Chiropodist – Wound Care Centre

Company

Women's College Hospital

Women's College Hospital (WCH) is an academic, ambulatory care hospital in Ontario with a focus on health for women, health equity and health system solutions. If you're ready to be part of a team that is revolutionizing the future of healthcare, then you will want to join an institution where the possibilities for innovation, new discovery and system thinking are limitless. Women's College Hospital is committed to equity, quality and patient safety as key professional values and essential components of daily practice.With the mobilization of our 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, WCH has entered an exciting phase of its history – strengthening its bond with partners and introducing a new and inspiring vision: Healthcare revolutionized for a healthier and more equitable world.FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY:As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness department. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and reside in Ontario.

Location

Toronto

Duties

Summary of Duties, but not limited to:
• Assessment of intrinsic and extrinsic structural and functional abnormalities affecting the correct functioning of the foot
• Recognition of disease, disorders and dysfunction of the foot and ankle
• Provides assessment and treatment of acute and chronic pathological foot conditions, minor surgical procedures and preventative foot care for patients
• Will operate within their full scope of practice and work cooperatively with all members of the health care team in the promotion of patient health and prevention of disease
• Provides compression and other fittings - stocking, braces, and custom fittings
• Biomechanical and gait analysis
• Casting for function and accommodative orthotics, and modification to orthoses
• Design short term and long term plans for our patients, patient education/counseling
• Documentation and maintaining patient needs in electronic medical record
• Prepare reports for third party insurance, referring doctors and employers
• Telephone and written communication with internal and external professionals on an ongoing basis
• Participate in teaching medical trainees, nursing students, and other health disciplines as required

As a role model and champion you will work to identify and integrate safe, best practices into daily activities to foster the delivery of safe and exemplary care.
The responsibilities described above are representative and are not to be construed as all-inclusive.

Requirements

• Current certificate of competence from the College of Chiropodists of Ontario
• Ability to work with a diverse patient population
• Exceptional written/verbal communication skills
• Professional behavior and communication that meets the standards of the professional regulatory college or association, as applicable, and the standards of Women’s College Hospital
• This position plays a critical role in acting as an advocate for safety and will demonstrate principles, practices and processes that will optimize a safe environment for all

Start Date

2023-12-19

Hours

14 Hours Bi-Weekly

Salary

$40.882-$50.254 /Hour

Contact

Name

Human Resources

Title

Human Resources

Address

76 Grenville Street

Telephone

416-323-6400

Email

Human.Resources@wchospital.ca

Job Posting Link

Women's College Hospitalwebsite

Display Date

2023-11-29

Expiry Date

2023-12-17