OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Temporary Full-Time

Maternity Leave Contract

Starting June 2018

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking an Occupational Therapist to work in a collaborative interprofessional team in Cobourg.  The successful candidate will provide occupational therapy services to a wide variety of patients within the NFHT with a particular focus on geriatrics through our Seniors Assessment and Primary Care Memory Clinic programs. The successful candidate will be well organized with excellent clinical/critical thinking skills and able to work both independently and within a team environment. This position comes with paid vacation and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, chiropodist and respiratory therapist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) and professional liability insurance
  • Previous experience in a primary care setting and/or geriatrics/dementia/comprehensive geriatric assessment is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Basic CPR certification
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.
  • Excellent oral, written skills and report writing in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and electronic medical record systems

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

RPN – FOOTCARE PROGRAM

Temporary Part Time (Tues/Thurs)

Maternity Leave Contract

Starting July 2018

An exciting opportunity is available for a Temporary Part Time (2 days per week) Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to join our Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) Footcare Program in July 2018. Together with the Chiropodist, the program focuses on providing foot care to those requiring assistance with maintenance of overall foot health, prevention of complications such as diabetic ulcers, infections, osteomyelitis and amputations, and treatment of pathological conditions.

This position comes with paid vacation and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, chiropodist and respiratory therapist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skill and Experience

  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Practical Nurse and professional liability insurance
  • Advanced Foot Care Certificate
  • Recent experience as a practicing foot care nurse (preference to those with diabetes foot care experience)
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License, access to a reliable vehicle and willingness to travel
  • Experience with clinical electronic medical record/scheduler an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in an interprofessional environment

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

RPN – Footcare Program

 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Permanent .6 to 1.0 FTE (TBD)

An exciting opportunity is available for a Permanent Registered Dietitian to work 3-5 days per week as part of the Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT). Currently, the schedule is under review, so applicants with interest in either part time or full time hours are welcome to apply.

As a key member of the Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) and an integral part of an inter-professional health care team, the Registered Dietitian will provide medical nutritional therapy that includes assessment, intervention, monitoring and evaluation of individualized nutritional care plans for patients. Service is provided to both individuals and groups and as part of interprofessional programs such as “Healthy You” and “Vascular Health”.

This position comes with paid vacation and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, chiropodist and respiratory therapist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skill and Experience

  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nutrition or equivalent, required
  • Completion of an accredited dietetic internship, required
  • Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, required
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) designation, preferred
  • Experience in clinical nutrition within a primary care setting an asset
  • Knowledge of chronic disease self-management principles
  • Experience in program development, facilitation and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in an interprofessional environment

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

Clinical Dietitian 

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