The Student Coordinator is dual leadership and clinical role. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the appropriate clinical experiences for the PT/PTA students and acting as a liaison between the educational facility and the Glenrose Hospital. To support team coverage, this position may also be called upon to support other activities that fall within the PT II role such as leadership and participation as required in program planning and evaluation; resource allocation; staff development, selection, orientation, and evaluation; and education and consultation to the community. The staff member will also carry a clinical caseload with a mix of in-patient and out-patient Amputee population and may include other orthopedic conditions. The program area may be subject to change based on operational requirements. Weekend (Saturday) coverage with a day in lieu may occur on a rotation basis once every 2-3 months
As a Physiotherapist II, you will provide coordination of physiotherapy and other allied health clinical services. You will provide supervision of students and team members as assigned. You will work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team 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 coordinating 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 participate in program development and operational planning and representing the department on committees or programs. You will make decisions on staffing level requirements, workflow, caseload priorities in collaboration with managers and other healthcare providers. AHS is dedicated to supporting our Physiotherapists in their practice area and expanding their skillsets regardless of location. All AHS 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 we 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 II
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Primary Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hsp
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 19-AUG-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 29-AUG-2020
Temporary End Date: 31-AUG-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $39.42
Maximum Salary: $52.36
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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:
Minimum of three years’ experience working in at least one of the clinical areas within the assigned team. Prior experience working in the rehabilitation of adults with amputee and orthopedic conditions required. Strong and effective leadership skills, organization skills are required. Proficient to highly skilled problem solving skills, including analytical thinking and conflict resolution/negotiation, are required. Effective written, verbal, communication, and computer skills are required. The successful incumbent will be capable of performing lifts, transfers, repositioning, and other physically demanding activities associated with this role. Responsible to provide proof of active registration with the Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association (PACA) and to maintain registration throughout the duration of employment.
Experience with EMR/Connect Care considered an asset.