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Occupational Therapy/Physio
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ALB00171187 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Provision of direct client care including assessment and treatment, and indirect client care to support clients with diverse conditions. Provides education and management of client as well as program planning and evaluation. Responsibilities include: participation in activities and initiatives aimed at promoting, maintaining and improving quality and safety for patients, families, and caregivers. Supervision of clinical practice of students/interns/assistants is required. This position is currently assigned to the musculoskeletal team; however, assignment can change based on operational needs. Please Note: Responsible to provide proof of active registration with the Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association and to maintain registration throughout the duration of employment

Description:

As a Physiotherapist I, you will be working both independently and in an interdisciplinary team providing a range of physiotherapy services to patients and families within the established standards, directives and policies for the work environment and the profession. You will provide guidance to other healthcare professionals and clinical direction to therapy assistants, support personnel and students. You will review clinical referrals, screening and assessing client needs from a physiotherapy perspective in collaboration with other health disciplines as appropriate. You will be developing, planning and implementing physiotherapy services in cooperation with other disciplines in the hospital and community, and establishing and maintaining effective communication with colleagues, medical staff, and health care practitioners concerning treatment plans, progress and discharge. You will be participating in client, family and caregiver education in collaboration with other disciplines, producing and maintaining information, documentation and verbal reports to support the delivery of physiotherapy services. You will maintain a practice knowledge base including knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards and requirements. We are dedicated to supporting our Physiotherapists in becoming strong practitioners in their practice area and expanding their skillsets regardless of location. All our Physiotherapists have access to a list of experienced clinicians across the province and are able to tap into this resource via email, phone and virtual meetings. As our teams transition to our Provincial Electronic Medical Record (Connect Care) you will also be able to share patient information real time with these senior clinicians to assist you in providing high quality care.

  • Classification: Physiotherapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: GR-Physiotherapy-EDM
  • Primary Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hsp
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 30-NOV-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 10-DEC-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 21-MAR-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of master's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible registration and practice permit with Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Effective teaching skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and computer skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Membership with CPA is recommended. Experience working in a rehabilitation setting with adult clients within a multidisciplinary team/program is preferred. Experience with EMR/Connect Care considered an asset. The successful incumbent will be capable of performing lifts, transfers, repositioning, and other physically demanding activities associated with this role.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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