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.
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.
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.
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