As a client of South East Grey CHC, your circle of care is created with the following teams of professionals:
Primary Health Care
Nurse Practitioners (NP) – A NP is a registered nurse with advanced university education who provides personalized, quality health care to patients.
A nurse practitioner RN (EC) has certification and the special skills needed to:
- Provide holistic health care
- Diagnose and treat common illnesses/injuries
- Diagnose, monitor and treat chronic illnesses
- Prescribe medications other than controlled substances
- Order labs, x-rays and recommend other diagnostic investigations
- Assure adequate access when necessary to Physician, Specialist Care, and allied health care
Physicians (Family Doctors) – Physicians treat acute illness, provide on-going support and monitoring for chronic conditions and provide health education.
Registered Nurses (RN) – RNs provide health assessments, treatments, support to people living with chronic illnesses and whole person care. They provide education and support to patients and families in a holistic manner.
Registered Practical Nurses (RPN) – Provide holistic care, monitoring, and support for patients in clinic and at times in their homes. They also provide support for physicians, NPs, and others in the clinic setting. They provide heath teaching, patient orientation and are involved with assuring our commitments/mandates to patients and their families for health and wellness are met.
Allied Health Care
Community Developer (CD) – CDs perform activities with community members to identify community issues and develop, implement, monitor and evaluate strategies and programs to meet community needs. Our CD also acts as a resource to and advocate for individuals, groups and the community at large.
Health Promoters (HP) – HPs facilitate educational workshops, groups, and information sessions. They work closely with community partners to address our clients’ and communities’ needs.
Social Workers - Social workers provide confidential counselling and advocacy to promote emotional wellbeing that build on a person’s existing strengths. We provide support for life transitions, depression, anxiety, grief, relationship problems, financial problems, issues of abuse, and other life challenges. In additions we provide support in accessing resources and in filling out paperwork/forms.
Registered Dietitians (RD) – RDs are experts in nutrition, food and healthy eating. Through counselling, programs/workshops and community initiatives, their role is to promote health by improving people’s knowledge and understanding of nutrition. RDs collaborate to help you with chronic disease prevention, managing various medical conditions with a special diet, controlling your weight, connecting you with local resources and any other food related concerns you may have.
Physiotherapist – Our Physiotherapist will work with you to identify your primary areas of concern and implement strategies to help alleviate some of the symptoms associated with your injury, illness or disability. A strong emphasis will be placed on active client participation in the treatment program including performing home exercises as prescribed. Our Physiotherapist also works closely with other members of the health care team in the area of health promotion, injury and illness prevention. There is a waitlist for services. Priority is based upon condition. Individuals seeking access to physiotherapy services at the South East Grey Community Health Centre require a referral from their primary health care provider.
Administration & Management
Chief Executive Officer – The Chief Executive Officer administers all aspects of the CHC and ensures the delivery of health services by interpreting and implementing Board policies and programs and by fostering a multidisciplinary team approach.
Finance Manager – The Finance Manager develops implements and monitors the Centre’s financial and human resources management systems. The Finance Manager oversees the administrative information management systems including the infrastructure and related policies and procedures.
Clinical Supervisor – the Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Primary Care and Allied Health Team. The Clinical Supervisor conducts and/or facilitates the planning, development and implementation of services and program activities.
Medical Administration Supervisor – The Medical Administration Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinic, satellite offices and scheduling of the staff. The Medical Administration Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Administration team and for providing support to the Clinical Supervisor, Office Administrator and Executive Director and assisting in the development, planning and organization and operation of services.
Office Administrator – The Office Administrator develops and implements administrative protocols and procedures, supports human resources and finance administration as well as provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
Medical Office Administration – Medical Office Administrators are responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the CHC office including the planning, administration, organization and operation of services.