Oct 12, 2022

Physiotherapist I

  • Alberta Health Services
  • Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Full time Physiotherapist

Job Description

Grande Prairie is a growing city with over 60,000 residents and serving approximately 260,000 people in our area. This position is based in the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital. Grande Prairie has something for everyone! Outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities are available at the numerous parks and golf courses, in addition to a state of the art recreation facility and library. The city also has a vibrant arts and culture community with an art gallery, a few museums, and live theater. There are also a multitude of dining and shopping opportunities. With the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital opening, there is a variety of career options and specialization available for the career minded individual. Your opportunity is in a fast paced, dynamic, multi-disciplinary acute care setting including possible placements in the Stroke Unit Equivalency Care team, In-patient Rehabilitation, ICU, the Emergency Room, Surgery and Medicine. We would love the opportunity to speak with you to share the opportunities and discuss your areas of interest. Our manager’s phone number is 780 538 7360. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:

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.

  • Classification: Physiotherapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Physiotherapy
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie Rgnl Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 02-JAN-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 12-JAN-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.67
  • Maximum Salary: $50.15
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program. Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

Relocation assistance provided?

Yes

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