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Job Title:
Clinical Physiotherapist I

Posted Date:
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Job Description

Location: St. Clare's Mercy Hospital

Clinical Physiotherapist I - Repost
Surgery Program - 6E General and Thoracic Surgery
Temporary, Part-Time (until July 13, 2020 with the possibility of extension
Hours37.5 bi-weekly (8 hour shifts; days; weekends)
SalaryCG-41 ($36.32 - $42.83)
Competition Number2019006705
Posted Date14 January 2020
Closing DateOpen until filled

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Clinical Physiotherapist I is part of the interdisciplinary health care team. This position is responsible for the provision of weekend relief services on Mondays and Tuesdays to the medicine, surgery and critical care services, at the St Clare's site of Eastern Health. The position is also part of the weekend rotation for full days Saturday and Sunday. Team communication and collaboration are essential to the successful achievement of patient goals and discharge planning. A structured orientation to the patient populations and discharge planning elements will be provided.

This position reports to the Division Manager of 6E, Thoracic and General Surgery. Clinical consultation and mentorship is provided by the Clinical Physiotherapists II and III on the site. This position maintains accountability for professional integrity issues to the Physiotherapy Professional Practice Consultant.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts or moves objects between 10 - 37 lbs.
Regularly requires a combination of sitting, standing and walking.
Regularly required to bend, kneel, stretch and physically lifting, pushing, pulling and/or manoeuvring patient/clients with medium force.
Occasionally uses hand tools and equipment.
Time pressures and interruptions are experienced with little control over work pace.
Higher than normal levels of attentiveness/alertness is required when performing activities for the orthopedic client with complex medical conditions.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an approved/recognized School of Physiotherapy program is required.
Registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physiotherapist (NLCP) is required.
Demonstrated effective communication, both verbally and in writing with co-workers, patients and their families in a one to one and/or group environment.
Ability to direct, supervise and mentor students and physiotherapy support workers.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as a member of an inter-professional team and be able to prioritize caseload and patient needs.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to external applicants.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.