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Occupational Therapy/Physio
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00111471 Requisition #
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Your Opportunity:

Develop your skills in a new setting, expand your horizons and experience the beauty of the North. We are looking for a Physiotherapist to join our team in the beautiful town of St. Paul. With a population of approximately 5,500 and serving an area of 18,000, St. Paul is located in the northeast region of Alberta, just 200 km away from Edmonton. St. Paul features many recreational facilities including a recreation center, indoor ice arenas, sports fields, a golf course, movie theatres and a bowling alley. Nearby are 14 lakes and numerous campgrounds. Rural Alberta is beautiful, peaceful, and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career. As a new team member, you will be highly supported by our clinical supervisor, mentor and team who is made up of a strong group of compassionate healthcare professionals who are eager to support the communities they service, and are looking forward to welcoming a new colleague to the mix! If you are looking to grow your career in a community that allows you to continue to learn and work to your full scope of practice, this could be the opportunity for you! New Graduates Welcome to apply!

Description:

As a Physiotherapist II, you will provide coordination of physiotherapy and other allied health clinical services within a program or service area. You will provide supervision of students and team members as assigned. As a Physiotherapist II, you will be responsible to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team where you will be an integral member, providing leadership to other healthcare professionals. You will be making day-to-day clinical decisions on patient/family needs regarding assessment, intervention, discharge and follow-up. You will make decisions and advise team members on complex clinical cases and provide clinical leadership within the program or service area to ensure safe, efficient and effective client care. You will ensure physiotherapy practice is evidence based and in alignment with Alberta legislation and regulations, professional standards of practice, code of ethics and AHS policy and guidelines. You will be providing coordination of the day-to-day operations of an assigned service area and monitoring care delivery, identifying service needs and assisting other medical staff with caseload management, completing chart audits and providing follow-up and feedback to staff. You will be participating in program development and operational planning and representing the department on committees or programs. You will be making decisions on staffing level requirements, workflow and caseload priorities in collaboration with managers and other healthcare providers.

  • Classification: Physiotherapist II
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ STPAUL CHC Physiotherapy
  • Primary Location: St. Paul Comm Health Services
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 19-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 29-SEP-2019
  • 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: $39.42
  • Maximum Salary: $52.36
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
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:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a rural generalist practice is preferred. Experience in an ambulatory outpatient setting is preferred.

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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