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29 Bayswater Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2E5View Location Map
Registered Reflexologist (part-time)
The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC) has been established to serve as a model interdisciplinary healthcare and research centre providing whole-person complementary and integrative care to people with cancer, cancer survivors, and those seeking primary and secondary cancer prevention. The OICC is formally part of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM). As a stand-alone centre operating in Ottawa, the OICC provides a work environment characterized by a small team working to provide excellent support to medical practitioners and patients. Excellence in customer service and fostering a healing environment in this setting is critical to the delivery of good care.
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced part-time registered reflexologist to serve as an integral member of the OICC. Working with the OICC health-care team, the person will support the OICC's patient base by participating in the care and enhancing the quality of life of patients living with or looking to prevent primary cancer or its recurrence. The successful candidate will assess the status of patients and carry out individually designed treatment programs in coordination with the interdisciplinary team to achieve the patient’s goals through reflexology.
Other responsibilities include documenting all aspects of the therapeutic processes in the patient’s medical record, discussing treatment progress with members of the interdisciplinary team, providing feedback to external practitioners in the form of progress notes, and educating the patient and family members to reinforce treatment programs. This role will also involve the identification of potential patients for clinical trials and coordinate with the research coordinator to consent the patient. As a member of the integrated health professional team, the person will participate in team building and work collaboratively through team meetings, quality education, inter-referrals, shared medical records etc.
- Must be certified and a member in good standing with a recognized reflexology association
- Reflexology certificate
- Minimum one (1) year of related cancer care experience preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills to deal with patient, their families, other health care team members and the community. Ability to work in a team environment with other allied health-care professionals
- Experience working with electronic medical records is preferred
- Ability to exercise professional judgement in a highly confidential environment
- Bilingual in French, is an asset
- Flexibility to meet the operational needs of the clinic, which may include early or late starts
Deadline for application is July 10, 2018.
The clinic is located at 29 Bayswater Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario
To Apply: Submit your resume with a covering letter to:
Human Resources Department
On the covering letter, please indicate the title of the position that you are applying for, and where you saw this job advertisement.
We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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“For far too long, disciplines have worked in isolation without communication and our patients have often felt caught between differing therapeutic philosophies, often to their detriment. This is a wonderful initiative. An integrative program will help provide a much needed bridge.”
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