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Physiotherapist - Inpatient Mobility

Competition #:802148

Job Title:Physiotherapist - Inpatient Mobility


Job Category:Health Disciplines

New Work Type:Casual

Positions Available:2

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:19/04/17

Closing date:02/05/17

Salary Range:$36.27 - $43.30 per hour

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):0.000001

The Inpatient Mobility Unit at St. Michael's Hospital is seeking an experienced Physiotherapist to work weekends on a rotational basis with excellent communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills who is comfortable working in a high-pressure environment. This fast-paced 39-bed unit includes a mix of post-operative Orthopaedics and medical Neurology patients. The Mobility Program provides a supportive environment with learning and growth opportunities.


  • The Primary Role of the Physiotherapist is the assessment and management of physical impairments or disabilities with the aim of enhancing and restoring functional abilities and quality of life within the context of an interprofessional team.
  • Works effectively as a member of an interprofessional team, collaborating with other disciplines to provide comprehensive patient care
  • Contributes to the academic mandate of the organization as an educator, resource or support for staff, students and members of the academic and professional community
  • Identifies and addresses educational needs for patients and their families
  • Demonstrates commitment to ongoing professional development and quality improvement initiatives
  • Is committed to, and participates in, ongoing quality improvement in the organization
  • Provides patient care in accordance with all professional and organizational standards
  • Supervises and teaches students


  • Experience with patients in an acute care setting is required
  • Must be registered by and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO) for practice in all applicable clinical areas
  • Must have a MSc degree in Physiotherapy (or equivalent)
  • Current CPR certification
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills as relates to patient care
  • Demonstrated commitment to and involvement with own profession, professional association, etc.
  • Must be available to work approximately 1 weekend per month on a rotational basis