Position: Chiropodist (P-T, 12 Month Contract)
Deadline: December 3, 2021
Posted: October 19, 2021
Job Description / Duties
Performs assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling for diseases, disorders and dysfunctions of the foot and other clinical foot care activities according to the College of Chiropodists of Ontario
• Provides patient care including: treating acute/chronic infections and ulcers, taking culture samples, performing soft tissue surgery, and administration of a local anesthetic
• Ensures chiropody areas, resources, materials and equipment are maintained
• Provides foot health education to both patients and allied health professionals, and interested community groups or associations
• Arranges, wherever practically possible, home foot care for patients unable to attend for
• Where appropriate, develops partnerships and alliances to optimize health care service provision
and address needs of the community
• Maintains complete and accurate client records, assessment notes and required correspondence
Qualifications / Required Skills
• Undergraduate degree/diploma in chiropody from a COCOO-approved post-secondary program is required. Must hold a general certificate of registration with the College of Chiropodists of
• Must have the ability to work to the full scope of practice for a Chiropodist in Ontario
• Certification in Local Anesthesia, Soft Tissue Surgery, Injections, Pharmacology is preferred.
• Candidates with previous experience in primary care or community health setting are preferred
• Familiarity and understanding of Population Health and Equity in Health Care including an
understanding of Anti-Racism and appreciation of Anti-Racism in the Ontario and Canadian
context, and in particular Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Indigenous Racism
• Additional training and/or experience in an area relevant to the services provided by the
organization for example: experience providing care to seniors, individuals with diabetes,
individuals with complex health and/or mental health issues
• Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community health care
• Demonstrated ability to work in an inter-professional team environment
• Proficiency in the use of computers, Microsoft Office applications and electronic health records
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict management and time
• Ability to speak a second language relevant to catchment area populations (Spanish,
Portuguese, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian, Arabic, Tigrinya) is an asset.
17.5 hours per week, within the centre's open hours: Mon – Thurs: 8 am8 pm; Fri 8 am – 5 pm.
Four Villages is a HOOPP employer
Interested candidates should e-mail a resume and cover letter indicating the position title to:
Hiring Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all the applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be
The Four Villages Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages
resumes from people who are reflective of the diverse communities we serve. Reasonable
accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as per resources available to us. If
you require any accommodation, please advise Human Resources.
Please note Four Villages is a scent-free environment.
Salary: Salary range from $30,340.00 to $36,554.50 per annum at 0.50 FTE, plus 6% in lieu of benefits and 4% in lieu of vacation or paid vacation entitlement.
The Four Villages Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from people who are reflective of the diverse communities we serve.
Are you looking to work where your excellence will shine, professional standards are highly valued, and quality of care is respected? Do you want to practice in a setting where your voice helps shape how health care is provided; where you work at the centre, in the community and in collaboration with other health care services in West Toronto?
The Four Villages Community Health Centre provides primary health care to the communities in West Toronto in the context of the broader social determinants of health. Our primary care, clinical services and a wide range of health promotion programs are available to all residents with a focus on seniors, families with young children, youth and newcomers. Four Villages has two locations in the west end of Toronto. It is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and is a member of the West Toronto Ontario Health Team.
We are currently seeking an experienced Chiropodist to join our inter-professional team. This is a unionized position.