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Physiotherapist

Requisition ID: 36949 

Position Number: 20009181

Posting End Date: December 10, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Physiotherapy - Acute Care 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-HSC

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 12/27/2019 - 03/31/2020 Possibility of Term Extension

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $34.448, $35.480, $36.546, $37.642, $38.769, $39.931

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Provides quality physiotherapy services including consultation, client assessment, physiotherapy diagnosis, planning, intervention implementation and evaluation, program planning and implementation, discharge planning and follow-up in order to maintain optimal function, prevent disability and promote well-being.  Provides education and guidance to other healthcare providers or people working within the educational system.  Provides clinical supervision and training for students and participates in the education of other healthcare professionals upon request.  Maintains professional accountability, professional judgment and reasoning with a high level of communication and collaboration.

Experience
  • Recent and relevant clinical experience preferred.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Entry-to-practice academic credential in physiotherapy from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
  • Where required by provincial licensing, must successfully have completed the written component of the Physiotherapy Competency exam and must successfully complete the practical component within the mandatory two year timeframe as a condition of employment.
Certification/Licensure/Registration
  • Must be registered on the Practicing Roster of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba. Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association preferred.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.
  • Knowledge of the physiological, social, cultural and economic aspects of client care.
  • Ability to organize and complete assignments with a minimum of supervision.
  • Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practice in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare and education knowledge.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting.
  • Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with clients.
  • Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy clients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities.
  • Must demonstrate adequate motor coordination or dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques and manipulation of therapeutic activities as necessary.
  • May be required to work evenings or weekends.
  • May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select  the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


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