Join the Regional Outpatient Geriatric Medicine Service Team!
Opportunities available in Timmins, Kapuskasing, Parry Sound and Sudbury locations
Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking innovative individuals for various permanent and temporary full-time OPEN Affiliation position to provide specialized assessment, treatment, and intervention for older adults with multiple complex health needs and provide resources for professionals and caregivers. The successful candidates will teach patients to optimize functional independence and physical performance promoting optimal mobility, physical activity and overall health and wellness. You will manage outreach clinics; support partners in care and provide education and capacity building for health care providers regarding geriatrics.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a four (4) year Bachelor’s degree in health related field (e.g. Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)) from an accredited university and current Certificate of Registration in good standing with a regulatory college (e.g. CPO, College of Nurses, College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, College of Occupational Therapist). Successful completion of the Geriatric Assessor training course, Core Indigenous Cultural Competency Training Program, and the P.I.E.C.E.S. Training program are required. We are looking for someone with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working within HSN’s Specialized Geriatric Services and completing assessment and treatment guided by the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.
Candidates that possess Certification as an Assistive Devices Program (ADP) authorizer are preferred.
If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment and are looking for a rewarding career opportunity, you are encouraged to view the full job description on the HSN Careers Website.
We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.
We also offer Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)! All employees are eligible to join immediately upon hire. HOOPP is a defined benefit pension plan, and one of the leading pension plans in Canada. HOOPP is a multi-employer pension plan, meaning it can be transferred between many organizations in the province. HOOPP is currently offered in over 600 organizations in Ontario. For every dollar an employee contributes to HOOPP, the employer (HSN) contributes $1.26, meaning the plan is 55% funded by the employer, and 45% funded by the employee.
We also provide support through our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), which is available for all HSN staff and family members regardless of status, position, affiliation, etc.
REHABILITATION PROFESSIONALS INCENTIVE GRANT
The incentive grant program offers taxable incentive grants of up to $5,000 per eligible year, to a maximum of $15,000 paid over a three-year period to audiologists, chiropodists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech language pathologists who establish their practice in Northern Ontario and accept full-time positions which are fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and which are approved by the Northern Health Programs (NHP). In order to be eligible for this incentive grant, the NHP must approve the application before the applicant establishes his/her practice. More information regarding this grant can be found here.
HSN is a proud participant in the Rural Northern Immigration Pilot. This program is designed to spread the benefits of economic immigration to smaller communities by creating a path to permanent residence for skilled foreign workers who want to work and live in one of the participating communities. More information regarding this program can be found here.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to the requisition of interest on the HSN Careers Website at https://careers.hsnsudbury.ca/. These opportunities will remain posted until filled.