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Posting: Physiotherapist - Rehabilitation Services (2 Positions- Casual)

Posted on: October 28, 2021
Closing on: November 30, 2021
Position type: Casual

Position Summary

Rehabilitation Services includes physiotherapy, occupational therapy and the Geriatric Rehab Therapy Program. Physiotherapists plan and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical function, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction. They provide individualized treatment programs and can arrange for specialized resources to help patients reach and maintain their fullest functional capacity. The Geriatric Rehab Program is designed to assess individual recreation/leisure and physical needs. The team provides social or therapeutic programs, leisure education and resources to help with a patient's overall health and well-being.

 

Alexandra Hopsital Ingersoll is actively seeking 2 physiotherapists for the patient services department on a casual basis.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Physiotherapy Program.
  • Possess a current Independent Practice Certificate or Supervised License with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
  • Eligible for membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Possesses a current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate (B.C.L.S.)
  • Experience treating patients with musculoskeletal, neurological and/or respiratory problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills particularly with Microsoft Office and hospital software
  •   Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and customer service experience.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-direction with the ability to work with minimal supervision and contribute to a team.
  • Is knowledgeable of the roles of other team members and recognizes their contributions

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Standards of Practice Requirements in the Clinical, Interpersonal and Safety Aspects of Patient Care including:
    • Assessment and Analysis:  Document relevant history, clinical examination findings, problems and goals, and treatment plan.
    • Planning:  In consultation with the patient and their family (and with collaboration of other members of the health care team), develop an individualized, outcome orientated treatment plan.
    • Implementation:  Following clients consent, implement the treatment plan, and provide instruction in self-management and health promotion.
    • Ongoing Evaluation:  Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and service; provide a high level of quality care through quality monitoring, program evaluation, and performance evaluation.
    • Reporting:  Provide timely, accurate and objective information about treatment, progress and discharge planning.
  • Provide patient and family centered care.                                                                                            
  • Ensure patient safety and adherence to infection prevention and control measures.
  • Educate patients and families about his/her condition, treatment program, and self-management.
  • Act as a resource to other members of the health care team.
  • Participate in in-service and community education programs.
  • Record statistics in accordance with Rehabilitation Services Policies and Procedures.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs undertaken by the Patient Services Team.
  • Coordinate the delivery of physiotherapy with services provided by other team members.
  • Keep informed and remain objective of the roles of team members and their relationship to one another.
  • Development and improve own clinical competence.
  • Comply with the Standards and Code of Ethics of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
  • Voluntarily attend in-service presentations and participate on hospital committees as requested.
  • Keep informed of quality best practices in physiotherapy and health care.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities to facilitate changes in care and systems
  • Performs duties in a manner that exemplifies and facilitates both quality and patient safety
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other Pertinent Conditions

  • Must be available to work all shifts as required, which may include; weekends, stat holidays, day, evening and night shifts
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check and meet Health Clearance requirements including full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of the job offer.
  • Please be advised that as part of the selection process, a reference check will be conducted.
  • Salary Range: As per the OPSEU Collective Agreement ($34.77 per hour - $48.20 per hour)

Applying to this Position

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for the above position, forward a resume detailing education and experience to human.resources@ahi.ca. Please reference posting #A21-92 in your application.

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll (AHI) is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted by AHI regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.