Physiotherapist - Physiotherapy
The Scarborough Hospital
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

At Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH), the patient experience comes first. With three hospital sites (Birchmount, General and Centenary) and five satellite sites, SRH provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada.

Created through a merger of The Scarborough Hospital’s Birchmount and General sites and Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary site in December 2016, SRH is committed to delivering the highest quality patient-

and family-centred care, with a focus on enhancing access to services for the Scarborough community.

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position.

Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

The physiotherapist will be responsible for an inpatient caseload and medically complex, neurological, cardio-respiratory, orthopaedic and general surgical patients in an inpatient setting.

The majority of patients are waiting long term care placement but will require regular reassessment and assignment to a Rehabilitation Assistant.

As a key member of the team, the physiotherapist will take a role in assisting with the development of programming and best practices for these patient populations.

The Physiotherapist will establish linkages and collaborative working relationships with all multidisciplinary teams to improve patient flow and continuum of care across the hospital.

Requirements :

  • Licensed with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario, Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Member of CPA and OPA
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to manage a busy and varied caseload
  • A good understanding of , comfort assigning to and experience with working with a PTA required
  • BCLS preferred
  • Knowledge of the relevant profession specific and general legislation, including the Health Care Consent Act, Substitute Decision Act and Public Hospital Act
  • Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, documentation, and teamwork skills with the ability to work well with patients, families and the community
  • Ability to collaborate with inter-professional healthcare teams to create an interdisciplinary plan of care
  • Strong problem solving skills with demonstrated initiative and leadership skills
  • Experience in educating and training staff, family, students and volunteers
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SRH comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-
  • service education in this area

  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public
  • Demonstrated pattern of excellent attendance and performance
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