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Health Outreach Worker, Health Services---Communicable Diseases, Peel Region

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 29, 2011


As an integral member of the Tuberculosis team, you will be involved in supporting individuals and families affected by tuberculosis, including the delivery of Directly Observed Therapy (DOT).  You will visit clients to deliver medication and to observe medication ingestion, assess for side effects, promote adherence to TB treatment and help the client understand TB.  DOT activities also include identifying social, cultural and economic barriers that may prevent clients from completing the treatment plan and facilitating referrals to appropriate community resources.

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