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Health Professionals (Various), Northumberland Family Health Team

Cobourg, Ontario
Deadline October 7, 2011

The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) located in Cobourg will include 21 family physicians, and 14 integrated health professionals who are committed to working together collaboratively to provide comprehensive, accessible, coordinated family health care to their rostered patients. We are currently looking for the following professionals to join our dynamic team:

  • 3.0 FTE Nurse Practitioner  
  • 1.0 FTE Social Worker
  • 1.0 FTE Mental Health Worker
  • 1.0 FTE Pharmacist
  • 1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist
  • 1.0 FTE  Respiratory Therapist
  • 1.0 FTE  Chiropodist
  • 0.5 FTE  Health Educator

As part of the team you will play an integral role in the care of the patients of the NFHT. The role will  require a thorough knowledge of primary health care and the ability to function effectively in a team environment with physicians, other interdisciplinary health professionals and administrative staff.

You will be required to work within your full scope of practice in a patient-centred model of care and provide treatment of primary care patients and participate in chronic disease management programs and patient education. The successful candidates will actively participate in the development and delivery of the NFHT programs and will work within the multidisciplinary team to provide new and enhanced services

You are an independent, creative and organized individual with strong oral/written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and computer skills. You may be required to work at more than one NFHT site.

All candidates must be a licensed Health Care Professional in good standing with the applicable
regulatory body. Demonstrated experience in a community and/or primary care setting will be an asset.

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume no later than October 7, 2011 to
Tracy West at twest@nfht.ca.

The Northumberland Family Health Team thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.