Alberta Health Services

Physiotherapist I - Children's Allied Health (BB-B7B6A)

Found in: Talent CA

Description:

Your Opportunity:

You will work with a vibrant and collaborative Children's Allied Health team comprised of OT, PT, SLP, SW, Early Intervention, administration, TAs and Child/Youth Developmental Specialists in order to serve children, families and stakeholders in Southeast, Alberta. This position is located in the beautiful and sunniest city, Medicine Hat! Medicine Hat is situated along the sun-soaked South Saskatchewan river, which winds through our coulee system. The city boasts many miles of interconnected recreational trails, parks and other sight-seeing treasures.

Description:

As a Physiotherapist I, you will be working both independently and in an interdisciplinary team providing a range of physiotherapy services to patients and families within the established standards, directives and policies for the work environment and the profession. You will provide guidance to other healthcare professionals and clinical direction to therapy assistants, support personnel and students. You will review clinical referrals, screening and assessing client needs from a physiotherapy perspective in collaboration with other health disciplines as appropriate. You will be developing, planning and implementing physiotherapy services in cooperation with other disciplines in the hospital and community, and establishing and maintaining effective communication with colleagues, medical staff, and health care practitioners concerning treatment plans, progress and discharge. You will be participating in client, family and caregiver education in collaboration with other disciplines, producing and maintaining information, documentation and verbal reports to support the delivery of physiotherapy services. You will maintain a practice knowledge base including knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards and requirements.We are dedicated to supporting our Physiotherapists in becoming strong practitioners in their practice area and expanding their skillsets regardless of location. All our Physiotherapists have access to a list of experienced clinicians across the province and are able to tap into this resource via email, phone and virtual meetings. As our teams transition to our Provincial Electronic Medical Record (Connect Care) you will also be able to share patient information real time with these senior clinicians to assist you in providing high quality care.

  • Classification: Physiotherapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Physiotherapy Child & Youth
  • Primary Location: Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 1
  • Shifts per cycle: 5
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
  • Required Qualifications:

    Completion of master's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible registration and practice permit with Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association.

    Additional Required Qualifications:

    As required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience working with children and families is an asset, but not required.

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