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by St. Joseph's Health Care London

Reference #: 52790
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2024
St. Joseph's Health Care London

Job Description

Posting # 52790 - [ OPSEU Paramed ]
Physiotherapist- 1 position
Rehabilitation Allied Health
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Temporary Full Time

Temporary employment anticipated to extend until November 15, 2024, subject to the availability of work.

A challenging and exciting opportunity exists to work in a collaborative interprofessional environment delivering services to rehabilitation patients in a specialized rehabilitation setting. This is an ideal opportunity for a physiotherapist that wants to be part of a team of rehabilitation practitioners who are considered leaders in the delivery of rehabilitative care and to actively participate in improving the outcomes of the patients we serve and to the health care system as a whole.

The current assignment is for the spinal cord injury. This position also provides coverage to other clinical areas within the Rehabilitation Program.

Essential Qualifications

  • Valid registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Minimum 2 years related experience as a Physiotherapist
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated knowledge base in the provision of service to the acquired brain injury population including a knowledge base in neuro-rehabilitation and orthopedics
  • Experience and demonstrated competency in establishing rehabilitation goals and in the implementation of strategies and protocols for goal attainment
  • Demonstrated experience using a patient centered approach
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting as well as with case managers, insurance companies and attorneys
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with outcome measurement related to clinical practice
  • Proven flexibility and a high level of initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate evidence based research into practice
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and relevant interest groups
  • Working knowledge and experience with theories and principles of guiding adult learning and patient self-management approaches
  • Demonstrates initiatives with program development/improvement Demonstrated knowledge regarding the physiotherapy needs for a patient with acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury
  • Knowledge of computer systems (e.g. workload measurement, Cerner, Outlook, Microsoft Office)
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: March 21, 2024
Submission deadline: March 27, 2024

Michelle Robertson, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Application Contact Information

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