Chiropodist

Company

St. Michael's Hospital

St. Michael's Hospital is an academic research hospital and part of a network that includes Providence Health Centre and St. Joseph's Health Centre.

Location

73 Regent Park Boulevard, Toronto, ON

Duties

Chiropodist specializes and is responsible for the assessment and treatment of foot disorders including those of a structural or functional origin, congenital or acquired, and those disorders associated with disease, infections or injury.

Works within the professional scope of practice, the Chiropodist will create management plans, provide treatment and follow-up of disorders and dysfunctions of the foot and ankle and maintain a patient load
Provides consultations, assessments, treatments and follow-ups for patients with complex wounds and diabetic foot complications.
Coordinates and delivers wound prevention and management education to patients and health professionals using a variety of modalities.
Participates in research initiatives and quality improvement activities.
Participates in teaching students, medical residents, staff and allied health
Provides referrals and treatment plans, etc. to Family Practitioners, CCAC, and other community resources once patients are discharged from care.

Requirements

Must have graduated from a recognized and accredited Chiropody program (or equivalent)
Must be currently registered and in good standing with the College of Chiropodist of Ontario (COCOO) for practice in all applicable clinical areas.
Certification or specialized education in wound care and diabetic foot complications an asset
Comprehensive knowledge and experience in best practices wound care and diabetic foot, especially negative pressure wound therapy, pressure reduction surfaces and offloading devices.
Experience in developing and delivering presentations and educational sessions
Previous experience in research activities
Current CPR certification
Excellent communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
Proven flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills as relates to patient care
Demonstrated commitment to and involvement with own profession (e.g. membership with professional association, etc.
Demonstrated experience and proficiency in variety of computer software applications
Ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team
In this position you will be required to a minimum of one evening shift per week as per the specific needs of the department.

Hours

Some evenings required

Comments

This is a permanent, part-time position involving 30 hours per week.

A link to the posting can be found here. Please apply online if interested. http://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/stmichaels/JobDescription.asp?CategoryCode=14441&JobNumber=824581&JobTitle=Chiropodist

Contact

Name

Jacqueline Chen

Title

Clinical Leader Manager

Telephone

416-864-5111

Email

Chenjac@smh.ca

Display Date

2018-09-07

Expiry Date

2018-09-28

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