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Registered Dietitian

Temporary 1 year contract (1 position)

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)

 

Competitive wages with benefits.  This is a unionized position; compensation is governed as per the current Collective Agreement. 

Please forward cover letter and resume by July 22, 2020 to:

Attention: Tearza Daly, Human Resources

Rapids Family Health Team, 

1150 Pontiac Drive Sarnia, ON, N7S 3A7

Email: tdaly@rapidsfhteam. ca

Occupational Therapist

Temporary Contract (One 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 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
  • 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 July 15, 2020 to:

Human Resources

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