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Nurse Practitioner

1 position is part-time hours - Access To Care

1 position is full-time hours - Access To Care

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

Job Duties:

  • Perform independent and comprehensive individual patient health or symptom directed assessments in our acute and episodic Access to Care clinics.
  • Identify and provide appropriate treatment and/or referral for patient's physical and psychosocial health care challenges.
  • Formulate and communicate medical diagnoses.
  • Coordinate appropriate diagnostic tests and procedures as per RN(EC) scope of practice.  Determine the need for and order screening and diagnostic laboratory tests and interpret the results.  Determine the need for, and order and interpret reports of X-rays, ECGs and other diagnostic imaging as needed.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, legible and timely patient records using the accepted CNO standards for documentation.
  • Participate in the development, planning and evaluation of treatment, education counselling and health promotion programs and activities.
  • Exercise extreme care and caution in protecting confidential and sensitive information.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program master’s degree or certificate.
  • Current valid registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse Extended Class RN(EC) and evidence of professional liability insurance required.
  • No restrictions on license (ie: can prescribe narcotics according to relevant legislation).
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates required.
  • Recent and relevant clinical nursing experience practicing in a primary care, emergency, acute and episodic clinic or care settings considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated competence within the full scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner in the provision of assessment, care, medications, interventions and documentation of care needs.
  • Effective organizational skills, time management skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills and communication skills (both written and oral) and ability to work effectively with patients, families, and all members of the inter-professional team.

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

Competitive salary, benefits and HOOPP (pension).  This is an ONA Union 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 for 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 considers 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. If you are unable to be vaccinated because 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. Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check.

Job Type: Full-time           Salary Range: $54.39 – $61.71 per hour             Hours: 37.5 per week         Work Location: In person, Sarnia, Ontario

Health Promoter

Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team of health professionals, the Health Promoter develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates the health promotion programs and services for clients and facilitates the integration of a health promotion focus in RFHT activities, operating within the values and principles of the organization. The Health Promoter will be actively involved in proposal writing for funding from various sources including government ministries and private sector grants to support continuous growth and enhance the impact and sustainability of our primary care programs and services.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement a wide range of educational and promotional materials including programs, social media platforms, web based platforms, newsletters, news releases, bulletin boards, signs, pamphlets, audio-visual materials etc.
  • Continuously improve the capability to develop and edit videos, develop and edit audio content, write and produce articles, take photos, and develop basic graphic design assets.
  • Develop and prepare appropriate written and communication materials for Rapids, including reports, educational pamphlets, brochures, posters and social media posts.
  • Develop, coordinate, implement, monitor and evaluate health education/promotion strategies designed to meet the needs of various target groups within the community and in accordance with the principles of health promotion and related competencies.
  • Draws upon a multi-disciplinary base of core concepts, principles, theory and research to understand health issues and inform health promotion action.

 Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University in Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Physiotherapy, Public Health Studies, or related Health Sciences degree with proof that it provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities listed for this position.
  • Current membership and in good standing with appropriate regulatory College.
  • Additional university or college programs specializing in social media, community education, health promotion, adult education, marketing or community engagement an asset.
  • Experience in the development, planning, facilitation, implementation and evaluation of health education programs.
  • Working knowledge of the Healthcare Consent Act, PHIPA requirements and community health resources.
  • Experience working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary setting and with community partner organizations.
  • Experience writing, creating and producing materials across a variety of platforms (electronic, print, social media, video, etc).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the key values and principles underlying health promotion practice, health status of populations, inequalities in health, and the determinants of health.

If you're excited about the prospect of contributing to innovative health promotion efforts and possess the necessary qualifications, we'd love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you're the ideal candidate for this role to humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca by May 22, 2024.

Competitive wages, benefits and HOOPP (pension).  This is an ONA Union 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.  Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position (Rapids FHT will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).  Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check.

Job Type: Full-time           Wages: $29.63 – $33.62 per hour             Hours: 37.5 per week         Work Location: In person, Sarnia, Ontario

Receptionist

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking a medical office receptionist (potential mobile position with travel between RFHT sites). As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Receptionist is the first point of contact for patients and visitors to our offices. This position performs administrative tasks, on a priority basis, that support the daily operations of Rapids Family Health Team.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize, manage time effectively and be flexible in a very active work environment
  • Multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities as needed, while providing superior customer service at all times
  • Problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, and significant use of memory
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be diplomatic, tactful and discrete in working with clients, their family members, coworkers and other allied professionals
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality
  • Previous experience and knowledge with electronic medical records and computer software applications
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as working effectively with all members of the health care team

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Secondary school diploma required, Medical or Office Administration College diploma strongly preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in an administrative support position
  • Previous experience in a health care setting preferred

This is a unionized position; compensation is governed as per the current ONA Collective Agreement.  No telephone inquiries please.                                                        

Competitive wages, benefits and HOOPP (pension).  This is an ONA Union 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.  Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position (Rapids FHT will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).  Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check.

Job Type: Full-time           Wages: up to $21.12 per hour             Hours: 37.5 per week         Work Location: In person, Sarnia, Ontario 

Registered Dietitian

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, pediatric nutrition, motivational interviewing) are an asset
  • Current registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, in good standing
  • 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)

To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume through the job posting on Indeed.ca or email humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca.

This is an ONA Union 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 for 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 considers 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. If you are unable to be vaccinated because 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. Successful applicants are required provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check.

Job Type: Temporary contract, leave of absence coverage, full-time hours           Wage Range: $33.06 – $37.52 per hour           Hours: 37.5 per week             Work Location: In person, Sarnia, Ontario

Occupational Therapist

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

The Occupational Therapist will see patients based on direct referral from the FHT physicians, as well as facilitate groups based on specific populations including but not limited to our Boosting Balance program. Responsibilities will include assessments and intervention related to falls prevention and balance, prescription of assistive devices, cognitive impairment, home safety, functional impairment and system navigation. Due to the collaborative nature of this position, the Occupational Therapist may be required to attend meetings or conduct business at other offices and external locations.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy required

  • Experience as an Occupational Therapist with experience in a primary health care setting preferred

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

  • Demonstrated competence within the full scope of practice of an Occupational Therapist in the provision of assessment, care, interventions, goal setting and documentation of care needs

  • Membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and/or Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists is an asset

  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizer status for ambulation aids (ie: walkers), wheelchairs and power mobility an assest

  • Additional training or credentials in chronic disease management, pain management, seniors focused services and home safety, injury prevention, health promotion activities are considered assets

  • Demonstrated clinical reasoning skills and excellent assessment and therapeutic skills

  • 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)

This is a unionized position; compensation is governed as per the current ONA Collective Agreement.

At Rapids Family Health Team we strive to offer an exciting and caring work environment.

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 us and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs. To apply for this position please forward your resume to humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca.

Job Type:  Full-time             Wage Range: $33.50 – $38.02 per hour          Hours: 37.5 per week              Work Location: In person, Sarnia, Ontario

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 a unionized position; compensation is governed as per the current ONA Collective Agreement.

At Rapids Family Health Team we strive to offer an exciting and caring work environment.

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 us and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs. To apply for this position please forward your resume to humanresources@rapidsfhteam.ca.

Job Type:  Full-time            Wage Range: $33.71 – $38.26 per hour         Hours: 37.5 per week            Work Location: In person, Sarnia, Ontario