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Physiotherapist - North Bay

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Job Summary:

JOB POSTING #129-21

POSTING DATE: August 13,  2021 

JOB TITLE: Physiotherapist – Full Time 

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT:  In-Home (NB IH PT-003) 

BARGAINING AGENT: OPSEU

LOCATION: North Bay

LANGUAGE(S): English and French

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 4, 2021 

Home and Community Care Support Services North East offers a wide-range of quality health- care services and resources to support people of all ages at home, school or in community. In addition to planning, delivering and coordinating care for thousands of people each day in Northeastern Ontario, we also manage eligibility and admissions to long-term care homes, short stay respite, assisted living, and adult day programs. We need caring, motivated people who are driven to help others and make difference in theircommunity, to join ourmulti-disciplinary team. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physiotherapist is responsible forthe provision of physiotherapy services to Home and Community Care patients in order to reduce, eliminate, orprevent physical disabilities/impairments and improve the patient's functional independence and safety in their respective environment. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Physiotherapist in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario;
  • In-depth knowledge of physiotherapy services and other community resources;
  • Good understanding of the roles of health care professionals;
  • Relevant physiotherapy experience in acommunity/health care environment;
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledgeof physiotherapy tools,processes, equipment, and assistive technology;
  • Knowledge of funding agencies related to the physiotherapy recommendations;
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. regarding the provision of health care services, privacy, health and safety, etc.);
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by CPO;
  • Ability to prioritize professional duties, manage multiplepatients, and efficiently organize workload;
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with diverse patient groups, case managers, family members/caregivers/Substitute Decision Makers, health care professionals, community organizations and service providers;
  • Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including reports, letters, meetings, and presentations;
  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);
  • Must have valid driver's license and access to a vehicle;
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English and French is essential. 

Physiotherapists may qualify fora Rehabilitation ProfessionalsIncentive Grant of $5,000 peryear for three years which is paid by the Underserviced Area Program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. 

Home and Community Care Support Services North East is an equal opportunity employer. Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected foran interview will be contacted.

Individuals with adisability requiring accommodation during the application and/orthe interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letterand resume by e-mail to: 

nelhinemployment@lhins.on.ca 

Applications received after the date noted above may be considered unless seniority is the determining factor in selecting the successful candidate. 

Please refer to posting number 129-21  when applying.