This position reports to the Care Manager within the Pediatric Community Rehabilitation program. As part of a multidisciplinary team, this position is responsible for providing Physiotherapy intervention to children in a school environment. Students are referred by school personnel. The incumbent will be responsible for working closely with school staff to collaborate, coordinate and provide intervention for students. Intervention is primarily for individual students but service is also provided to groups of students as well as whole classrooms. The program closes at the end of June and reopens at the end of August. Affected employees will be given an option of taking leave of absence, vacation, an advance of vacation, a combination thereof, or a layoff as agreed to in a Letter of Understanding between AHS and HSAA.
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
Primary Location: Cambrian Heights
Posting End Date: 02-AUG-2019
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 19-AUG-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $37.30
Maximum Salary: $49.65
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
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:
Minimum of three (3) years pediatric experience required. Direct experience working with a wide range of service providers. School based experience an asset - An understanding of Alberta Learning's requirement for student education and familiarity with the learning system. Experience in program development. Strong interpersonal and communication skill required.