Providence Healthcare N16-86 - PHYSIOTHERAPIST - Temporary Full Time - Geriatric and Medical Rehab (B4) in Toronto, Ontario

Competition #: N16-86

Job Type: Temporary Full Time (1.0FTE) - Days, may include weekends

Department: Geriatric and Medical Rehab (B4)

Closing Date: Position remains open until filled

DURATION: Temporary for approximately six (6) months.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physiotherapist will assess the musculoskeletal/respiratory/neurological status of patients and treat appropriately through physiotherapy. All duties are performed in accordance with the Mission & Values of Providence Healthcare.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess each patient's level of function and identify problem areas;

  • Establish treatment goals based on assessment findings and then plan and initiate a treatment program that is continually monitored;

  • Document initial assessment findings and at regular intervals reassessments and progress notes in patient's medical records according to the Charting Policies and Procedures of the discipline and program;

  • Be an active and consulting member of the Interdisciplinary team;

  • Be involved in interdisciplinary committees and act as a consultant and supportive team member of other team members;

  • Act as a consultant to allied health professionals family members;

  • Delegate tasks appropriate to Physiotherapy Assistants knowledge base and monitors these activities;

  • Attend in-services and continuing education events to maintain knowledge of the hospital policies and upgrade professional skills;

  • Develop and conduct educational and clinical teaching program for hospital staff, physiotherapy assistants, students and patients and their families as required;

  • Design and implement proposals and/or pilot studies consulting with the Professional Practice Leader and Director, Patient Care;

  • Be involved in collaborative interdisciplinary research and projects.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Must be a graduate of a recognized school of Physiotherapy and be eligible for membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, including registration with the Ontario College of Physiotherapy;

  • Must be able to demonstrate involvement in ongoing education and upgrading of skills within the profession;

  • Therapeutic skills necessary to the assigned program;

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

  • Basic administrative skills;

  • A genuine interest and knowledge of geriatrics, chronic illness and palliative care here applicable;

  • Very good attendance record;

  • Good performance record.

Job Type (EN): Contract

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Healthcare and Medical Services

Career Level (EN): Experienced