We have employment opportunities for the following:

  • Bilingual Community Health Worker
  • Healthcare Navigator
  • Francophone Healthcare Navigator
  • Registered Nurse

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Position Title:             BILINGUAL COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Department:                Health Promotion and Community Services

Location:                      Various locations

Status:                         Full-time permanent

Pay:                             $46,795 - $54,958 per annum

Vacancy Number:         BU18-1

Available:         Immediately

Hours/Shifts:    35 hours per week

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

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 Bilingual Community Health Worker will be responsible for developing health promotion activities and services for the Francophone community within the North York area of Central LHIN. 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:

  • Supports 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 health promotion service delivery.
  • Provide supervision to community college and/or university placement students.
  • Participate in organization-wide activities and committees, as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in a health or social science discipline from a recognized university or a combination of some post-secondary education and significant experience in health promotion and community development.
  • 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 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.
  • Fluency and proficiency in written and oral French.

To Apply:

By email to Patience.DaveOdigie@bcchc.com and please indicate the vacancy number BU18-1 on the subject line.

Application Deadline:

Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Resumes received after the deadlines may not be considered.

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Position Title:   HEALTHCARE NAVIGATOR

Status:              Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)


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.  In addition to delivering comprehensive primary health care to registered clients of our Centre, we are expanding our services to primary care providers across North York.  We are seeking a Healthcare Navigator to join our team and participate in the coordination of care for medically and socially complex clients.  If you are interested in working collaboratively with community and health care partners in addressing individual, group and community health issues, you will be interested in joining our team.

Job Summary

In collaboration with primary healthcare professionals, the Healthcare Navigator will facilitate care coordination for patients and families at Black Creek CHC and in the community. He or she will serve as critical link between primary care, allied health and social services to facilitate smooth transitions across the broad health care system for clients and their caregivers.  The Navigator will work closely with internal and external care providers to address the social determinants of health and to ensure clients experience timely access to care and individualized resources that they may need. The Navigator will also be responsible for data collection and analysis, and assist in the development of quality and process improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Linkage to allied health and social supports necessary to manage clients’ health care needs
  • Act as non-clinical liaison/navigator for client in all aspects of their care journey
  • Facilitate client appointments within the health and social service sector
  • Complete timely documentation, utilizing identified electronic record software
  • Ensure clear and timely communication between primary care provider and allied services
  • Assist and empower clients to engage in self-management of chronic conditions by establishing relationships, follow up, and providing resources as needed
  • Identification, management, and compilation of data metrics to measure impact
  • Ensure the use of evidence based, health literate educational materials
  • Participate in case conferences and team planning meetings
  • Participate in committees as assigned
  • Participate in program audit practices
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Health or Social Sciences field with a minimum of three years’ work experience in the Health and/or Social Sciences field
  • Professional designation is an asset
  • Experience working with, and extensive knowledge of the local health care system and community resources related to the client population
  • Experience working in culturally, socially and economically diverse communities
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making skills
  • Experience with quality improvement initiatives related to care delivery processes
  • Demonstrated initiative and experience working independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, internet research, EMR and ability to learn and master other computer programs as needed
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and at various locations

Applicants must include a detailed cover letter showing how their experience clearly fits with the advertised position, and a current resume. Please note, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
 

To Apply:: By email to: Patience.DaveOdigie@bcchc.com

Closing date for applications:  April 17, 2018

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Position Title: FRANCOPHONE HEALTHCARE NAVIGATOR

Status:           Permanent Position -Full Time (35 hours per week)

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 Francophone Healthcare Navigator to provide support and implement programs for Francophones and Francophiles in the North York area of Toronto.   The Navigator will also be responsible for networking with Francophone partners within Central LHIN to advocate for this client population. 

Job Summary

The Francophone Healthcare Navigator will facilitate access to care and care coordination for French Speaking clients and families. He or she will facilitate linkages between primary care, allied health and social services to ensure smooth transitions across the health care system for clients and their caregivers.  The Navigator will be responsible to develop client-centered pathways that are linguistically and culturally relevant to the Francophone population, ultimately assisting clients to move smoothly through the healthcare system.  The Francophone Navigator will also be responsible for data collection and analysis, and assist in the development of quality and process improvement initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the bilingual Community Health Worker and other healthcare professionaks, outreach to Francophones in North York
  • Design and implement health promotion services and programs for Francophones
  • Support the Francophone advisory committee comprised of Entité 4 and Francophone serving agencies across Central LHIN
  • Act as non-clinical liaison/navigator for clients in all aspects of their care journey
  • Facilitate client appointments within the health and social service sector
  • Complete timely documentation, utilizing identified electronic record software
  • Ensure clear and timely communication between primary care provider and allied services
  • Assist and empower clients and caregivers to engage in self-management of chronic conditions by establishing relationships, follow up, and providing resources as needed
  • Identification, management, and compilation of data metrics to measure impact
  • Participate in case conferences and team planning meetings
  • Participate in program committees as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Health or Social Sciences field with a minimum of three years’ work experience in the Health and/or Social Sciences field
  • Fluency and proficiency in written and oral French
  • Experience working with, and extensive knowledge of the local health care system and community resources related to the client population
  • Experience working in culturally, socially and economically diverse communities
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Experience with quality improvement initiatives related to care delivery processes
  • Demonstrated initiative and experience working independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, internet research, EMR and ability to learn and master other computer programs as needed
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and at various locations

Applicants must include a detailed cover letter showing how their experience clearly fits with the advertised position, and a current resume. Please note, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
 

To Apply:: By email to: Patience.DaveOdigie@bcchc.com

Closing date for applications:  April 17, 2018

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Position Title: REGISTERED NURSE (RN)

Status: Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)


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 an experienced Registered Nurse 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.

Responsibilities:

The Registered Nurse provides comprehensive health care to clients and patients of all ages within the R.N.’s scope of practice according to the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses. 

These include:

  • Vaccinations, Venipuncture, Dressing changes, Suture/staple removal
  • Health education & counselling to clients, their families, and in the community at-large
  • Providing support to members of the primary care team (MDs, NPs) and Chronic Disease team, as required 
  • Providing test results or information to patients/clients
  • Assist in referring clients to specialists, hospital and/or community agencies as needed
  • Resource development and updates to medical directives as scheduled
  • Support the work of the expanded Interprofessional Care teams within North York West and North York Central sub-regions
  • Work in close collaboration with Clinical assistants (RPNs) within BCCHC ensuring that they work to their full scope of practice
  • Participate in on-going quality improvement initiatives including chart audits
  • Other duties as advised by Supervisor or designate

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing Science or Diploma in Nursing with a minimum of five years of clinical experience
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) certification is an asset
  • Experience in community health and/or family practice setting
  • Knowledge of the determinants of heath and health promotion strategies
  • Clinical practice experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Experience within a multi-cultural and socio-economically diverse community
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in a second language relevant to BCCHC’s catchment is an asset
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications including Electronic Medical Records (i.e. NOD, Practice Solutions, etc.)
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and at multiple locations as desired

Applicants must include a detailed cover letter showing how their experience clearly fits with the advertised position, and a current resume. Please note, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

To Apply:: By email to: Patience.DaveOdigie@bcchc.com

Closing date for applications:  April 17, 2018