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Physiotherapist

Maritime Odd Fellows Home
Pictou, NS
In-person
Part-time
Experienced
Posted 28 days ago This job may expire soon!

Job Posting - Permanent Part-Time Physiotherapist
24 Hours Biweekly

The Maritime Odd Fellows Home is a 47 Bed Long Term Care Facility located in the town of Pictou, overlooking picturesque Pictou Harbour. The Odd Fellows Home has a long history providing quality care to our valued Residents and needs a Physiotherapist to join our care team.

The Physiotherapist reports to and works in collaboration with the Director of Therapeutic Services, collaborates with the OT and provides supervision of the OT/PT Therapist and is part of a multi-disciplinary team. The Physiotherapist provides and oversees the delivery of Resident treatments and education, management of assistive equipment, and assists with staff education programs.

Qualifications

  • Current registration with the provincial College of Physiotherapists.
  • Graduate of a recognized School of Physiotherapy.
  • Good communication skills and strong motivational skills.
  • Knowledge regarding Falls Risk, Management & Assessment for those at high risk.
  • Experience providing training/education is an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, while effectively planning, organizing, supervising and communicating verbally and in writing.

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Assess and develop treatment plans; collaborate with colleagues to determine care plan goals, oversee the physiotherapy team effectiveness, delegate and share responsibilities with OTA/PTA in developing, facilitating, and evaluating individual and group programs.
  • Participate in resident assessments; record keeping and charting as required.
  • Participate in departmental meetings.
  • Regularly educates long term care staff, Residents and family members in several areas including falls management, safe resident handling and mobility.
  • Maintain departmental supplies and equipment.

Position is 24 hours biweekly.

Submit your resume to:

Michael Archibald
Administrator
Maritime Odd Fellows Home
[email protected]
Fax (902)485-9233

Competition Number: Physiotherapist-0125CB
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