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Chiropodist - Centretown Community Health Centre

Oct 30, 2019
Ottawa, Ontario

Fixed term part-time contract of 12 months (with possibility of extension) - 2 days per week
Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC)

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Program Manager, Regional Diabetes Programs, the Chiropodist is a primary health care practitioner responsible for providing foot care services to people living with diabetes. The Chiropodist will provide these services at multiple sites throughout the Champlain region on a rotational basis. The Chiropodist will also assists with community outreach and patient education regarding 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
  • Experience providing services at multiple sites
  • Experienced with community outreach and patient education activities
  • Experience working with a broad range of populations, including: youth, street involved , people with or at risk of psychiatric disability, people with addictions, multi-cultural communities and disenfranchised groups
  • 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 and knowledge of 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
  • Ability to handle public speaking engagements related to outreach activities
  • 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 “express an interest” for this opportunity
:

Submit your letter of interest along with your résumé on or before October 30, 2019 by 11:59pm to jobs@centretownchc.org.
Please note the following:

  • The subject line of your email should read “Chiropodist – Term P/T 2 days per week”
  • 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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