Chiropodist (Parental Leave)


Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centres


1229 Queen St. West


We are seeking a Chiropodist who works to enhance the foot health of homeless and under housed individuals, as well as individuals with diabetes, and seniors, by providing direct foot care, surgical procedures, and health promotion services as part of the primary care team and programs.
Reporting Manager: Manager, Primary Care Services
General Responsibilities
1. Assessment and treatment of foot conditions, including but not limited to diabetic foot care, nail care, biomechanical assessments, custom orthotic casting and dispensing, wound care, measuring for compression stockings, and procedures such as PNA/TNA/soft tissue lesion excisions.
2. Instrument reprocessing.
3. Works closely with staff to provide foot care within a broader multi-disciplinary team.
4. May provide services at designated outreach locations in the community.
5. Maintains required records, reports and statistics including supplies inventory.

1. Graduate of a recognized college of Podiatry/Chiropody with a certificate of practice by the College of Chiropodists in Ontario to work to full scope, including injection and prescription privileges.
2. Demonstrated ability to fit for orthotics.
3. Experience in community-based practice and working with marginalized populations.
4. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
5. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
6. Ability to work in a flexible manner which will ensure client access to service.
7. Good organizational and time management skills.
8. Ability to speak a second language is an asset.

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