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Employment Opportunities

 

Occupational Therapist

Full Time (1 position)

 

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
  • 3-5 years of 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
  • Membership with The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and evidence of liability insurance
  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Experience in developing community linkages and relationships
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Additional training or experience in chronic disease management and geriatrics is considered an asset
  • Membership with The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and evidence of liability insurance
  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Experience in developing community linkages and relationships
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Additional training or experience in chronic disease management and geriatrics is considered an asset
    • 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)

 

Competitive wages with benefits and pension effective upon date of hire.  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.  If this position is of interest to you please send your letter of interest and your resume by March 13, 2020 to:

Tearza Daly, Human Resources Manager

Rapids Family Health Team, 

1150 Pontiac Drive, Sarnia, ON, N7S 3A7

Email: tdaly@rapidsfhteam.ca

 

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 extension 149 or by email at tdaly@rapidsfhteam.ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs.

Clinical Registered Nurse (RN) Manager

Full Time

 

As part of the management team, the Clinical Registered Nurse Manager is responsible for the planning, coordination and delivery of services to patients.  In addition, the Clinical RN is responsible for managing a team of Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Practical Nurses (RPN) and Lab Technicians to ensure quality patient care and supervises clinic activities to ensure that all procedures meet health and safety requirements as well as adhering to RFHT medical directives, policies and procedures.  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.

 

This role is also responsible for the following:

  • Facilitating the development of clinical skills, promoting professional practice, delivering in-service education, supporting and initiating safety and quality improvement activities, coaching and mentoring staff, orienting staff and recommending revisions for medical directives, policies and standards of care
  • Practicing in accordance with the standards of the profession, and for keeping current and competent throughout their nursing career (College of Nurses of Ontario, 2009)
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education & Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or College Diploma – Registered Nursing Program required
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), in good standing, as a Registered Nurse required.  RNAO membership considered an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a RN in a clinical setting including at least 2 years of experience in a healthcare leadership / management capacity
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Sound knowledge of the Ontario health care system and working knowledge of community resources, roles of health care professionals, direct care and case management models
  • Demonstrated competence within the full scope of practice of a Registered Nurse in the provision of assessment, care, medications, interventions and documentation of care needs
  • Solid knowledge of health care related legislation, standards and practices
  • Demonstrated effective communication and conflict resolution skills with patients, staff and visitors

 

Please forward letter of interest by January 30, 2020 to:

 

Tearza Daly

Rapids Family Health Team

1150 Pontiac Drive, Suite 4, Sarnia, ON N7S 3A7

Email: tdaly@rapidsfhteam. ca

 

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 tdaly@rapidsfhteam. ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your individual accessibility needs.