We have an exciting opportunity in beautiful Hinton for a Physiotherapist II. Located in the Rocky Mountains, Hinton is a diverse and thriving community, offering a vibrant arts and culture scene as well as great recreation both indoor and outside that offers something for everyone, including the Beaver Boardwalk – the longest freshwater boardwalk in Canada. Hinton has a thriving economy due to their involvement in many different industries (coal, natural gas, forestry, manufacturing, oilfield services, tourism, etc.). If you enjoy a short commute to work and the mountains at your convenience, this could be the opportunity for you! As a Physiotherapist, you will play an important role within our interdisciplinary team where you will be responsible for providing assessments and treatment routines for groups and individuals requiring physiotherapy treatment. Tired of long commutes during rush-hour traffic? Consider Hinton - spend more time with your family enjoying recreational and other activities instead of in your vehicle! Hinton has much to offer and with the mountains close by, you'll never run out of things to do on weekends!
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.
Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program. Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta.Additional Required Qualifications:
Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (Healthcare Provider) from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with post-operative surgical patients. Working with Seniors is an asset. New graduates welcome to apply!!