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Equity Principles of Carea CHC
 

Within our Diversity and Inclusion objectives, Carea CHC is committed to:

  • The principles of performance and capability as the key criteria for hiring and promotion. Regardless of any of the prohibited grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code, individuals need to be given the opportunity to be considered for and/or make the best use of their talents.
  • The principle of fair representation of diverse groups at all levels of the organization.
  • A program to ensure diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • The achievement of reasonable job accommodation in order that individuals are able to contribute fully to their own and our goals.
  • Ensuring our Values, policies and practices reflect these principles.
  • Respectful and fair treatment for all individuals as outlined in our Respect in the Workplace Policy and related policies and procedures that ensure safety and wellness to all stakeholders.

Primary Care Providers!  Check out what Dr. Chitha has to say about working at Carea! 

 
  • Mental Health Nurse Health Navigator

    The Mental Health Nurse Health Navigator (“Navigator”) position offers an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse (RN) to participate in the design and implementation of a much-needed addition to Carea Community Health Centre’s interprofessional team of health care providers.  The Navigator will focus on clients of all-ages who are in the Durham West (DW) Sub-Region the CE-LHIN (i.e., Ajax and Pickering).

  • Social Worker, Diabetes Education Program Team

    Working as a member of the Diabetes Team, the Social Worker will provide a range of interventions to assist people living with Diabetes to cope with their chronic illness, social difficulties and side effects of treatment. This will include counselling, psycho-social assessments, consultation, education and advocacy functions for clients and families/supports, as well as educational services for staff and/or volunteers, as required. The Social Worker will provide counselling services where the focus is on the provision of information, advice-giving, encouragement and instruction […] (Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council [HPRAC], 2006, 208). The Social Worker may also refer clients who are needing primary care to Carea’s Medical Services Team (MST) or for psychotherapy to Carea’s Counselling Services Team (CST).

  • Registered Nurse for Young Parent Support (YPS) Program

    As a collaborative member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Young Parent Support Nurse assists with the overall development and implementation of the Young Parent Support programs and services, jointly facilitates weekly Food 4 Thought initiative, and provides individual services to clients as required, operating within the values and objectives of the Agency.

  • Therapist

    Working as a member of an inter-professional team of health professionals, the Therapist provides psychotherapy/counselling to individuals, families, couples and groups in order to assist people to achieve optimal psychosocial functioning. The Therapist practices the principles of client-centered, evidence-based and evidence-informed care within the context of a collaborative, inter-professional team approach. The Therapist will be an effective, collaborative member of the Agency’s Clinical Services, Primary Care inter-professional team structure. The Therapist will provide therapy/counselling services to members of our community which include people who are marginalised and at-risk with respect to the social determinants of health. Additionally, the Therapist will collaborate with community partners and other health professionals across the region. The Therapist will demonstrate leadership skills to champion and support goals that align with and achieve Carea CHC’s Strategy, Vision, Mission and Values, internally and externally.

  • Family Physician – Primary Care

    The Physician will provide comprehensive primary health care that emphasizes accessibility, health promotion, illness- prevention and continuity-of-care for clients with complex physical and mental health needs. The Physician recognizes that the primary factors that shape the health of our clients are not medical treatments or lifestyle choices but rather the living conditions that our clients experience – the social determinants of health.
    In addition to alignment with the principles and guidelines of practice and duties of physicians under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) and the College of Family Physicians of Ontario (CFPO), the Physician will also be an effective, collaborative member of the Carea CHC’s collaborative, inter-professional team structure, providing clinical services to marginalised and at-risk members of the communities Carea serves. The Physician will demonstrate leadership skills to champion and support goals that align with and achieve Carea CHC’s Strategy, Vision, Mission and Values, internally and externally.

  • Hepatitis C Outreach Worker

    Working as a member of the HCV Team, the Outreach Worker will provide low threshold outreach to marginalized community members living with/at risk of acquiring hepatitis C. This position will coordinate, design and deliver education and training sessions, provide support services and promote referrals to testing and treatment.
    Additionally, the Outreach Worker will collaborate within an interdisciplinary team of health professionals across the community network that influence the health environment targeted to youth clients, as well as within the Agency’s team structure, in support of goals that align with and achieve the Agency’s strategy, Mission, Vision and Values.

