Chiropodist

Company

Compass Community Health

Compass Community Health (formerly known as North Hamilton Community Health Centre) offers primary care health services and health promotion programs to diverse communities and individuals.We are currently seeking a:ChiropodistPermanent Part-Time (20.0 hours/week)Hourly Range: $34.23 - $40.59Diabetes Foot Health Program provides foot care services to seniors and others with diabetes that are at moderate to high risk for lower limb complications. Does the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team and provide care in innovative ways excite you? Do you value job flexibility along with a competitive salary, assistance for ongoing educational and an excellent benefits package? Are you interested in working with seniors and persons with barriers to accessing the health care system? Are you looking for an opportunity to provide excellent care without worrying if clients can afford to pay for your service? Are you wishing to gain experience with chronic disease management and group interventions? Do you have experience working with diabetic feet and are you eligible for registration with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario;………Then this position is for you!We invite you to review the Chiropodist job description on our website under Employment Opportunities/Careers at http://www.compassch.org/ for additional job related information.In return for your results-orientation and dedication, we offer a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package and HOOPP pension plan.Please respond in confidence by Monday, January 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. to:Human Resources SpecialistEmail: hr@compassch.orgWe thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.Compass Community Health is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources at 905-523-6611 ext. 3033 if you require accommodations.

Location

438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON L8L 4N5

Duties

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE: Chiropodist
RESPONSIBLE TO: Health Wellness Director

GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The Chiropodist serves as a champion of the Vision and Mission and promotes an environment that is consistent to the Health Centre’s Statement of Values and Principles. The Chiropodist is an essential member of the client-centred health professional Team. The Chiropodist will work with the other members of the Health Centre’s teams to effectively and efficiently serve Health Centre clients through traditional, non- traditional and innovative approaches to service delivery within the broad determinants of health framework.

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

The Chiropodist will provide diabetic foot care services at Compass CH main site and/or at various Satellite Clinics in the south west Ontario area. The Chiropodist’s approach to client care is evidenced based and innovative and utilizes current therapeutic techniques within the determinants of health framework. This position works within an inter-professional team-based model in terms of both the clinical practice and program planning aspects of its responsibilities. A systems perspective and attention to continuous quality improvement are essential to the success of this position.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Provide general chiropody services.
2. Provide orthotic services.
3. To be a resource person to the staff, students and community regarding foot care.
4. To develop, implement and evaluate chiropody health promotion activities in the Community, including increasing the awareness of this service.
5. To provide clinical instruction to learners, and students of chiropody and other health professions.
6. To design and maintain a system to coordinate chiropody and orthotic activities provided at the Health Centre and at other affiliated health care institutions.
7. To be a member of the multi-disciplinary team of health professionals providing family care to clients and to the community.
8. Such other activities as may be assigned.

SPECIFIC TARGETS:

Pre Covid-19, Chiropodists had a target of twelve (12) clients seen (units of service) per full clinical day worked. The average appointment length was 20 minutes with the exception of appointments where an interpreter is engaged or when examinations and procedures require more time. During Covid-19 a target of 6 to 8 clients seen has been set to allow for appropriate sanitization procedures between clients. Time will also be scheduled for virtual care and non-direct client care as needed and all activity will be encountered in the EMR.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Registered with the College of Chiropodist of Ontario under the 1994 Chiropody Act.
2. Post graduate preparation or equivalent experience of a minimum of 2 years’ practice.
3. Possess excellent assessment, organizational and problem-solving skills.
4. Availability of transportation to outlying clinics.
5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
6. Enthusiasm to serve a diverse community.
7. Ability to work independently.
8. Proficiency in the use of personal computers and software.

Hours

20.0 Hours/week

Salary

$34.23 - $40.59 per hour

Contact

Name

Simerjit Kaur

Title

HR Specialist

Address

438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON L8L 4N5

Telephone

905-523-6611 ext. 3033

Email

hr@compassch.org

Display Date

2022-01-11

Expiry Date

2022-01-24