Registered Chiropodist, Oakville Hospital Footcare and Orthotic Centre

Company

Oakville Hospital Footcare and Orthotic Centre

Halton Healthcare Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Duties

Job Description:

Non Union
Position: Registered Chiropodist
Department: Footcare and Orthotic Centre, Halton Healthcare

Status: Part Time – Community Footcare / Clinic and Vacation Coverage / Saturdays as needed

Hours: Varies. Centre is open from Monday to Saturday – Days until 6:30pm ocassionally

Location: 2 Sites - 461 North Service Road West, Unit 27B, Oakville, and Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Overview:

To assess and treat foot conditions in a clinic setting, as well as in the community in retirement and long term care homes.

To contribute to creating a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff and others, working in compliance with the hospital code of conduct and the provisions of health and safety policies and legislation. Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and report hazards.
Responsibilities:

• Assess and treat foot conditions. Treatment consists of patient education, foot and nail care, wound management, custom orthotics, compression stockings and provision of foot care products and orthopedic/comfort footwear.
• Function as a collaborative member of the department team which consists of Chiropodists, Registered Practical Nurses, Shoe Fitter and Office Administrator to provide a quality customer focused service and a successful revenue generating department.
• Providing community based foot care as required to retirement and long term care homes.
• Demonstrated competency in chosen profession; consistently demonstrate knowledge and expertise in professional practice and hospital-based standards
• Demonstrated patient and consumer focus; makes a commitment to meet or exceed the needs of all internal and external customers
• Demonstrated team player; interacts with co-workers, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families in a way that demonstrates that everyone involved in patient care is valuable
• Demonstrated strong communicator; listen for clarity and meaning, and to speak in an honest and straightforward manner to ensure mutual understanding in a conversation
• Demonstrated caring and respect; treats each and every coworker, patient or family member with understanding and kindness and hold in high regard and respond appropriately to the needs of self and others
• Demonstrated fiscal responsibility; to model a sound understanding of, and work within, the financial boundaries of Halton Healthcare funding

Qualifications:

Halton Healthcare is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.
• Recognized diploma in Chiropody required
• Current registration with and member in good standing of the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.
• Experience in providing clinical care, particularly to the elderly
• Experience providing foot care in Retirement and Long Term Care facilities would be an asset
• Customer service experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential for medical reports and educational and promotional activities
• Proven organizational and time management skills
• Proven ability to effectively interact within a multi-disciplinary team
• Sound problem solving skills
• Flexible to meet changing department/service needs
• Must have access to a vehicle and be willing to travel within Halton and surrounding areas
• Able to meet the physical demands of the position
• Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
Please log on to www.haltonhealthcare.com to submit a resume or directly to CFranc@haltonhealthcare.on.ca

Requirements

Recognized diploma in Chiropody required
• Current registration with and member in good standing of the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.
• Experience in providing clinical care, particularly to the elderly

Start Date

2016-02-05

Hours

To be discussed

Salary

TBD

Contact

Name

Catriona Franc

Title

Manager, Footcare and Orthotic Centre, Halton Healthcare

Address

3001 Hospital Gate, Oakville, ON L6M 0L8

Telephone

905-845-2571 X6488

Email

cfranc@haltonhealthcare.com

Website

http://www.haltonhealthcare.com

Display Date

2016-01-28

Expiry Date

2016-03-30