Physiotherapist, Spinal Cord Rehab
UHN
Toronto, Ontario, CA
6d ago

Temporary full-time maternity leave coverage

JOB SUMMARY :

The Physiotherapist (PT) is an integral member of the Physiotherapy service, Allied Health and clinical programs in which care is provided.

Through the provision of patient and non-patient care activities, the PT enhances the quality of life of patients living with spinal cord injury or disease.

  • Principal responsibilities include : providing assessment and treatment for patients; participating in goal setting with patients;
  • collaborating with inter-professional staff in providing patient-focused care; facilitating referrals to appropriate community resources;
  • communicating effectively with patients and internal / external care providers; participating in program planning and development, and professional and hospital initiatives supporting quality management and research;
  • supervising Physiotherapy students for clinical education; demonstrating an understanding of, complying with, and committing to patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Physical Therapy
  • Registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario : CPA membership preferred
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (B - with 2 person rescuer or C Level) on employment
  • Minimum of two years relevant clinical experience
  • Experience in spinal cord rehabilitation preferred
  • Bobath and / or NDT experience preferred
  • Seating experience preferred
  • Hydrotherapy experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
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