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Job Title:
Chiropodist Temp FT

Posted Date:
10/11/2018
Closing Date:
None specified
Education Level:
University Degree

Job Description

CHIROPODIST

Bargaining Unit: NON-UNION Health Care Professional
Status: Full Time TEMPORARY
Department: Chiropody (0.8 FTE) & Regional Wound Program (0.2 FTE)
Site: St. Joseph's Hospital
Shifts: Days (Monday to Friday)


This position involves assessment, health teaching and treatment of foot disorders for clients at St. Joseph's Hospital (0.8 FTE) and Regional Wound Program (0.2 FTE) including some travel to areas within LHIN 14.

Qualifications

- Diploma in Chiropody from the Michener Institute or an equivalent Canadian post-secondary program, or the podiatric equivalent from the U.S.A. or Britain
- Registered member in good standing (or eligibility for membership) with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario
- Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the assessment, treatment and management of clients with foot disorders and foot problems
- Qualified in Local Anaesthesia and Soft Tissue Surgery
- Demonstrated ability to practice independently and as part of a team
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Valid Ontario Class G driver’s license, use of a vehicle and adequate insurance
- Demonstrated regular attendance at work



St. Joseph's Care Group is known for living its values of Care, Compassion and Commitment.

We are continuing a tradition that began more than 130 years ago of meeting the unmet needs of the people of Northwestern Ontario. We believe in investing in our people, and offer learning and development opportunities, continuing education, competitive compensation, and a welcoming workplace culture. We offers a wide range of programs and services in addictions & mental health, rehabilitative care & seniors' health.


We care about "Our People", and we know that a welcoming, caring, and supportive environment creates a positive work place that ensures employees are able to provide the best possible care to our residents. As an employee, you will be offered:
- Competitive and progressive compensation package
- Opportunities to grow and contribute within a supportive team environment
- Opportunities to participate in research and teaching initiatives
- Employee wellness program
- Employee discounts
- Employee and family assistance program

ABOUT THUNDER BAY
Nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and surrounded by the beauty of nature, Thunder Bay, with a metropolitan population of 120,000, offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life. With world class sailing, boating, camping, hiking, and cycling in the summer months, and downhill and cross country skiing in the winter, Thunder Bay has something to offer healthy living enthusiasts throughout the year. Affordable housing, short commutes, and a vibrant, culturally diverse community with access to fine dining and the arts, make this community a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family. Thunder Bay has excellent schools, including publicly funded French language, French immersion, and International Baccalaureate programs, as well as Confederation College and Lakehead University. Thunder Bay is home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the newest Law program in Ontario. Thunder Bay also offers innovative opportunities through the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute. Please visit, www.gotothunderbay.ca to learn more about our community.

Great Careers, Start Here!



St. Joseph's Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Individuals who speak a second language including French, Finnish, Italian, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc. are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Applications from all qualified individuals are welcome. We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.