North York General Hospital Physiotherapist Temporary in Toronto, ON

North York General Hospital

Branch Toronto ON CA

Toronto, ON

Maintain current documentation on patient health records and communicate with the healthcare team members, as required….

Position: Physiotherapist
Unit/Department: Assess and Restore
Reports To : Clinical Team Manager
Hours: 0.2 FTE, days, 8 hour shifts, every other weekend
Status: Part Time Temporary – Approximately 1 year
Rate of Pay : $34.5495 to 41.6258

IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital, we put our patients first in everything we do and we are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centred care. As one of Canada’s leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. As part of our dynamic team, you, too, can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.

Physiotherapist, Assess and Restore:
Your goal in this position is the assessment of the physical function of your patients, and the subsequent treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of physical dysfunction, injury or pain, and to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment function to relieve pain. You have the ability to recognize problems and take appropriate action. You are computer proficient, have superior communication and interpersonal skills, effortlessly connecting with physicians, staff, patients, and families, and display a high degree of professionalism, with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, in small groups and in a team environment. You demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure and maintain high level of productivity and competence. You are self-directed and flexible to adapt to the demands of a constantly changing patient case load, and are able to prioritize and meet additional responsibilities as required. You are able to self-evaluate in order to maintain clinical competency and determine needs for professional development. You will provide excellent patient and family-driven care in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner, and will take on the shared responsibility for ensuring that health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.

On a practical level, you will:
Deliver patient care following current accepted standards of practice and principles of physiotherapy in the assessment, treatment and education of patients, and liaises with other members of the health care team members in a collaborative and consultative role

Assess and analyze clinical findings in order to develop treatment plans appropriate for a patient’s conditions, and to change and terminate treatment when necessary

Safely implement commonly accepted physiotherapy techniques relevant to a patient’s condition utilizing evidence-based practices

Maintain current documentation on patient health records and communicate with the healthcare team members, as required

Provide educational programs for hospital staff and groups in the community. Supervise physiotherapy support personnel such as the Rehabilitation Assistant, physiotherapy students and interns

Engage in ongoing professional development such as in-service education, post-graduate education and literature review

Engage in patient and family education as appropriate

Administer statistics of productivity, ensuring patient and staff safety, track involvement in program development and implementation, quality improvement initiatives and quality assurance activities

Use evidence-based/best practice guidelines in developing appropriate physiotherapy care plans as well as in developing policies and procedures aligned with the organization’s strategic direction

Supports the hospital’s mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation.

Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a part time temporary position, 15 hours bi-weekly, with required days and every other weekend in the Assess and Restore unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes pension and vacation.

Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy from a recognized educational institution. Masters preferred

1 year related experience

Registration, in good standing, with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association encouraged

Familiarity with mental health regulations, as required

Rostered for Oxygen Titration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

What We Offer:
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How to Apply:
Think you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:

Please submit a covering letter and resume through our NYGH careers page nygh.on.ca/careers

Please join our talent community by creating a profile on nygh.on.ca/careers

Ensure your contact information and the title of the position to which you are applying is accurate.

Ensure to meet the deadline – only covering letters and resumes received by 11:59 pm on April 11, 2017, will be considered.

We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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