  • Therapist

    Working as a member of an inter-professional team of health professionals, the Therapist provides psychotherapy/counselling to individuals, families, couples and groups in order to assist people to achieve optimal psychosocial functioning. The Therapist practices the principles of client-centered, evidence-based and evidence-informed care within the context of a collaborative, inter-professional team approach. The Therapist will be an effective, collaborative member of the Agency’s Clinical Services, Primary Care inter-professional team structure. The Therapist will provide therapy/counselling services to members of our community which include people who are marginalised and at-risk with respect to the social determinants of health. Additionally, the Therapist will collaborate with community partners and other health professionals across the region. The Therapist will demonstrate leadership skills to champion and support goals that align with and achieve Carea CHC’s Strategy, Vision, Mission and Values, internally and externally.

  • Therapist – Interprofessional Primary Care Team

    Working as a member of an inter-professional care team at Carea, the Therapist provides psychotherapy/counselling to individuals, families, and caregivers in order to help them achieve optimal psychosocial functioning, while taking into consideration individual contexts of marginalization and social determinants of health. The IPC Team Therapist will be an effective, collaborative member of the Inter-professional Primary Care (IPC) team structure, working together with internal team members as well as in partnership with service providers and professionals within the community and region. The Therapist will demonstrate leadership skills to champion and support goals aligned with Carea CHC’s Strategy, Vision, Mission and Values.

  • Early Childhood Development Assistant

    Working as a member of the Early Childhood Development team within the Health Promotion & Community Development Services (HPCDS) department, this role works as part of a self-directed team that promotes and assists in the development and implementation of health and wellness programs for Carea clients, particularly within our Early Years Programs and Child-minding Services. Additionally, this role works in partnership with community organizations and services partners/providers, as well as community groups and individuals to achieve program deliverables. This role supports the Early Childhood Development Worker and will collaborate within an inter-professional team of health professionals across the community network that influences the health environment targeted to clients ages 0 – 6 years, as well as within the Agency’s team structure, in support of goals that align with and achieve delivery of these programs to the community.

  • Therapist - Children and Youth Mental Health Team, LGBTQ2+ Specialization

    This role is geared to contribute to the expansion of mental health services for youth and young adults who identify as LGBTQ2+. Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team of health professionals, the Therapist provides psychotherapy to individuals and groups in order to assist people to achieve optimal psychosocial functioning. The Therapist practices the principles of client-centered care within the context of a self-directed and interdisciplinary team approach. Additionally, the Therapist will collaborate with community partners and other health professionals across the region. The Therapist will be an effective member of the Agency’s team structure, in support of goals that align with and achieve the Agency’s strategy, Mission, Vision and Values. The collaborative practice of this position includes accepting referrals from, consulting with, or referring to other health care providers in order to promote comprehensive and continuous care in both primary and acute care specialty practice.

  • Manager, Clinical Services

    The Manager of Clinical Services is an integral part of the holistic model of care that Carea provides to our clients. The Manager of Clinical Services is responsible for overall clinical leadership and operational management within the Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management portfolios at Carea. The Clinical Manager is responsible to provide guidance, oversight, and assessment of individual and team performance. In collaboration with staff and management team members, the Manager develop, evaluates, and sustains programs, policies, and procedures to ensure effective, high quality care, meaningful staff engagement, and to promote a positive client experience. The Manager of Clinical Services also participates in fiscal planning and budget administration.

  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP)

    The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide comprehensive, client-centered primary health care that emphasizes accessibility, health promotion, illness- prevention and continuity-of-care for clients – individuals, couples, families – who sometimes experience complex physical and mental health needs. The NP recognizes that the primary factors that shape the health of our clients are not medical treatments or lifestyle choices but rather the living conditions that our clients experience – the social determinants of health. The NP will practice to their full-scope as set-out in College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) guidelines and defined as: The practice of nursing is the promotion of health and the assessment of, the provision of care for and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventive, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means in order to attain or maintain optimal function (Nursing Act, 1991).
    The NP will be an effective, collaborative member of the Carea CHC’s inter-professional team that includes Family Physicians, Registered Nurses (RN) and Therapists (including Registered Social Workers (RSWs) and Registered Psychotherapists (RPs)) who are providing clinical services to marginalized and at-risk members of our community – particularly those clients who are experiencing poverty and discrimination. The NP will demonstrate advocacy and leadership skills to champion and support goals that align with and achieve Carea CHC’s Strategy, Vision, Mission and Values, internally and externally, in the context of safe and ethical NP practice.

  • Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP)

    The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide comprehensive, client-centered primary health care that emphasizes accessibility, health promotion, illness- prevention and continuity-of-care for clients – individuals, couples, families – who sometimes experience complex physical and mental health needs. The NP recognizes that the primary factors that shape the health of our clients are not medical treatments or lifestyle choices but rather the living conditions that our clients experience – the social determinants of health. The NP will practice to their full-scope as set-out in College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) guidelines and defined as: The practice of nursing is the promotion of health and the assessment of, the provision of care for and the treatment of health conditions by supportive, preventive, therapeutic, palliative and rehabilitative means in order to attain or maintain optimal function (Nursing Act, 1991).
    The NP will be an effective, collaborative member of the Carea CHC’s inter-professional team that includes Family Physicians, Registered Nurses (RN) and Therapists (including Registered Social Workers (RSWs) and Registered Psychotherapists (RPs)) who are providing clinical services to marginalized and at-risk members of our community – particularly those clients who are experiencing poverty and discrimination. The NP will demonstrate advocacy and leadership skills to champion and support goals that align with and achieve Carea CHC’s Strategy, Vision, Mission and Values, internally and externally, in the context of safe and ethical NP practice.

  • Payroll & Accounting Analyst

    Working as a member of the Corporate Services team, in the Finance department, and reporting to the Finance Manager, this role provides financial administration support for the Agency’s overall operations. The Payroll & Accounting Analyst follows GAAP principles and internal client-centered care within the context of a self-directed and interdisciplinary team approach.

  • Hepatitis C Outreach Worker

    Working as a member of the HCV Team, the Outreach Worker will provide low threshold outreach to marginalized community members living with/at risk of acquiring hepatitis C. This position will coordinate, design and deliver education and training sessions, provide support services and promote referrals to testing and treatment.
    Additionally, the Outreach Worker will collaborate within an interdisciplinary team of health professionals across the community network that influence the health environment targeted to youth clients, as well as within the Agency’s team structure, in support of goals that align with and achieve the Agency’s strategy, Mission, Vision and Values.

  • Medical Secretary

    The Medical Secretary will be a welcoming, effective, collaborative member of the Agency’s Clinical Services, Primary Care inter-professional team. The Medical Secretary works within the Administrative Support Team (AST) to support our primary care service providers. These include the Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians and Dietitians on our Medical Services Team (MST) and the Therapists (Registered Social Workers and Registered Psychotherapists) on our Counselling Services Team (CST). The Medical Secretary will be the first point-of-contact for clients in our community which often includes people who are marginalised and at-risk with respect to the social determinants of health.

  • Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) Clinician

    Within Carea’s Clinical Services portfolio, the BSO Clinician is part of the Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Community Team, with strong links back to Behavioural Supports Ontario. The BSO Clinician will be engaged in the care of clients referred to the GAIN Community Team, who are primarily individuals living with aging and frailty who have been identified through direct referrals from community family physicians or through indirect referrals from Emergency department(s) in the Durham Region. The BSO Clinician is responsible for conducting client assessments both in the GAIN clinic and within clients’ homes, providing direct support and expertise to clients and caregivers experiencing responsive behaviours related to dementia, mental illness, addictions, or neurological disorders.
    The BSO Clinician will be an effective, collaborative member of Carea’s inter-professional team that includes Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners (NP), Registered Nurses (RNs) and Therapists, Social Workers, Registered Dieticians, Personal Support Workers, Occupational Therapists and Pharmacists, who are providing clinical services to marginalized and at-risk geriatric members of our community, in the context of safe and ethical nursing practice. The collaborative practice of this position includes accepting referrals from, consulting with, or referring to other health care providers in order to promote comprehensive and continuous care.

  • Harm Reduction Outreach Worker

    As a part of the Ontario response to the opioid crisis, this position was developed to provide connections to addictions care and support for clients in the Durham Region who have recently experienced opioid overdose and/or are at high risk for opioid overdose. Working as a member of the Hep C team, the Outreach Worker will provide low threshold outreach to the program/service’s target client population, which may be at-risk, marginalized and/or vulnerable sector community members. This position will coordinate, design and deliver health promotion, harm reduction, education and training sessions, provide support services and promote referrals to health care support services and treatment. The Outreach Worker will collaborate within an inter-professional team of health professionals across the community network that influence the health environment targeted to clients, as well as within the Agency’s team structure, in support of goals that align with and achieve the Agency’s strategy, Mission, Vision and Values.
    Services Include:
    • Navigation to appropriate services
    • Support in accessing Naloxone therapy
    • Overdoes prevention education