Physiotherapist - Veterans Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
27d ago

Summary of Duties :

  • All physiotherapists in the Veterans Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre contribute to clinical care, and resident and staff education;
  • participate in program planning, development & evaluation; evaluate physiotherapy interventions using evidence- based practice principles;
  • act as a resource to the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto; and maintain & upgrade skills and knowledge through continuing education activities.

    Responsibilities include :

  • As a member of the interprofessional team in Veterans Centre, the Physiotherapist will plan, implement, direct, and monitor resident’s physiotherapy programs and will work closely with Physiotherapy Assistants when implementing residents’ program.
  • Evaluation, treatment and education of conditions commonly seen in the geriatric population, long term care and palliative care.
  • Actively participates in unit rounds and family conferences
  • Maintains and upgrades skills and knowledge through continuing education activities
  • Acts as a resource to hospital staff
  • Act as a resource to the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto for student teaching (i.e. curriculum development , clinical placements, SCS’s, etc)
  • Evaluates physiotherapy interventions using evidence based practice principles
  • Participates in practice based research activities (i.e. scientific inquiry activities, and program evaluation) at the program and professional level
  • Maintenance of resident records using the Point Click Care electronic documentation system, workload measurement and MDS statistics in accordance with facility and professional standards
  • Preparation of reports as required
  • Participation in Veterans Centre and hospital wide meetings , committees, and planning as required
  • Qualifications / Skills :
  • P.T. or equivalent
  • P.T. or equivalent
  • Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association of Ontario preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, as well as demonstrate ability to work effectively as part of an interprofessional team is required
  • Strong problem solving, time-management and organizational skills
  • Previous experience with geriatric clients and long term care clients preferred
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters in one document quoting 181658 to :

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    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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