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.
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.
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.
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP)
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide comprehensive, client-centred 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.
Youth League Supervisor
The Youth League currently offers a wide range of social and recreational activities for children and youth between the ages of 6 & 18. Programs range from afterschool programs focusing on healthy child development to sports and recreation programs.
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 Childcare 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