Chiropodist- Permanent Part-Time(22.5 hours/week)

Company

Compass Community Health

Location

438 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, ON L8L 4N5

Duties

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.

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

22.5 hours/week

Salary

Hourly Range: $34.23 - $40.59

Comments

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 Friday, November 05, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to:

Human Resources Specialist
Email: hr@compassch.org

We 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.

Contact

Name

Human Resources Specialist

Telephone

905.523.6611 ext. 3033

Email

hr@compassch.org

Job Posting Link

Compass Community Healthwebsite

Display Date

2021-10-28

Expiry Date

2021-11-05