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Thank you. Clinical Physiotherapy Opportunities
Variety of Temporary Full-Time, Temporary Part-Time and Casual positions
Hours Based on the needs of the department. Salary Competition Number GENERAL027 Posted Date 6 January 2022 Closing Date 31 December 2030
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
In the communities of St. John's, Carbonear, Placentia, Burin, Grand Bank, Clarenville and Bonavista, physiotherapists work in hospitals (inpatients and outpatients) and long term care facilities. In St. John's, physiotherapists also work in the community or home care sector.
The Clinical Physiotherapist provides physiotherapy assessment, treatment and discharge planning in consultation with other team members for attainment of client goals. Supervision of delegated activities to a physiotherapy support worker is expected. Student preceptorship is an expectation. Participation in initiatives that measure quality care as well as value for health consumers is expected.
This position will report to a Division Manager on the assigned service. Clinical guidance and supervision is available from Clinical Physiotherapist II's and/or III at the site of assignment. All Clinical Physiotherapists maintain accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Physiotherapy for professional integrity and practice issues.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts or moves objects between 10 - 37 lbs.
Regularly requires a combination of sitting, standing and walking.
Regularly required to bend, kneel, stretch and physically lifting, pushing, pulling and/or manoeuvring patient/clients with medium force.
Occasionally uses hand tools and equipment.
Time pressures and interruptions are experienced with little control over work pace
Higher than normal levels of attentiveness/alertness is required when performing activities in ICU with critically ill patients and dealing with clients with complex medical conditions."
Graduation from an approved school of Physiotherapy is required.
Registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physiotherapists is required.
Demonstrated communication effectively, both verbally and in writing with co-workers, patients and their families in a one to one and/or group environment.
Ability to direct, supervise and mentor students and physiotherapy support workers.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as a member of an interdisciplinary team and be able to prioritize caseload and patient needs.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Open to external applicants only.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, and competition and employee numbers if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
All Eastern Health employees and new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.