Centre

Title

Manager, Human Resources and Operations

Email

mmacdonald@gatewaychc.org

Website

http://www.gatewaychc.org

Display Date

2017-04-20

Expiry Date

2017-05-26