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Clinical Physiotherapist II

NL Health Services - 1,055 Jobs
Gander, NL
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Posted 22 days ago

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Clinical Physiotherapist II, Permanent Full-Time Restorative care, Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre, Twillingate

Definition of Work:
This physiotherapy position is a highly independent clinical position with the primary purpose of facilitating optimal physical performance of clients with a wide variety of physical, or environmentally induced impairments utilizing the model of restorative care. In consultation with the acute care, LTC and community teams, clinical work involves screening for admission, client assessment, development of client centered goals and intervention plans and completion of all required documentation. The successful candidate will provide leadership within Central Health's Physiotherapy Division by building on existing partnerships within long term care, acute care, restorative care, community and community supports and providing opportunities to build new ones. Travel throughout the region may be required. The duties of this position will be completed with the support and direction from the Regional Director for Cardiopulmonary and Rehab Services. This position will report to the client services manager at Notre Dame Bay Memorial Regional Health Centre for daily operations. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care; demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement and demonstrate a commitment to safety partnering with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
* Graduated from a School of Physiotherapy approved by Central Health.
* Current registration with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physiotherapists.
* A minimum of 3 years (within the last 5 years) of Physiotherapy experience.
* Demonstrated experience and knowledge of development and program evaluation.
* Demonstrated research, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
* A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class V Driver's license.
* Use of a private vehicle.
* Consistent demonstration of the core values of NL Health Services: Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence (I CARE)
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Financial incentives may be available for this position. Please contact the People and Culture department at 292-2460 for further information.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly (Shift work may be required)
Salary: CG43 ($42.69-$50.35)
Competition No: P-2021000996-NDB
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2021000996
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 510,550 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 22,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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