Our Team

Primary Health Care

Nurse Practitioners (NP)

NPs are registered nurses with advanced training and experience, which enables them to see clients independently, order routine blood work, and prescribe from a list of approved medications. NPs consult with Physicians when clients’ needs are beyond their scope of practice.

Physicians (Family Doctors)

Physicians treat acute illness, provide ongoing 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. Their main focus is on health promotion and education as well as linking clients with appropriate services. Our RN offers special diabetes clinics, for example, to help people manage their illnesses.

Registered Practical Nurses (RPN)

RPNs measure and record clients’ vital signs such as weight, height, pulse, blood pressure, and respiration. They provide ear syringing and foot care, draw blood in our onsite lab, process lab specimens, perform EKGs and assist in some medical procedures. They also administer immunizations and injections, sterilize medical equipment, order medical and laboratory supplies, and assist in keeping the exam rooms stocked and the clinic area in a clean state.

Allied Health Care

Community Health Worker (CHW)

CHWs conduct extensive outreach to isolated individuals and families and advocate for clients who face barriers to accessing health care services. CHW also provides information, resources, and referrals,

Mental Health & Addictions Counsellors

Mental health and addiction counsellors work with individuals, families, and groups to address and treat mental and emotional disorders and to promote good mental health. They are educated to help people with a variety of problems including; depression, anxiety, substance abuse, stress, and grief. They also help with career concerns and issues related to parenting, relationships, or marriage. Referrals to community resources are made as required.

Registered Dietitian

A registered dietitian (RD) is an expert 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, as an integral part of the health care team, collaborate to help you with chronic disease prevention, managing various medical conditions with a special diet, controlling your weight, feeding your family, connecting you with local resources, and any other food-related concerns you may have.


A physiotherapist is a healthcare professional dedicated to enhancing and restoring mobility. Physiotherapists have the education, applied knowledge, and treatment techniques to help clients improve and maintain physical mobility and independence, manage and reduce pain, physical limitations or disabilities that may limit activities, and improve overall fitness, health, and well-being.

Traditional Healing Coordinator

The Traditional Healing Coordinator oversees the Traditional Healing program at Chigamik including one-on-one appointments with Traditional Healers, and the creation of Indigenous cultural programs. Through culture and Traditional Healing methods, the Traditional Healing program strives to help individuals achieve balance, harmony, and good health.

French Language Services Navigator

The French Language Services (FLS) Navigator facilitates and coordinates access to French healthcare services, addresses clients’ cultural and linguistic needs, and networks with French language service providers and organizational partners. The Navigator supports the strategic goals and initiatives of Chigamik and partner organizations to develop culturally and linguistically inclusive care for our Francophone and French-speaking communities.

Telemedicine Coordinator

The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Coordinator provides patient/client care via telemedicine, supports the patient/client during the virtual visit by conducting patient examinations using tele-diagnostic equipment, works with the patient/client and their virtual multidisciplinary teams to plan and support appropriate follow-up care, and maintains clinical competence in caring for the patient/client across a broad spectrum of care.

Administration & Management

Executive Director

The Executive Director 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.

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Clinical Manager

The Clinical Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Primary Care Team. The Clinical Manager conducts and/or facilitates the planning, development, and implementation of services and program activities.

Office Manager

The Office Manager develops and implements administrative protocols and procedures, supports human resources administration as well as provides administrative support to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Community Health Manager

The Community Health Manager oversees the day-day operations of the Allied Health Team and works to promote health and prevent illness through the planning, coordination, delivery, and evaluation of Chigamik’s programs. The Community Health Manager conducts needs analyses, and community consultations, oversees the development of program planning, and supports the team in strategic direction.

Decision Support Analyst (DSA)

The DSA provides data support and data management functions. This includes the acquisition, verification, retrieval, analysis, interpretation, and distribution of data to maintain a thorough understanding of the CHC Model of Health and Well-being, the data model, and the CHC evaluation framework including the data relationships, within the CHC and the CHC sector.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant provides a wide range of administrative and general office support to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization.

Medical Office Administrators

The Medical Office Administrators are responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the CHC office, particularly the clinic. The Medical Office Administrators work within a multi-disciplinary team to provide a variety of administrative and logistical support.

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