Chiropodist – TPT – Transitions & Integrated Care Outpatient Rehab

  • Company:
    Halton Healthcare
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    18 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Ref #:
876040
Specific Department and Program:
Transitions & Integrated Care Outpatient Rehab
Location:
Oakville
Number of positions required:
1
Posted Date:
Apr 30, 2021
Posting # 2021-876040
Non Union
Position:
Registered Chiropodist
Department:
Foot Care and Orthotic Centre
Status:
Temporary Part-time for approx. 1 year (must provide availability of up to 0.6 FTE)
Hours:
Monday to Saturday, days & evenings with flexibility. Hours are subject to change based on operational needs.
Location:
2 Sites – Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and 461 North Service Road West, Oakville
Overview:
To assess and treat foot conditions in a clinic and hospital setting, as well as in the community in retirement and long term care homes.
To contribute to creating a safe and healthy environment for patients, staff and others, working in compliance with the hospital code of conduct and the provisions of health and safety policies and legislation. Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and report hazards.
Expectations:
Assess and treat foot conditions. Treatment consists of patient education, routine foot care, wound management, nail surgery, custom orthotics, compression stockings and provision of foot care products and orthopedic footwear.
Function as a collaborative member of the department team which consists of Chiropodists, Registered Practical Nurses, Shoe Fitter and administrative team to provide a quality customer focused service and a successful revenue generating department.
Providing community based foot care as required to retirement and long term care homes if necessary.
Demonstrated competency in chosen profession; consistently demonstrate knowledge and expertise in professional practice and hospital-based standards
Demonstrated patient and consumer focus; makes a commitment to meet or exceed the needs of all internal and external customers
Demonstrated team player; interacts with co-workers, physicians, volunteers, patients and their families in a way that demonstrates that everyone involved in patient care is valuable
Demonstrated strong communicator; listen for clarity and meaning, and to speak in an honest and straightforward manner to ensure mutual understanding in a conversation
Demonstrated caring and respect; treats each and every coworker, patient or family member with understanding and kindness and hold in high regard and respond appropriately to the needs of self and others
Demonstrated fiscal responsibility; to model a sound understanding of, and work within, the financial boundaries of Halton Healthcare funding
This is what you will need:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Recognized diploma in Chiropody required
Current registration with and member in good standing of the College of Chiropodists of Ontario
Experience in providing clinical care, particularly to the elderly
Customer service experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven organizational and time management skills
Proven ability to effectively interact within a multi-disciplinary team
Sound problem solving skills
Flexible to meet changing department/service needs
Must have access to a vehicle and be willing to travel within Halton and surrounding areas if necessary
Able to meet the physical demands of the position
Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
Date Posted:
April 29, 2021
Internal applications due by:
May 6, 2021
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you.
Please submit your application via our website at
www.haltonhealthcare.c
om directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
and the
Ontario Human Rights Code,
Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.
If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns