St. Joseph's Health Centre
Toronto, ON, CA
4d ago

Physiotherapist - Interprofessional Practice

Unity Health Toronto, comprised of Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital, works to advance the health of everyone in our urban communities and beyond.

Our health network serves patients, residents and clients across the full spectrum of care, spanning primary care, secondary community care, tertiary and quaternary care services to post-acute through rehabilitation, palliative care and long-term care, while investing in world-class research and education.

Join our team in our mission to continue to put patients and families at the centre of everything we do, in the role of Physiotherapist.

Seeking a Physiotherapist with excellent communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills who is comfortable working in a high-pressure environment.

This position will be primarily responsible for providing assessment and treatment recommendations for inpatients within the Medicine Program.

Reporting to the Manager, Collaborative Practice and Education, this role will provide clinical coverage for primarily weekend shifts.

The post holder must be willing to work in diverse inpatient care areas across the health centre.


  • The primary role of the Physiotherapist is in the assessment and management of physical impairments or disabilities with the aim of enhancing and restoring functional abilities and quality of life
  • Physiotherapy services will include assessment, treatment, consultation, discharge planning and education to patients, family members / caregivers, and external agencies
  • Works effectively as a member of an interprofessional team, collaborating with other disciplines to provide comprehensive patient care and complex discharge planning
  • Identifies and addresses educational needs for patients and their families
  • Demonstrates commitment to ongoing professional development in order to continue to provide optimal patient care
  • Provides patient care in accordance with all professional and organizational standards

  • Registered in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO) required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Must be rostered in a (or willing to roster prior to the end of the probationary period) with the CPO to perform the following activities : Administering a Substance by Inhalation
  • BLS required (or willingness to complete within probationary period)
  • 1-2 years inpatient medicine experience preferred and an interest in working in a variety of inpatient settings
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills as relates to patient care
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an interprofessional team member
  • Demonstrated ability to work with the Rehabilitation Assistants
  • Demonstrated commitment to and involvement with own profession (e.g. professional association) preferred
  • Satisfactory attendance record.
  • As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists.

    All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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