Physiotherapist I

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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As a Physiotherapist I, you will be working both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team providing a range of physiotherapy services to patients and families within the established standards, directives and policies for the work environment and the profession. These services include: assessment/screening, development of customized goals and treatment plans for therapeutic interventions, delivery of therapeutic interventions, education, discharge planning and follow-up to enable patients to achieve optimum function and independence. As a Physiotherapist I, you will include patients and families as integral members of the health care team, encouraging their active participation in all aspects of care. You will be an integral member of our team through provision of guidance to other healthcare professionals and clinical direction to therapy assistants, support personnel and students. You will be reviewing clinical referrals, screening and assessing client needs from a physiotherapy perspective in collaboration with other health disciplines as appropriate. You will be developing, planning and implementing physiotherapy services in cooperation with other disciplines in the hospital and community, and establishing and maintaining effective communication with colleagues, medical staff, and health care practitioners concerning treatment plans, progress and discharge. You will be participating in client, family and caregiver education in collaboration with other disciplines, producing and maintaining information, documentation and verbal reports to support the delivery of physiotherapy services. You will maintain a practice knowledge base including knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards and requirements.
  • Classification: Physiotherapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: GR-Physiotherapy-EDM
  • Primary Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hsp
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 23-JUL-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 17-SEP-2018
  • Temporary End Date: 01-APR-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications: Completion of master's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible registration and practice permit with Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association.

Additional Required Qualifications: Membership with CPA is recommended. Effective teaching skills, written, and verbal communication skills are required. The successful incumbent will be capable of performing lifts, transfers, repositioning, and other physically demanding activities associated with this role. Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP) - Level C certification required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in the rehabilitation of Pediatric clients within a multidisciplinary team/program is preferred.