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Clinical Assistant – 6-month time limited contract

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) for a 6-month, time-limited contract 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

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
  • Handle other duties as assigned

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
  • 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

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 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: Senior Director, Primary Health Care

 

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

Closing date for applications: Thursday, December 10, 2020

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.

Thank you for applying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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