Mar 10, 2023


$92,976 - $111,072 yearly
  • Hay River, NT, Canada
Full time Physiotherapist

Job Description

A temporary recruitment and retention supplement will be offered to front line Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Midwifery, Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist positions within the Hay River Health and Social Services Authority.   The successful incumbent will receive a $6000 supplement upon hire and an additional $6000 supplement after completion of 12 months of continuous employment contingent on remaining employed in an eligible position for a further 12 months.   This is a taxable benefit and will be subject to applicable deductions.

The Physiotherapist provides comprehensive diagnostic and intervention services to clients with acute and chronic disorders of musclo-skeletal, neurological or cardiopulmonary systems to attain, maintain or regain optimum levels of health. Physiotherapists are also expected to participate actively in quality improvement initiatives and facilitate the delivery of quality services with the multidisciplinary team. Physiotherapy services are provided in accordance with legislation, standards, guidelines and ethics of the CCHSA, provincial licensing body, Canadian Physiotherapy Association and policies of the Hay River Health & Social Services Authority.



  •  Knowledge of current Physiotherapy theory and standards of practice.
  • Time management and well developed organization skills to manage a large and varied caseload.
  • Ability to solve problems through flexibility, adaptability and creativity to work within available resources.
  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written means to effectively provide physiotherapy services to a multidimensional patient population.
  • Knowledge of cross cultural issues and potential ramifications for treatment planning and implementation.
  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply supervisory skills.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Registration/Licensure with an appropriate Canadian provincial regulatory body.
  • Active membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Baccalaureate or Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized university. Two years’ experience in a variety of practice contexts and populations is preferred, however, new graduates and those with a variety of experience will be considered.

In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a generous relocation package, as well as Northern Allowance of $2.60 per hour up to $5,282 per year (changes annually).  The HRHSSA offers a comprehensive relocation package to all of our Full-Time and Part-Time Indeterminate and Term incumbents.  This includes financing travel, accommodations and moving expenses to ensure your journey to the north is enjoyable.  HRHSSA offers an Extended Health and Dental Benefit package, a generous defined pension plan, bilingual bonuses, employee medical travel, and outstanding leave benefits (including vacation leave, mandatory leave, winter bonus days, special leave and discretionary leave), which allows for the time you will need to get out an enjoy the beauty of the north! If your practice requires professional registration, reimbursement for this cost will also be provided annually.

Relocation assistance provided?


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