REGISTERED SOCIAL WORKER

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.

Job Summary:

The Social Worker, an integral part of a busy, dynamic and growing healthcare services at Black Creek Community Health Centre.  As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the Social Worker will be required to liaise with internal and external stakeholders in the provision of counselling services to clients. Reporting to the Director, Primary Health Care, the Social Worker will be responsible for offering individual and group counselling to individuals, couples and families. The Social Worker will work from multiple locations. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete comprehensive assessment, considering the multiple layers and interacting mental health issues, needs, and disorders, concurrent substance use issues, and medical conditions.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop safety plans.
  • Utilize commitment strategies to obtain commitment to therapeutic engagement, while assessing client readiness and stage of change.
  • Complete treatment plan as a foundation for treatment, with input from collateral sources and multidisciplinary team
  • Modify treatment activities and approaches as needed in order to comply with changes in clients' status.
  • Provide interventions, with clinical outcomes to be achieved through application of evidenced-based practices with ongoing monitoring
  • Utilize strength based approach to focus on the client’s potential for developing/sustaining pro-social, self-regulation of mental health symptoms and related behaviours.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate group programs in response to clients and community needs
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and community on issues that arise
  • Act as a resource to inter-disciplinary team members and participate in Centre committees and activities and handle other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work and member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers
  • Minimum 3 years of recent clinical experience in a community or primary care setting
  • Recent experience supporting individuals who have significant mental health, addiction issues, history of trauma, violence/abuse, behaviours, and chronic health issues
  • Excellent clinical assessment, formulation and treatment planning skills is essential
  • Up-to-date knowledge of community resources is an asset
  • Training and or experience in a variety of theoretical models with experience incorporating multicultural, anti-oppressive and trauma-informed practices, and an understanding of the social determinants of health
  • Demonstrated ability in clinical case management, service planning and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team or a team member in collaboration with other community professionals
  • Effective group facilitation skills
  • Proven ability to minimize barriers through service delivery for low income individuals with mental health and substance use issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, decision making and organizational skills required
  • Able work independently as well as work in a team environment
  • Computer competency and experience working with Electronic Medical Records (i.e. NOD)
  • Fluency in several languages relevant to the community served is an asset (English, French, Mandarin, Spanish)

Reports to: Director, Primary Health Care

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.

Deadline for applications: Friday February 22, 2019 by 5:00 pm.

 Please send application tohr1@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. 


CLINICAL ASSISTANT

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 Clinical Assistant (Registered Practical 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.

Job Summary: 

The clinical assistant works collaboratively with other healthcare providers to provide care to individuals, while addressing the social determinants of health.

Key Responsibilities:

Clinic & Program Operations

  • Participate in the development, implementation, promotion, monitoring and evaluation of the programs and services, including mobile clinics across Central LHIN
  • Coordinate infection control and sterilization of equipment
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment both by internal and external (suppliers) maintenance measures
  • Provide clinical support to BCCHC’s Primary Care Team
  • Support inventory of clinical equipment and resources
  • Develop programs reports in accordance with funder requirements
  • Experience in Teleophthalmology and Foot care is an asset
  • Bilingual English/French or English/Spanish is an asset

Health Promotion and Education

  • Provide health education to clients, families or groups
  • Incorporate health care advances into practice and adjusts practice to the changing demographics and evolving needs of the community

Community Engagement and Outreach

  • Work with internal programs, community organizations, healthcare providers and local stakeholders to identify populations that face barriers to screening programs
  • Liaise with local health professionals, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion programs in order to promote and coordinate mobile clinics

Professional Competence

  • Maintain professional competence
  • Maintain knowledge of current social/health issues and infection control processes

Education and Specific Job Requirements:

  • Registered Practical Nurse or Lab technician diploma
  • Current membership in professional associations is preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification
  • A minimum of two (2) years clinical experience preferably in community –based healthcare setting
  • Experience in collaborative work with community based agencies and organization preferable

