St. Joseph's Care Group

St. Joseph's Care Group is known for living its values of Care, Compassion and Commitment.We are continuing a tradition that began more than 130 years ago of meeting the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario. We believe in investing in our people, and offer learning and development opportunities, continuing education, competitive compensation, and a welcoming workplace culture. We offers a wide range of programs and services in addictions & mental health, rehabilitative care & seniors' health.We care about "Our People", and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment creates a positive work place that ensures employees are able to provide the best possible care to our residents. As an employee, you will be offered:- Competitive and progressive compensation package- Opportunities to grow and contribute within a supportive team environment- Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives- Employee wellness program- Employee discounts- Employee and family assistance programABOUT THUNDER BAYNestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a metropolitan population of 120,000, offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking, and cycling in the summer months, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing, short commutes, and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the newest Law program in Ontario. Thunder Bay also offers innovative opportunities through the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute. Please visit, to learn more about our community.


Thunder Bay, ON



Bargaining Unit: NON-UNION Health Care Professional
Status: Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Rate of Pay: $38.00 - $49.29 per hour
Department: Ambulatory Care
Site: SJCG (0.8FTE) & TBRHSC (0.2 FTE)
Shifts: Days (M -F)
The Chiropodist is a primary care practitioner treating both inpatients and outpatients of St. Joseph's Care Group (SJCG). The Chiropodist is a member of the Diabetes Health and Wound Care Services Team. The incumbent is accountable for comprehensive preventative, palliative and curative treatment of foot disorders and foot problems using acquired assessment, treatment and prevention skills. As a chiropodist specializing in wound care for SJCG, this role is crucial in addressing and managing foot-related complications that may arise in patients with diabetes, vascular disease and other conditions that may compromise foot health. This accountability includes following the management model for the Service, following Standards of Care for Diabetes Health and Wound Care Services, and following the Standards of Practice of the College of Chiropodists of Ontario of which the Chiropodist is a registered member in good standing.


- Diploma in Chiropody from the Michener Institute or an equivalent Canadian post-secondary program, or the podiatric equivalent from the U.S.A. or Britain
- Registered member in good standing (or eligibility for membership) with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario
- Qualified in Local Anaesthesia and Soft Tissue Surgery

- Demonstrated ability to practice independently
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and team-building skills
- Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the assessment, treatment and management of clients with foot disorders, foot problems, wound care and offloading
- Demonstrated computer skills


Must undergo a successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
Will be required to travel to various work locations and provide own transportation
Offers of employment made to external candidates are conditional upon providing proof of COVID-19 vaccination as per the SJCG Immunization Policy IMS-04-005 or proof of valid medical exemption, prior to the offered effective date. If proof of vaccination or valid medical exemption is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.


37.5 hours per week M-F


$38.00 - $49.29 per hour



Trevor Hamalainen

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35 Algoma St N


807-343-2431 ext 2114


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