Registered Dietitian – One-Year Contract

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Responsibilities: As a member of the inter-professional team, the Dietitian plans and directs the nutritional care of Centre clients and participates in community health education (groups and individuals) to promote better nutrition. The Dietitian has excellent knowledge in health promotion and in the process of behavioural change. Demonstrates innovative approaches aimed at motivating and engaging clients. The Dietitian provides assessment of client nutritional status and develops individualized nutritional plans, provides nutritional counselling and relevant education. Develops and maintains formal and informal networks within the community and provides consultation and education to the SVCHC team.  Develops, facilitates and supports personal development groups and community initiatives related to nutrition. We provide service across Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry so outreach is a necessary responsibility of this position.

Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree from a recognized university in foods and nutrition with two or more years experience in counseling and community nutrition. Completion of an internship accredited by the Partnership for Dietetics Education and Practice (PDEP). Current registrations with the College of Dietitians of Ontario and professional associations as relevant. Skilled in clinical assessment, motivational interviewing, individual counselling, group development and facilitation and care plan development.  Excellent understanding and appreciation of determinants of health and integrating this into service delivery. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an inter-professional team environment. Proficiency in working in a computerized environment is required and experience working with electronic client record would be considered a strong asset.

Submit applications by December 6th, 2019 to the attention of:
Chris Clapp, Community Health & Wellbeing Manager
Seaway Valley Community Health Centre
353 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON K6J 3R1
clappc@seawayvalleychc.ca

We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contact those invited for an interview. The Centre is committed to employment equity. Should you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Community Health & Wellbeing Manager at 613-930-4892, ext. 153.

Registered Dietitian – Job Description

Nurse Practitioner – Locum

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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Locum Position, Leave Replacement up to 28 weeks
Cornwall and Area

SVCHC is recruiting a Locum Nurse Practitioner for a leave replacement for up to 28 weeks commencing December 2nd, 2019 (or as soon as possible). We offer a competitive salary of $ 66.14 per hour, (which includes 4% in lieu of vacation), plus HOOPP. This position involves working 35 hours week, inclusive of one evening per week, Monday through Friday. Successful candidates must undergo a vulnerable sector screening to the satisfaction of SVCHC.

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides a wide range of primary care services including comprehensive triage, screening, physical assessment, diagnosis and treatment as well as counselling, interpretation of test results, referral and follow-up, health education and preventative care to clients with varied health, social, cultural and economic needs. The NP is responsible for establishing and maintaining strong communication pathways between clients, primary care providers, specialists, our local hospitals and other community resources. The NP encourages individuals to take responsibility for their own health by involving them in risk factor and health problem identification, goal setting and the choices of interventions for disease treatment and prevention and health promotion. The NP is responsible for establishing and maintaining a close work relationship and communication pathways between clients, primary care providers, specialists, our local hospitals and other community resources. The NP must possess the ability to function independently and as a member of an inter-professional team in a culturally sensitive manner.

EDUCATION, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
• Baccalaureate in Nursing from a recognized university.
• Current and valid registration in the Extended Class with the RNEC College of Nurses of Ontario.
• 3-5 years of experience is preferred.
• Previous critical care and emergency nursing experience an asset
• Demonstrate effective time-management skills and strong decision-making skills
• Must possess strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency working in a computerized environment and working with electronic client records
• Previous experience working with culturally diverse and low-income populations.
• Experience and understanding of rural communities and rural health needs.
• Excellent communication skills in English (oral and written) required; French and other languages considered an asset.
• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle required.

Submit applications by November 29th, 2019 to the attention of:
Leanne Clouthier, Manager of Primary Care
Seaway Valley Community Health Centre
353 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON K6J 3R1
clouthierl@seawayvalleychc.ca

We thank all applicants but regret that we can only contact those invited for an interview. The Centre is committed to employment equity. Should you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Primary Care Manager at 613-930-4892, ext. 203.

Nurse Practitioner – Job Description

Federal Candidates Answer Three Questions Regarding Health and Wellbeing

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Seaway Valley Community Health Centre reached out to the five federal candidates in the upcoming federal election (for the City of Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry) to gain a better understanding of their vision and action plan in regards to issues related to the health and wellbeing of local people.

To review the candidates answers, please click the image above.