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Chiropodist – Regional Diabetes Programs

Application Deadline: 
12/31/2019
Posting Date: 
11/28/2019
Organization: 
Centretown Community Health Centre

Chiropodist – Regional Diabetes Programs

Are you a Chiropodist who is interested in discussing the possibility of working full-time or part-term for a fixed term of up to 18 months? Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC) has that opportunity for you.

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Program Manager, Regional Diabetes Programs, the Chiropodist is a primary health care practitioner responsible for providing advanced foot care services to people living with diabetes. The team of 4 chiropodists provides these services at multiple sites throughout the Champlain region on a rotational basis. (The locations and amount of travel vary between the team members) The Chiropodist may also assist with community outreach and health care provider or patient education regarding diabetic foot care, in cooperation with local partners.

Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited school of chiropody
  • Current registration with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario
  • Experience providing foot care services to people living with diabetes
  • Thorough knowledge of and proficiency in the theory behind and practical application of chiropody
  • Knowledge of the impact of social/cultural/economic factors on the determinants of health
  • Commitment to community-based health care
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work under stress with multiple demands
  • Ability to be flexible, cooperative and work as part of a team
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to deal effectively with hard-to-serve clients
  • Demonstrated flexibility, good judgement, tact, initiative & creativity
  • Respects and values the diversity of communities and individuals
  • Sensitivity and alertness to signs of a client in crisis
  • Pays attention to detail

Desirable:

  • Two to five years experience, preferably in a community-based setting

Language designation:

  • English, written and spoken
  • French, written and spoken is a strong asset
  • Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Somali, Spanish, Hindi or other languages relevant to the Champlain community, both written and spoken, is an asset

Start Date: ASAP
Hourly Rate: $34.114 to $41.101 hourly
Pension: Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

How to Apply

Submit your letter of interest along with your résumé to jobs@centretownchc.org. Please note the following:

- The subject line of your email should read “Chiropodist – Term FT or P/T”
- The file name for your resume should read:“ (last name)_(first name)_ Resume
- The file name for your cover letter should read: “ (last name)_(first name)_ Cover Letter

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted.

Candidates with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should contact us at jobs@centretownchc.org so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such all applicants are welcome.

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