Sport Physiotherapist
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan, CA
12d ago

Number of Openings : 1

Primary Purpose : Provide sport focused physiotherapy expertise to the general public and University of Saskatchewan population out of the Ron and Jane Graham Sport Science and Health Centre.

Nature of Work : Reports to the Associate Athletics Officer - Program Operations, Huskie Athletics. The Sport Physiotherapist is required to work under pressure, in a high volume and dynamic environment within an alternative work plan.

No SGI or WCB caseload is required for this positon.

Accountabilities :

  • Delivers sport physiotherapy, including but not limited to; rehabilitation, post-operative care, return to sport progressions, injury prevention, assessment and treatment, concussion management, and return to play programming;
  • Leads the fee for service program, responsible for business development and revenue generation for the physiotherapy services delivered out of the Ron and Jane Graham Sport Science and Heath Centre;
  • Builds client database and encourages client engagement in the physiotherapy program allowing the client to meet their clinical, health, and lifestyle goals;
  • Effectively communicate with clients allowing them to confidently make informed decisions about their plan of care, see the value services offered and maintain engagement with their rehabilitation;
  • Collaborate with Huskie Health and Human Performance Centre (HPC) employees to provide tailored services and packages to the public;
  • Effectively communicate with researchers and research employees to support research conducted out of Ron and Jane Graham Sport Science and Heath Centre;
  • Provide back-up coverage to Huskie Health Team Physiotherapists who require athlete or team coverage at peak times throughout the season;
  • Ensure privacy policies and procedures adhere to professional practice guidelines and university policy;
  • Adheres to Huskie Health charting standards;
  • Ensure Huskie Health budgetary targets are met;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Education : Master of Physical Therapy / BScPT or equivalent. A Certificate or Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy is preferred.

    Licenses : Eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists; valid First Aid, CPR and Sport First Responder Certification and membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) is encouraged.

    Experience : Experience working in a fee-for-service orthopedic and sports physiotherapy clinic; previous experience working with elite athletes in a team environment.

    Skills : An entrepreneurial skillset assisting in the development and establishment of a newly founded private practice.

    Strong communication and organizational skills required. Knowledge and proficiency in Electronic Medical Records.

    This position is in scope of ASPA.

    The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential.

    All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced.

  • The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
  • however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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