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Family Care Team:Clinical Physiotherapist II (Brookfield/Cen

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Gander, NL
Full-time - Permanent
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Clinical Physiotherapist II - Regional, Family Care Team, Primary Health Care & Community Nursing Program, Permanent Full-Time, Brookfield/ Centreville FCT

The philosophy of a Family Care Team (FCT) is to deliver care that is patient-centered, comprehensive, team-based, culturally safe, coordinated, accessible, and focused on quality and safety. This philosophy supports providers and care teams to meet clients where they are using an inter-professional collaborative approach where care is provided in the right place, at the right time, by the right provider in a manner that best suits the client's need. The team will ensure clients are treated with respect, dignity, and compassion, and enable strong and trusting relationships with providers and staff. FCT's will enable the delivery of a range of quality care for clients within their own communities while facilitating interdisciplinary work amongst healthcare providers. The FCT for the Brookfield/ Centreville will include the geographical areas of Brookfield and Centreville.

Definition of Work:

This Clinical Physiotherapist II 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 models of best practice and developed pathways. Proficiency in all practice areas will be required as this is a multifaceted position. In consultation with the primary care team, clinical work involves screening of referrals, client assessment, development of client centered goals and intervention plans, coordination of other services and completion of all required documentation. Travel throughout the region will be required.
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.
* 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.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Stewardship and Quality
* 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.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly (Shift work may be required)
Salary: CG43 ($41.85-$49.36)
Competition No: P-2023000536-FCT
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: 2023000536
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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 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 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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