Chiropodist, Gateway Community Health Centre
Gateway Community Health Centre
Gateway Community Health Centre, located in Tweed, offers a range of comprehensive primary health care and health promotion programs through an inter-professional team and in keeping with the CHC Model of Health and Wellbeing, and our Mission, Vision, and Values. GCHC supports populations at all ages and stages of life with an emphasis on those who are high risk and/or experiencing barriers to accessing services.
As part of the inter-professional team, the Chiropodist (.5 FTE) will provide a range of foot care services to clients with a chronic disease (i.e. diabetes), including assessment and treatment of pathological foot conditions.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
•Conduct foot health assessments, identify priorities for treatment and in collaboration with the Primary Care Team, develop treatment plans
•Review and maintain pertinent client information to ensure complete and accurate chiropody record within the Electronic Medical Record
Education and Health Promotion
•Provide foot health education to clients and health care professionals to promote patient health and disease prevention
•Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of chiropody services to ensure success of the program
•Diploma of Chiropody from a recognized institution
•Current registration with the Ontario College of Chiropodists of Ontario required
•Three to five years experience in patient assessment and treatment
•Valid Ontario driver’s license, insurance and access to a vehicle
•Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team of health care professionals
•Demonstrated commitment to taking a leadership role in health promotion and disease prevention and management
•Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal/communication skills
•Experience using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system
To apply for this position, please provide a cover letter and resume, on or before 4:00 pm on Friday, April 29, 2016, including the names and contact information for three (3) work-related references via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT: When submitting by email, include the position title in the subject line.
We sincerely thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about Gateway Community Health Centre, please visit our website, www.gatewaychc.org.