Position Title:          CHIROPODIST

Department:             Allied Health Services 

Location:                   Various locations

Status:                       Full-time permanent-- Bargaining Unit position

Available:                  Immediately

Hours/Shifts:            35 hours per week

Schedules/work location are subject to change to meet operational needs.

Job Summary

Black Creek CHC is a community-based primary care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, equity driven manner.  Our inter-disciplinary team of care providers provide comprehensive primary health care to registered clients of our Centre.  We are seeking a Chiropodist to join our team and participate in the delivery of programs and services to community members.  If you are interested in addressing individual, group and community health issues while working in a supportive environment and maintaining a positive work-life balance, you will be interested in joining our team.

The Chiropodist will offer a range of foot care services for our diverse community within a primary care setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Screen new patients and refer to emergency care when needed
  • Conduct thorough foot health assessments and develop/implement a client – centered management plan
  • Assess, recognize and treat diseases and disorders of the foot area, including prescribing medications within scope, ordering (through physicians) diagnostic tests and using palliative and physical treatment modalities 
  • Perform invasive procedures on the foot as necessary
  • Diagnose, treat and manufacture orthotics
  • Provide foot care, foot wear and foot health education to patients as needed
  • Offer health promotion and educational activities/workshops within the organization and community upon request
  • Maintain complete and accurate medical records in accordance with the regulatory agency’s standards of practice and the policies of the Health Centre
  • Work collaboratively as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide home visit/outreach services within the CHC catchment areas as required
  • Participate in on going quality improvement initiatives to ensure adherence to best practices and to optimize quality of care
  • Participate in all aspects of program planning and development
  • Provide consultation/support for the diabetes foot care team
  • Maintain and develop professional competence through appropriate continuing education
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or designate

Qualifications:

  • Certified as a Registered Chiropodist in good standing with the college of Chiropodists of Ontario
  • Graduate of an accredited college of podiatric/chiropodial medicine (D.Ch. D.Pod.M,D.P.M)
  • Full license, including administering substances by injection and prescribing drugs
  • At least 2 years of experience desired, preferably in a community healthcare setting
  • Orthotic manufacturing and wound care experience preferred
  • Current in evidence based best practices and clinical practice
  • Proficiency in the use of computer technology and various software applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and at multiple locations as desired
  • Handle other duties as assigned

Reports to: Director of Primary Health Care

Applicants must include a detailed cover letter showing how their experience clearly fits with the advertised position, and a current resume.

Please note, no phone calls please. Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

To be considered for employment at BCCHC, candidates must be willing to undergo a police clearance/VSS and provide both references and documentation of their credentials.

Closing date for applications: Monday August 20, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

Please send application to: hr1@bcchc.com


‘‘Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.”

 

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Thank you for applying.

 

Position Title:            COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER-Harm Reduction Outreach Case Manager

Department:              Health Promotion and Community Services

Location:                    Various locations

Status:                        Full-time permanent-- Bargaining Unit position

Available:                   Immediately

Hours/Shifts:              35 hours per week

Schedules/work location are subject to change to meet operational needs.

 

Job Summary:

Black Creek Community Health Centre (BCCHC) is a community based non-profit organization that provides primary health care and health promotion programs and services to community residents. Reporting to the Manager of Health Promotion and Community Services, the Community Health Worker will be responsible for providing case management, developing health promotion activities and services for community residents for the Harm Reduction Team. This role will lead, assist, and/or support action on community health issues working within the framework of the social determinants of health.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the mission, vision and values of BCCHC.
  • Provide case management and support to individuals that facilitate health and well-being.
  • Act as a resource to, and advocate for individuals, groups, and the community.
  • Community outreach and networking, including developing and implement effective outreach strategy for promoting awareness and access to services and programs to community residents.
  • Collaborate with community partners and staff members to: identify service/information/health promotion gaps in the community; and develop, implement, monitor and evaluate strategies, services and programs to meet identified needs.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with community stakeholders.
  • Participate in community development by assisting clients and community groups to articulate and advocate for health services appropriate to the community (health, social, and/or legal services) through an anti-oppression framework.
  • Coordinate and provide direct service to community residents through harm reduction service delivery.
  • Provide supervision to community college and/or university placement students.
  • Participate in organization-wide activities and committees, as required.
  • Handle other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Addictions, Social Sciences, or Human Services with an emphasis on addictions, or a combination of experience relevant to the primary duties of the position
  • 3 to 5 years of recent relevant experience, including:
  • case management
  • working in a marginalized/racialized community setting and with diverse and intergenerational groups
  • community outreach and networking with stakeholders
  • advocacy and program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • community development models and program evaluation using an anti-racist, anti-oppression approach
  • health promotion and education/awareness campaign
  • Excellent knowledge of community development models and program evaluation using an anti-racist, anti-oppression approach.
  • Knowledge of harm reduction models and community resources and services
  • Knowledge of People-Centered Healthcare and the Community Health Centre model of care.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications.
  • Strong facilitation skills that will foster, promote and advance the focus of equity, diversity and social justice within groups and community initiatives.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered member in good standing of a professional college

To Apply:

Closing date for applications: Open till filled.

Please send application to: hr1@bcchc.com

‘‘Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.”

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview would be contacted.

Thank you for applying.