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Job Title:
Clinical Physiotherapist I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Regional Medicine Program
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Science Centre

Clinical Physiotherapist I
Regional Medicine Program - 4SA
Temporary, Full-Time (until December 8, 2020, with the possibility of extension)
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days; rotating weekend coverage; on call)
SalaryCG41, ($36.32 - $42.83)
Competition Number2020004305
Posted Date10 September 2020
Closing Date17 September 2020

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 on the units assigned, and attends rounds for coordination of care and discharge planning. Team communication as it pertains to attainment of patient goals and discharge planning is expected.

This position will provide physiotherapy services across Programs within the Health Sciences Center, with potential to cross sites. This position may work in the Medicine Program, Surgery Program, and Cardiac Critical Care Program providing services as needed. The incumbent is also responsible for participation in activities of the Program and the profession within Eastern Health that contribute to a Healthy Workplace and a safe environment for patients and staff. Weekend coverage and/or on-call service is required on a rotational basis. This position reports to the Division Manager, 4SA Nephrology/Respirology, and Medicine Program. Clinical consultation is available from the Clinical Physiotherapist II and III's at the site. Supervision and delegation to Physiotherapy Support Workers and student preceptorship is an expectation.

This position maintains accountability for professional integrity issues to the Professional Practice Consultant for the discipline.

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 maneuvering 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 in ICU with critically ill patients and dealing with clients 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.

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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.