For more than 40 years, whether our patients/clients are at home, in the hospital or in a long-term care facility, we offer compassionate care coupled with quality service. To us, quality service means, listening closely to our clients, partnering with them and treating them with courtesy and respect. We are a fully accredited provider of home health care services dedicated to exceptional services, quality and professional employee development
Flexible work schedule
Travel time allowance
Group insurance benefits provided to eligible employees
Opportunity to participate & qualify for our guaranteed hour's program
Professional development & training opportunities
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Under the general supervision of a Program Manager and in accordance with professional standards, the Physiotherapist is responsible for activities that include the assessment, treatment, education and management of clients/patients requiring physiotherapy intervention. In collaboration with other health care professionals within the client/patient’s circle of care, the Physiotherapist will adhere to the code of ethics and standard of practice defined by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, the Regulated Health Professions Act and Spectrum Health Care standards of practice, policies and procedures. The physiotherapist practices using client/patient-centered care, considering client/patient safety and following best practice guidelines implementing evidence-based care.
Provides physiotherapy assessment, consultation and planned interventions for client/patients.
Attends client/patient-related meetings to report on assessment findings and discusses plans for interventions.
Implements treatment plans based on assessment, client/patient input and in conjunction with the client/patient’s integrated care plan.
Documents assessment findings, treatment plans, and progress and discharge summaries of interventions as required.
Evaluates treatment plans and make changes as necessary with the client/patient for optimal client/patient outcomes.
Promotes client/patient independence and safety through appropriate communication and teaching of treatment and fall prevention strategies to clients/patients and care providers.
Regularly assesses the client/patient’s surroundings to ensure that client/patients have a safe home environment e.g. recognize fall risks, hoarding –reporting concerns to the Program Manager and/or LHIN Care Coordinator.
Takes appropriate action in situations where the safety and well-being of the client/patient may be compromised.
Observes the performance of those assisting in the physiotherapy program and provides guidance as necessary.
Ensures that services provided are best practice, evidence-based and evaluated through valid and reliable outcome measurement.
Adheres to the code of ethics and maintains professional standards of practice as defined by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
Assumes other related duties as assigned by the Program Manager.
Adheres to the safe work/risk management policies and procedures of Spectrum Health Care.
Works within Spectrum Health Care’s Ethical Practice Framework.
Understands the range of services provided by each division of the Spectrum family and how it contributes to our model of Total Client Care.
Continually assesses, anticipates, identifies and responds to new and changing needs of clients and communicates available Total Client Care resources to clients when appropriate.
Demonstrates behaviors in all interactions with client/patients, health care partners, colleagues, management staff and the public that is consistent with the Values of Spectrum Health Care
Degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized school.
Currently registered and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
Excellent client/patient assessment, communication, and teaching skills.
Demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Have knowledge of and be sensitive to religious, ethnic and cultural diversity.
Proficiency in English both written and verbal; additional languages an asset.
Able to meet the physical demands of the job as described.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of technology, including computers and business machines.
Current police check for work with the vulnerable sector
Valid G level driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle is an asset
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We thank all applicants, however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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