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Clinical Physiotherapist II

NL Health Services - 1,034 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
Posted 15 days ago

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Clinical Physiotherapist II
Primary Health Care & Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
Family Care Teams
Permanent Full Time
Location: Labrador City, NL
(PCN: 56640POS)

About Us
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services is the province's integrated health authority. Labrador-Grenfell Zone is one of five geographic operational zones, serving all communities in Labrador and those north of Bartlett's Harbour on the Northern Peninsula. For more information on NL Health Services, visit
In keeping with Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NLHS) vision of "Health and Well-Being.Every Person. Every Community." and in alignment with Health Accord NL's vision of a rebalanced health system, we are committed to improving health outcomes for the population living in the LG Zone through the implementation of Family Care Teams (FCT).

Job Summary
The Physiotherapist II (PT II) will work in an inter-professional collaborative team environment, to provide person and family-centered care that is evidence-based, comprehensive and compassionate, with a focus on improving access, optimal health outcomes and quality of life. The Physiotherapist II is a leadership role responsible for coordination of clinical client care as well as assisting clients and their families to navigate family care teams and community services. The Physiotherapist II will practice to their full scope in order to meet client needs; participate in direct care of clients and provide clinical leadership, including:
" Utilizing a collaborative, shared-care approach, works in partnership with clients, families, caregivers, team members and community partners, to support individuals and communities to achieve optimal health, wellness, functional independence and physical performance.
" Providing direct client care including comprehensive assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic services; planning, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans, incorporating the Determinants of Health.
" Health promotion and education for individuals, families, caregivers, collaborative teams community groups, external agencies with a focus on promoting physical activity and therapeutic exercise,; prevention of injury and functional decline; fostering self-management for acute and chronic conditions, activity limitations and participation restrictions.
" Facilitation of group sessions to promote wellness, support chronic disease prevention and management and improve quality of life.
" Facilitation of integrated virtual care options to increase access for individual and group sessions.
" Acting as a liaison with community wellness groups and initiatives to assist in program planning, development, implementation and support.
" Providing professional and clinical leadership, education, mentorship and support to the inter-professional collaborative team, physiotherapy support staff, and students/learners.
" Recognizing cultural diversity and practicing culturally safe care.
" Practicing age-friendly care in a collaborative care team setting.
" Work closely with the manager and other team members to:
" Assist in program development,
" Achieve client, community and clinician engagement
" Improve care coordination among team members across the continuum of care, from hospital to community to home, ensuring coordinated, seamless transitions of care and timely access to improve health outcomes and optimize quality of life.
" Participate in evaluation and continuous quality improvement processes based upon current evidence-based practices.
" Use assessment to assist patients to navigate care pathways by communicating with the team and advocating for the client.
" Engage in continuous education relevant to the position and provide guidance and support to Rehabilitation Assistants, students and other health professionals in the team.
" The PT II position offers an excellent opportunity to apply advanced clinical, theoretical and decision-making skills through comprehensive clinical knowledge and an interdisciplinary collaborative team approach to primary health care.

Required Qualifications:

" Graduation from an approved recognized school of physiotherapy with a Master's Degree in Physiotherapy
" Current registration & licensed (or eligible for licensure) with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physiotherapists (NLCP) is required
" A minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Clinical Physiotherapist with an adult outpatient population would be considered an asset. Consideration shall be given to licensed physiotherapists demonstrating a combination of relevant education, training, and experience.
" Current BLS certification or willingness to complete on hire
" Demonstrated progressive leadership, organizational, interpersonal and decision-making skills.
" Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
" Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and the ability to create and maintain successful working relationships.
" Ability to self-direct and work independently and collaborate with team members
" A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Drivers license, the ability to travel and use of a private vehicle is required.

Additional Qualifications/ Assets:
" Proficiency with TELUS Med Access EMR, Meditech , CRMS, and Microsoft Office tools
" Previous experience in adult education
" Knowledge in change leadership and quality improvement methodologies
" Experience in a collaborative team model
" Experience working in and understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities of rural health care services delivery
" Understands systemic racism and applies concepts of cultural safety in engaging with First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
" Able to maintain different positions such as sitting, standing, and awkward/cramped positions

" CG-43 of the Nape HP salary scales $41.85 - $49.36 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" 75 hours bi-weekly; 8 hour shifts; days; evenings and / or weekends may be required.

*A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.

The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.
Regular ground travel is required.
Use of a private vehicle is a condition of employment.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2024000031W

Labrador-Grenfell Health Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Labrador-Grenfell Health is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization

Competition Number: 2024000031
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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 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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