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 the clinical practice of students/interns/assistants is required. This Physiotherapist I assignment is in Specialized Rehabilitation Outpatient Services (SROP), with a focus on geriatric and/or clients with neurological diagnoses. The program area may be subject to change based on operational requirements.
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
Primary Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hsp
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 10-JUL-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 17-AUG-2020
Temporary End Date: 24-SEP-2021
Hours per Shift: 5, 5.5
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 6
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $37.30
Maximum Salary: $49.65
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:
Membership with CPA is recommended. Effective teaching skills, written and verbal communication skills, 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. Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP) Level Certification required.
Experience working in the rehabilitation of adult clients within a multidisciplinary team/program is preferred. Experience with EMR/Connect Care considered an asset.