Physiotherapist – 3 Month Contract

Full-Time

Website Runnymede Healthcare Centre

*Physiotherapist – 3 Month Contract (1.0 FTE)Position summary: *The primary functions of the Physiotherapist include the assessment of patients; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers. The successful candidate may be required to work weekends.*Primary Responsibilities: Assess assigned patients through the administration of formal and informal assessments* Determine and monitor appropriate transfer and mobility status* Formulate and implement individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning* Establish goals in collaboration with the patient and/or substitute decision maker* Develop the physiotherapy program considering the overall health care plan of the patient* Monitor change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly* Collaborate with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care and discharge plan* Assign aspects of the treatment plan to the Physiotherapy Assistant as appropriate* Recommend equipment for patient use e.g., mobility devices, foot orthoses* Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings* Orientate and supervise PT and PTA students*The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:** Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited Physiotherapy Program* Member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario* Assistive Devices Program Authorizer an asset* FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset* Experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred including experience with discharge planning* Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred* Completion of ongoing post-graduate professional development* Excellent verbal and written communication skills* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively within an inter-professional team* Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage workload* Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills* Excellent work performance and attendance record*Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Runnymede Healthcare Centre, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two- dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment. Requests for exemption will be considered on a case-by-case basis in alignment with the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.*While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.#HPJob Types: Full-time, Fixed term contractContract length: 3 monthsBenefits:* Company pension* Employee assistance programSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededEducation:* Bachelor’s Degree (required)Experience:* rehabilitation: 1 year (required)Licence/Certification:* membership with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (required)Work Location: In person

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