The Barrie & Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) is one of the largest family health teams in Ontario. We are comprised of Physicians, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Pharmacists, Diabetes and Respiratory Educators, Mental Health Counsellors, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and an Administrative team. Our Team is focused on improving access to comprehensive, patient-centered, team-based primary health care, which supports self-management, emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention, and enhances the management of individuals with chronic diseases through programs that are well linked with other local and community services. The BCFHT is currently searching for a:
Full Time (37.5 hrs/week)
The BCFHT is currently searching for a Chiropodist to start a foot care program within our multidisciplinary team. The Chiropodist reports to a Clinical Manager who manages a team of interdisciplinary health professionals. The Chiropodist will, alongside the Clinical Manager, be responsible for developing and implementing foot care services for existing patients within other BCFHT programs, and providing education to staff. The range of service will include active treatment of acute pathological foot conditions, preventive and palliative foot care and the promotion of foot health. Patients will be encouraged to participate at all times, within their capabilities to accept the utmost responsibility for their own care.
The Chiropodist position within our team is new, and therefore will require someone who is interested and capable of working with the clinical managers and other allied health professionals to develop and shape the scope of services appropriate for our patient population. This individual will work with a variety of clinics and programs within the BCFHT but the focus will be the Diabetes program, Aging Well Clinic, and LINKS Complex Care Clinic. The Chiropodist will be encouraged to operate within their full scope of practice. The individual must be able to collaborate with all members of the health care team in the promotion of patient health and prevention of disease.
Core components/responsibilities of the role will include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications & Required Skills
Additional Job Requirements
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We thank all applicants for their interest in BCFHT, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Barrie and Community Family Health Team supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with a disability. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection of Privacy Act, 1987.
The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is committed to improving access and opportunities for individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require a specific accommodation during the application, interview or recruitment stage, please contact our HR Coordinator by phone at 705-721-0370 x 2119, by fax at 705-725-4708 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org noting Accessibility Inquiry in the subject line, in order for appropriate accommodations to be made.