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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.

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Medical Office Receptionist

Rapids Family Health Team is seeking an enthusiastic temporary 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 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.

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.
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.

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.

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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.

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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 tdaly@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.