Sep 30, 2019
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager of Rehabilitation Services and Hip & Knee Clinic, the Physiotherapist (PT) works to the full scope of practice as an independent practitioner within an inter-professional and collaborative team. The PT participates in the provision of holistic, comprehensive care to meet the needs of patients/clients, and in the overall plan of care for the client by providing physiotherapy services in collaboration with the client, his/her support system and the health care team. Such services may be provided to the client/patient in their home/community, within the clinic or within inpatient/outpatient programs and includes district chronic disease management programs and services. The Physiotherapist ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver. Qualifications Eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists Eligible for membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Computer proficiency Thorough knowledge of Physiotherapy practice, with an interest in program development and evaluation skills Knowledge of exercise prescription and experience in group exercise programs an asset Demonstrated accountability Strong client focus and ability to build solid client/practitioner relationships Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation Demonstrated leadership abilities Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health Time management skills Current BLS-C certification Travel may be required Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.
Nova Scotia Health Authority Western Zone, Valley Regional Hospital Full time