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Lab Tech

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking an enthusiastic, professional medical Laboratory Technician (Lab Technician) with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other health care professionals to manage the needs of patients. Rapids Family Health Team is a support system of many Allied Health Professionals designed to work with family physicians to provide patients with the highest possible quality of care through our programs and services. We work with patients to prevent future health issues and manage existing health issues.

As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Lab Technician will perform a variety of routine laboratory procedures / blood collection to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Lab Technician is also a technical resource to staff, physicians, internal and external customers.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Graduate from a recognized Medical Laboratory Technology program.
  • Preferred current registration with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) or College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO), as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in good standing.
  • 2-3 years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician in a primary health care setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer hardware and software, particularly with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Starting hourly rate is $17.94 per hour. This is a Union position; compensation is governed as per our ONA Collective Agreement. At Rapids Family Health Team we strive to offer an exciting and caring work environment.

Rapids Family Health Team is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process. Appropriate accommodations will be made available in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations for equal participation in the application, interview or selection processes, kindly contact Human Resources by phone at 519-339-8949 and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs.

By submitting your job application you acknowledge and agree that as a condition of employment you will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you may be exempt from this requirement to Human Resources who may then follow up with further information if necessary.

To apply for this position email your cover letter and resume to Humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca

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Chiropodist 

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking an enthusiastic Licensed Chiropodist who is both self-motivated and enjoys working collaboratively with other health care professionals to manage the needs of patients. 

The Chiropodist will perform patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education, and other clinical footcare activities according to the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.

This is a mobile position; travel may be required between Rapids Family Health Team sites as well as throughout the community based on client, community needs and business requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Perform assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education and other primary clinical care as it relates to foot care, within the full scope of Chiropody practice in accordance with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.  Including but not limited to diabetic foot care, nail care and wound care.
  • Works with the interdisciplinary team to develop and maintain a full range of chiropody services.
  • Maintain complete, accurate and timely patient records in accordance with the college standards and regulations.  Exercise reasonable care and caution in protecting confidential and sensitive information related to clients.

Qualifications:

  • Chiropody/Podiatry degree from a recognized college/institute or university required.
  • Current valid registration with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario in good standing and without limitations required.
  • Evidence of current professional liability insurance (with no de-listing from any insurance companies) required.
  • Demonstrated clinical and educational skills including assessing client needs, diagnosing routine foot problems, prescribing treatment and providing referrals. 
  • Demonstrated competency in chosen profession; consistently demonstrate knowledge and expertise in professional practice. 
  • Patient-centered approach that incorporates treatment, illness prevention and health promotion.
  • Ability to function both independently and as part of an inter-disciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications.
  • Effective organizational, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.

This is an ONA Union position; compensation is governed as per the current Collective Agreement. 

By submitting your job application you acknowledge and agree that as a condition of employment you will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you may be exempt from this requirement to Human Resources who may then follow up with further information if necessary. 

Rapids Family Health Team is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process.  Appropriate accommodations will be made available in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require any accommodations for equal participation in the application, interview or selection processes, kindly contact Human Resources by phone at 519-339-8949 or by email at humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs.

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Registered Practical Nurse (RPN)

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking an enthusiastic, professional Registered Practical Nurse with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other health care professionals to manage the needs of patients. As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) will provide medical assistance to physicians, staff and patients while using their superior organization skills to execute procedures that are considered delegated acts, promote patient education and perform general office and telephone duties. The RPN will have knowledge of and maintain complete, accurate, legible and timely patient records using the electronic medical records (EMR - Practice Solutions preferred).

Education and Qualifications:

• College Diploma – Registered Practical Nursing Program

• Current registration and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Practical Nurse

• Current First Aid and CPR certificates required

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team

• Demonstrated competence with the full scope of practice of a Registered Practical Nurse in the provision of assessment, care, medications, interventions and documentation of care needs

• Demonstrated effective organizational, time management, interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills both written and oral

Rapids Family Health Team is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process. Appropriate accommodations will be made available in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations for equal participation in the application, interview or selection processes, kindly contact Human Resources and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs. We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this position email your cover letter and resume to Humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca

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Registered Dietitian (RD)

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking an enthusiastic, progressive, self-directed and professional Registered Dietitian with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other health care professionals to manage the needs of clients.

As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Dietitian will deliver nutritional care in accordance with professional practice standards. The Registered Dietitian will deliver a wide range of services including assessment and treatment of individuals, group programs and consultative advice; focusing on chronic disease prevention and management, health promotion and linkages with community resources. Due to the collaborative nature of this position, the Registered Dietitian may be required to attend meetings or conduct business at other offices and external locations.

Education and Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Nutrition (or other undergraduate program approved by the College of Dietitians) and successful completion of a supervised DC Accredited internship or practicum program, Masters Degree in Nutrition considered an asset

• Additional training or credentials (e.g. Certified Diabetes Educator, motivational interviewing) are an asset

• Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, in good standing

• 2-3 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian in a clinical dietitian role or primary health care setting

• Experience in group facilitation and designing, implementing, evaluating programs

• Ability to work as a self-directed health care professional in an interdisciplinary setting

• Aptitude using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

At Rapids Family Health Team we strive to offer an exciting and caring work environment and offer competitive wages with benefits. This is a unionized position; compensation is governed as per the current Collective Agreement.

Rapids Family Health Team is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process. Appropriate accommodations will be made available in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations for equal participation in the application, interview or selection processes, kindly contact Human Resources by phone at 519-339-8949 or by email at humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs.

By submitting your job application you acknowledge and agree that as a condition of employment you will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you may be exempt from this requirement to Human Resources who may then follow up with further information if necessary.

To apply for this position email your cover letter and resume to Humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca

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Psychotherapist

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking an enthusiastic, professional Psychotherapist with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other health care professionals to manage the needs of patients.  This is a mobile position; travel may be required between Rapids Family Health Team sites as well as throughout the community based on client / community needs and business requirements.

Working in partnership with Rapids Family Health Team professionals to perform patient psychosocial assessments, provide short-term or single session counselling, crisis intervention, education/advocacy, facilitating psycho educational groups and case management.  Performing these roles well will reduce unnecessary office visits and visits to after-care clinics or emergency rooms.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Masters of Psychotherapy degree from a recognized University
  • Current membership and in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Healthcare Consent Act, Substitute Decisions Act, other relevant legislation as well as community mental health and addictions resources
  • Experience working as a Psychotherapist working with patients and families providing counselling / psychotherapy
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with a variety of crisis assessment and intervention techniques and support strategies for mental health and/or addictions
  • Experience in a multidisciplinary setting will be considered an asset
  • Teaching and experience facilitating treatment groups
  • Efficient computer skills, working knowledge of electronic medical records

This is an ONA Union position; compensation is governed as per the current Collective Agreement. 

By submitting your job application you acknowledge and agree that as a condition of employment you will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you may be exempt from this requirement to Human Resources who may then follow up with further information if necessary. 

Rapids Family Health Team is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process.  Appropriate accommodations will be made available in all aspects of the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If you require any accommodations for equal participation in the application, interview or selection processes, kindly contact Human Resources by phone at 519-339-8949 or by email at humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs.