Physiotherapist Attention 1st year PT Students!  pt Health Bursary Program in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario
pt Health
Burlington, Ontario
5d ago

Posted November 25, 2019

Attention 1st year PT Students! pt Health Bursary Program

The bursary program is designed to assist Physiotherapy students who are entering their 2nd year of study of a Masters or Doctorate program.

Bursary assistance is not based solely upon scholastic standing but rather on a well rounded application where the student demonstrates academic and clinical excellence with a commitment to private practice in a rehabilitative setting.

This bursary is a non-repayable grant of up to $15,000 that will be awarded to students to cover the costs of their final year of study.

At the end of the program, the student will be hired in a full time Physiotherapy position within Ontario, New Brunswick or Nova Scotia.

Who can Apply

  • Physiotherapy Masters or Doctorate Program students entering their 2nd year of study.
  • Students who intend to be licensed in the province at the end of the program and work in the Physiotherapy field in a private practice, rehabilitative setting.
  • Canadian residents or permanent residents who are eligible to work in Canada.
  • The Application Package must include :

  • Current resume / CV
  • One page essay describing the students motivation and career objectives, including any comments as to the financial need of the student.
  • This essay must also acknowledge acceptance of a Physiotherapist position in any pt Health clinic in the province of study.

  • Faculty or work placement recommendation form completed by a course professor or placement advisor who knows the applicant well and can comment in a meaningful way on the criteria listed.
  • A current school transcript
  • Letter of reference from a previous or current employer, teacher or community work. Experience and participation in community groups, volunteer groups, or any other charitable involvement may be included.
  • Details of the Commitment

    To be awarded this bursary, the applicants must accept a Physiotherapist position in any pt Health clinic in the province of study.

    Location preferences will be considered if there are multiple positions available at that time, however the PT student must be able to relocate and commit to the designated position for 2 years.

    This is an opportunity for mentorship, an immediate caseload, an interdisciplinary team setting and many pt Health Perks.

    An employee compensation package will be provided to include :

  • Competitive hourly rate for the first six months while learning and growing their caseload. Transition to a fee split provider at six months (may be before six months if requested).
  • Eligible for Extended Health Benefits Plan, Continuing Education Allowance, and Vacation.
  • Employee will be expected to live by our pt Health values of Open & Honest Communications, All Hands In, The Extra Mile and Learn & Inspire, as well as abide by all other pt Health policies.
  • pt Health agrees to reimburse the course fees when tuition expenses are submitted. Relocation expenses may be submitted up to the grant maximum of $15,000.

    Leaving this position prior to the 2 year commitment would require repayment of the bursary to pt Health.

    How to Apply

    The completed application package must be sent by email to . (scanned letters and transcripts will be accepted).


    Applications must be received by December 31st, 2019

    Bursary will be awarded by February 21st, 2020

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    Physiotherapist Application

    First Name : Last Name : Email Address : Phone Number : Are you a registered clinician? Yes No Are you a resident of Canada?

    Yes No How did you hear about this position? Comments : I agree to receive commercial electronic messages Resume / CV resume :

    Formats allowed : *.doc, *.docx, *.pdf, *.odt, *.txt, and *.rtf.

    When the first pt Health clinic opened in Ontario in 1993, it was founded with aclear vision for the future. Even from the very start, we wanted to be a companythat valued inspiration, communication, working together, and never beingsatisfied with the status quo.

    We wanted to be a place where patients came to getwell and stay well. And we wanted to be an inspiration to ourselves as well asothers.

    Now, with over 100 clinics across Canada, we're living that dream. Ourmultidisciplinary approach to patient care means our clinicians communicate andwork together collaboratively, learning from and teaching each other throughouttheir careers.

    We support each other as we grow and learn and expand pt Health HRWebsite 2 our skills both as clinicians and as people.

    Our vision? We not only want to change the lives of our patients, we want tochange the face of healthcare in Canada.

    We believe that a clear, value-based vision for our company is what sets us apartand makes pt Health a unique place for you to build your career.

    Our 5 core valuesare what shape the growth and direction of our company and guide us every day.

    Learn and Inspire

    Continuous learning and inspiring others through mentorship

    At pt Health, we believe you should never stop learning. Whether you are a recent graduate, new to pt Health, or want to enhance your skill set, pt Health wants to you to have the opportunity to reach the goals you set for yourself during your career.

    This can be demonstrated through continuous learning and development through additional programs and courses specific to your role, or the pt Health online training centre for independent study and position specific training.

    Most importantly, working in our collaborative clinic model allows you to both inspire and be inspired. We know that constant learning means that we will always be able to provide our patients with the best level of care possible.

    Open and Honest Communications

    Transparency and truth in continuous dialogue

    We believe it is paramount that we all communicate and stay connected to what is happening with pt Health as a company. How do we make this happen?

    First, company information is distributed online and via e-mail to keep you up to date with helpful announcements. We conduct bi-annual employee surveys to collect feedback from our teams and then use that feedback to help guide our company activities and new employee programs.

    We also support communication via our online training centre and issue weekly newsletters that highlight new hires, openings, promotions, contests, and clinic updates.

    Finally, in what we like to call our quarterly Town Hall meetings, we keep all employees aware of business strategies, company programs, activities, and awards.

    All Hands In

    Total team unity and strength by working together

    It’s very common to hear pt Health team members say they have each other’s back. That’s because there is a supportive team dynamic at every level of our company.

    We believe that a unity of purpose brings strength and focus to a team. This connectedness of our clinic and corporate teams drives our business to grow together and succeed together.

  • We know that if we focus on a goal as a team, we’ll reach uncommon results. This philosophy helps both our patients and employees achieve their objectives at the highest level possible.
  • Whatever goals we set, whatever dreams we have, we will reach them together.

    The Extra Mile

    Striving to go above and beyond

    We’re not satisfied with just being good we believe in being extraordinary. Our clinicians are constantly striving to improve their clinical skills to make sure pt Health patients get the best care available.

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    That means ensuring that our processes are efficient, listening to our team members and patients, making our clinics warm and welcoming spaces, and going out of our way to give patients every option to get well and stay well.

    Every day, we listen to the feedback from our team because their experiences help us to do everything possible to be better than we were the day before.

    A culture that elicits and respects feedback means that we constantly raise the bar in performance professionally and for our customers.

    Our goal is to make a difference in the lives of every single patient who comes toa pt Health clinic. As a company, we also want to make the same kind of positiveimpact in the lives of our employees.

    Within our collaborative model, ourclinicians treat a wide range of injuries, commit to helping patients managechronic conditions, and dedicate themselves to making sure our patients are on theroad to recovery.

    We never stop learning from each other, improving our clinicalskills, and we support each other as we strive to continually improve patientoutcomes.

    As a company, pt Health supports our employees by providing an extended benefitspackage, mentorship opportunities, a continuing education allowance, and theability to move into management and leadership positions.

    We know you arecommitted to the well-being of your patients. For our part, we are committed toyour well-being as a pt Health employee.

    Which track are you?

    Clinical Track be an respected clinical leader in the company as atrusted resource

    Management Track progress to being a manager of a clinic team or even a groupof clinics

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