Status : Independent Contractor (Part-time)
Altum Health is a department within the University Health Network with over 250 employees across several regional sites (Toronto, Cambridge, Barrie, 2 Hamilton Sites, Sudbury, Ottawa, Oakville, Ajax, Mississauga, Vaughan, Brampton and Scarborough).
We offer a full continuum of prevention, rehabilitation, and health care services to third party payors and individuals, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), employers, and insurers.
UHN Altum Health is the largest provider of WSIB Specialty Programs in the province of Ontario.
At Altum Health, we believe in providing The Right Care. Always. by offering client-centered services that address the physical, psychosocial, and behavioral issues related to injury or illness.
We actively participate in outcomes data collection, analysis and reporting, continuous quality improvement and the education and training of the next generation of health and service professionals.
Altum Health services prevent and manage acute and chronic injury as well as co-morbid conditions and integrate clients back into the workplace and home life.
Our services result in positive outcomes and value to our clients and customers.
Altum Health is seeking an experienced Registered Massage Therapist & member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, with knowledge, skills and abilities in rehabilitation and return to work of injured workers.
Primary responsibilities include : setting goals and providing treatment plans for clients to initiate appropriate treatment intervention based on clinical assessment.
The massage therapist must gauge the condition of the client’s soft tissues, the joint function and quality, range of motion, and muscle strength.
The massage therapist must propose a specific treatment plan for the client. The massage therapist will consult with other health care professionals in an interdisciplinary team to develop treatment plans for clients.
The massage therapist is to provide ongoing evaluation of client progress, administer and collect outcome measurement information, participate in quality improvement initiatives, communicate to appropriate referral sources and stakeholders.
The massage therapist should educate clients on how to improve their posture and teach them strengthening, stretching, and rehabilitative exercises as well as relaxation techniques.
Performs cross-functional and / or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested. Works in compliance of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contravention’s of the Act, in a timely manner.