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral/written skills in English; ability to speak other languages of the priority communities an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment; experience operating cameras or photography equipment considered an asset
  • Familiar and comfortable with computer systems and Telemedicine
  • An understanding of management of chronic health conditions including Diabetes
  • Ability to work effectively with all members of the health care team
  • Demonstrated ability to organize workload and to respond efficiently and effectively to unexpected workload and situations
  • Familiarity with scheduling and electronic health record keeping, preferable with Nightingale on Demand (NOD)
  • Experience working with diverse communities and knowledge of an anti-oppression/pro-diversity framework
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift and transport Teleopthalmology equipment, weighing approximately 50 lbs (assistive equipment provided).
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends
  • Valid ‘G’ Ontario driver’s license and unlimited use of a vehicle and up to date vehicle insurance
  • Training in Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) an asset

Reports to: Director, Primary Health Care

Please note that this is a 6 months’ time limited contract

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

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: Friday, March 1 2019 by 5:00 pm

 

Please send application tohr1@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.


 

MEDICAL SECRETARY (12 Months Maternity Leave Coverage)

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.  

Job Summary:

The medical secretary coordinates and maintains appointments, chart management, third party billing systems and provides clerical, administrative support and reception functions.

Key responsibilities:

•Schedule client, specialist and diagnostic testing appointments.
• Prepare, maintain, update, retrieve, track and file charts manually and electronically.
• Prepare referral and consultation letters as directed.
• Maintain appointment scheduling template and an up-to-date resource and referral directory.
• Revise providers’ schedules and produce day sheets.
• Oversee billing and confirm all invoices related to non-insured program
• Perform third party billing
• Implement document management, and distribution systems and maintain inventory necessary forms and supplies.
• Perform reception relief and duties.
• Process and gather all required information for prescription repeats
• Receive, sort and handle all clinical mail
• Coordinate all diagnostic appointments, handle and process appropriately all lab results and consultation results.
• Transcribe medical reports if needed
• Coordinate and manage the schedules of all clinical providers
• Assist with ordering and storage of medical supplies

Required Qualifications:

• Medical Secretary Certificate and/or equivalent with relevant experience.
• At least two years’ experience in a CHC environment.
• Proficient in Medical Terminology
• Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Able to function independently and maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Proficiency in a language spoken in BCCHC catchment is an asset
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proficient in the following PC skills – Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Nightingale on Demand (NOD)

Reports to: Director of Primary Health Care

***Please note that this is a time- limited contract for 12 months with the possibility of extension***

The position is unionized.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday February 19, 2019 by 5:00 pm.

 

Please send applications 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.


NURSE PRACTITIONER

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.  Nurse Practitioners work as key members of our inter-disciplinary team in providing comprehensive primary health care to registered clients of our Centre.  We are seeking a motivated NP 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.

Key Responsiibilities:

  • Perform assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling and other clinical activities according to the College of Nurses of Ontario standards of practice for Registered Nurses in the Extended Class (NPs).
  • Make internal referrals to other BCCHC staff and programs as appropriate.
  • Facilitate referral of clients to specialist, hospital or community resources as appropriate.
  • Participate in case conferences with other providers to ensure coordination of services to the client.
  • Ensure that standards of client care are maintained according to accepted College of Nurses standards, the Regulated Health Professions Act, and the policies of BCCHC.
  • Perform necessary back-up clinical functions for other nursing staff in their absence.
  • Work collaboratively with health promotion team in the design and implementation of services and programs to address the social determinants of health.
  • Handle other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Primary care nursing experience in a community, hospital or public health setting.
  • Experience in Sexual Health, Seniors Health or Palliative care is an asset.
  • Knowledge and understanding of infection control and preventative practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community- based health care.
  • Experience working with marginalized populations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills that include computer literacy.
  • Working at BCCHC’s multiple locations as well as working evenings and/or Saturdays is a requirement.
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset.

Reports to:  Director of Primary Health Care

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.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday February 19, 2019 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.”


BILINGUAL HEALTH WORKER

Black Creek CHC is a community-based primary care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, and 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 Bilingual Community Health Worker 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.

Job Summary

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:

  • 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 health promotion service delivery.
  • Provide supervision to community college and/or university placement students.
  • Participate in organization-wide activities and committees and handle other duties as assigned

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.

Reports to: Manager, Health Promotion and Community Services

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.

Closing date for applications: Open until 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.