Nov 24, 2022

Physiotherapist

  • West Park Health Centre
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
Full time Physiotherapist

Job Description

Our current CAVC unit is expanding and we are adding 23 beds to our existing 36 bed unit, with an additional 4 beds dedicated to Transitional Home Ventilation (THV) program.  Patients are ventilator dependent requiring total patient care.  Patients are cared for by an inter-professional team, of which Respiratory Therapists are key. Please join us on this journey forward as West Park continues to expand.

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. Physiotherapy or equivalent or 
  • M.Sc. Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Must be able to achieve 80% in the Functional Independent Measure (FIM) certification exam within the probationary period and on recertification exams if applying to work on any of the following rehabilitation units:  3EA (Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation), 3EB (Amputee Rehabilitation), 3EC (Neurological Rehabilitation), 2EB (TB Rehabilitation) and 2WF (Respiratory Rehabilitation)
  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association preferred
  • 1 to 2 years clinical experience, preferably in the area for which hired
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to relate effectively to all levels of staff and work in an interprofessional team
  • Availability to work a flexible work schedule
  • Ability to demonstrate a customer service philosophy
  • Ability to function in a consult model
  • Demonstrated to be self-directed seeking direction appropriately
  • Ability to be on call by pager some evenings and weekends as required
  • ADP Authorizer preferred
  • Rostered at the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario for the controlled acts of tracheal suctioning and administering a substance by inhalation
  • Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
  • An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
  • Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors

Accountabilities:

  • Assess and treat patients.
  • Provide education to patients, their families and team members.
  • To develop and adjust patient treatment plans.
  • Pursue continuous professional development, which includes active participation in the Physiotherapy Professional Standards and Issues Committee.
  • Participate in service planning.
  • Complete timely and thorough clinical documentation.
  • Complete clinical workload statistics
  • Assist CPL and/or CRL – PT with training and supervising RA’s and PT students and volunteers.
  • Participate in interprofessional rounds.
  • Participate in team and/or centre- wide committees.
  • Participate in clinical evaluation.
  • Participate in development of advances of practice for the profession.
  • Participates in student education
  • To provide coverage elsewhere throughout the centre on an as needed basis

Relocation assistance provided?

No

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