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Job Title:
Clinical Physiotherapist II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Community Support Services
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Clarenville Coish Place

(Subject to Classification Review)
Clarenville - Coish Place
Community Support Program
Temporary, Full Time (until November 27, 2020 with the possibility of extension)
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour day shifts; flex schedule as per current AAHP
Collective Agreement)
SalaryCG-43 ($38.67 - $45.59 per hour)
Competition Number2020002655
Posted Date29 July 2020
Closing Date5 August 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 II is responsible for assessing and treating individuals residing at home in a community setting or working with clients in preparing to return home from acute care incorporating the home first philosophy into practice. This is a challenging position which requires an individual to practice independently and be an integral member of an interdisciplinary team, and across a rural geographical area including Clarenville and Bonavista regions. Clients have a variety of problems that impact their mobility and function.

This position reports to the Division Manager in the Community Support Program and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Physiotherapy for professional integrity and practice issues. Supervision of support staff and students may be required.

Work includes client management for the area of practice, input into program and policy development, project development, quality initiatives, planning and evaluation activities of the clinical service and the profession, participating in evidence-based practice, education and community capacity building.

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.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from an approved/recognized School of Physiotherapy is required.
Registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physiotherapists (NLCP) is required.
A minimum of three years' experience within the last five working as a Clinical Physiotherapist with adult clients is required.
Successful completion of a post entry education course in Orthopedic Level I (or equivalent as determined by Eastern Health) is required.
Demonstrated effective communication, both verbally and in writing with co-workers, patients and their families in both a one-on-one and/or group environment.
Effectively translated and communicated knowledge in the specialized area of physiotherapy practice to others.
Possessed proven leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to provide supervision, coaching, mentorship and training to physiotherapists, physiotherapy support workers and students.
Ability to prioritize caseload and patient needs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as a member of an interprofessional team.
Conditions of employment include the use of a private vehicle.
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.