As a PTI at the Wainwright Health Centre, you will work with the interdisciplinary team in acute care, stroke unit equivalent care and outpatients. The Allied Health team includes other PT staff, OT and Therapy Assistants as well as a speech language pathologist, respiratory therapist and recreation therapist and assistants.
As the Physiotherapist I (PT), you will provide therapeutic interventions to enable clients to achieve optimum physical function and independence in development, disease, disability, chronic conditions, illness and functional decline. You will provide intervention (i.e. prevention, triage, screening, assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, treatment, management, education, consultation, fostering resourcefulness, case management, referral and transition support to individuals, groups, populations and communities. You will include clients and families as integral members of the health care team, encouraging their active participation in all aspects of care. The PT collaborates with patient(s) and families in determining, implementing and evaluating appropriate rehabilitation strategies. You will participate in a variety of interprofessional teams to build awareness, enrich supports and engage in quality improvement; partnering with healthcare providers, patients, families and other stakeholders to advance services for their clients. You will contribute to quality improvement and their professional community; participates in peer mentoring; and supervises students. You may provide clinical supervision to Therapy Assistants, Therapy Aides and Provisional Physiotherapists.
Degree from an accredited physiotherapy program Current registration with the Physiotherapy Alberta-CollegeAdditional Required Qualifications:
Physically able to perform the duties required of the position. Basic computer skills required. Must demonstrate good organizational and time management skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Excellent interpersonal skills and professional, courteous manner essential. Superior communication skills demonstrating ability to give and receive instructions communicate observations and work within a team environment.Preferred Qualifications: