WellFort is a non-profit, values based organization that provides health promotion and prevention programs, primary health care and works with local residents and other agencies to increase community capacity. Members of the WellFort family include Bloom Clinic, Bramalea CHC, Diabetes Education Program, Four Corners, and Health n’ Smiles. WellFort is committed to providing inclusive, accessible and sustainable programs and services to a diversely rich community through its service delivery philosophy; Open Focused Care. We are seeking individuals with a passion and commitment towards innovation and an inclusive workplace that respects and values the diversity of every individual.
Provide direct care (including soft tissue surgery) to clients to recognize and treat pathologies in the foot area which diminish the health, mobility, comfort and independence of clients.
Provide health teaching, advocacy and health promotion services for clients, as well as consultation to nurses providing food care services.
Taking, recording and utilizing a complete chiropody and relevant medical history, in an accurate manner;
Performing a physical examination of the lower extremities for diagnostic purposes;
Administering diagnostic aids and ordering laboratory tests to determine the existence or extent of an abnormality or pathology;
Designing and implementing a comprehensive and individualized management plan for all patients;
Acts as a resource to staff in the health centre and in partner/community organizations on issues related to foot care
Bachelor of Science in Chiropody from a recognized university.
Registered and in good standing with the College of Chiropody of Ontario.
Eligible for membership with the Canadian Chiropody Association.
3-5 years experience in a health care setting with preferred experience in the community.
Demonstrated commitment to best practices, ongoing learning, and client centered care.
Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment.
An understanding of or strong commitment to adopting an Anti-Oppression practice
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Familiarity with client centered and self-management approaches to chronic disease prevention and management
Proficient in various software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and EMR’s
Languages relevant to Region of Peel residents an asset
$55,252 - $65,569 plus benefit package (prorated FTE of 0.5)
The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to participate in WellFort’s commitment to becoming an inclusive, barrier free health centre and an ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
WellFort is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the requirement process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements know when contacted.
This position requires flexibility in hours of work to support accessible program service delivery and the centre hours of operation. As such the position entails evening and weekend work.
For more information on WellFort visit www.WellFort.ca or view our video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw9-ulQplpQ
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