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Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre

The Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre is a non-profit community governed organization that provides comprehensive primary medical care for our enrolled clients. Our health promotion strategies utilize multidisciplinary teams of health providers and are available to clients as well as everyone in the community.

The centre’s two sites work in collaboration with the Southwest and Erie-St. Clair Local Health Integration Networks along with various agencies and services within the counties of Lambton and Huron. Our ongoing partnership with South Huron Hospital Association enables us to seek out and provide the best care for our clients/patients along with programming for the surrounding communities.

Areas We Serve

Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre has two facilities.

• Grand Bend
• Hensall
The geographic area served by the Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre lies at the junction of the Counties of Huron, Lambton, and Middlesex, and consists of parts of the new municipalities of Bluewater, Lambton Shores, and South Huron. It is bounded by the Ausable Cut on the south, the Village of Crediton on the east, Highway 84 on the north, and Lake Huron to the west.
The Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre provides primary health care services to the individuals who reside or do business in

• Grand Bend (N0M 1T0)
• Hensall (N0M 1X0)

and to individuals in other communities who have previously established relationships with the Centre’s medical staff or have no other access to primary medical services. Such as

• Crediton (N0M 1M0)
• Dashwood (N0M 1N0)
• Kippen (N0M 2E0)
• Port Franks (N0M 2L0)

The GBACHC coordinates its health promotion activities with other community agencies, especially the North Lambton Community Health Centre for services in Port Franks and the southern portion of the area.

Position:  Temporary Physiotherapist

Region:  Sarnia – Lambton

Description:  Position Summary:
To assist in the delivery of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at the GBACHC including but not limited to, ensuring, a safe fitness environment, and being an integral part of a team to contribute to achieving the department’s goals and objectives. To lead and facilitate exercise programs and individual exercise plans with patient To work alongside the various departments, and help provide optimal fitness classes and training; ensuring that the organization operates in a safe, efficient and effective manner. To collaborate with other physiotherapists to manage patients within the physiotherapy department and assist with patient goals attainment.
This position reports to the Integrated Primary Care and Chronic Disease Manager for day to day operations.

1. Must be registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
2. First Aid and CPR certification- Basic Life Support level “C” and AED
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills 4
4. Recent experience in a cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation environment is considered an asset, including evaluating and interpreting clinical data, conducting exercise session, responding to complications, modifying exercise for cardio-pulmonary limitations, prescribing aerobic and strength exercise, and based on the exercise stress test establish exercise prescriptions including target heart rates.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  To Be Negotiated

Deadline for Application:  Monday, March 19, 2018

How to Apply:  Interested applicants may forward a resume and covering letter in confidence to:

Kim Killens CHRP, CHRL
69 Main St East
Grand Bend, ON
N0M 1T0
No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location:  Grand Bend

Profession Type:  Physiotherapists

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