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Job Title:
Clinical Physiotherapist I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Children & Womens Health
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Location outside of Eastern Health

Janeway Outreach - Corner Brook
Children and Women's Health Program
Development and Rehabilitation Division
Permanent. Part-Time
Hours37.5 hours bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG-41 ($36.32 - $42.83 per hour)
Competition Number2019005691
Posted Date19 November 2019
Closing Date26 November 2019

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 Development and Rehabilitation Division is an Ambulatory Care/Provincial Pediatric Service with both a provincial and tertiary care mandate, with programs expanding into the schools and the community. This Physiotherapy position is located in the Western Outreach Site and is supported by other services located at the Janeway Children's Health and Rehabilitation Centre in St. John's. The Centre has a well-equipped department located at the Western Memorial Hospital.
The Clinical Physiotherapist provides assessment and treatment to children with physical and developmental disabilities living in the Western Region. He/she will be responsible for patient assessment, design and implementation of treatment programs as well as home and school visits. The successful candidate must have the ability to work independently and communicate effectively. The Physiotherapist's caseload will include children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, musculoskeletal and developmental disabilities. He/she will be required to travel weekly to Stephenville and will also be involved in travelling clinics.
This position reports to the Division Manager of the Children and Women's Health Program and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Physiotherapy for professional integrity and practice issues.

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 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 interprofessional team and be able to prioritize caseload and patient needs.
A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit.

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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.