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Physiotherapist - General Internal Medicine

Competition #:814504

Job Title:Physiotherapist - General Internal Medicine

Department:General Internal Medicine

Job Category:Health Disciplines

New Work Type:Casual

Positions Available:2

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:12/03/18

Closing date:19/03/18

Salary Range:$36.27 - $43.30 per hour

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):0.000001


  • The Primary Role of the Physical Therapist is in 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.
  • the role of the physiotherapist will be to provide week-end coverage on the Internal Medicine unit
  • Able to work 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 as required
  • Identifies and addresses educational needs for patients and their families
  • Demonstrates commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Is committed to, and participates in, ongoing quality improvement in the organization as required
  • Provides patient care in accordance with all professional and organizational standards
  • provides effective transfer of accountability for week-day physiotherapy staff regarding patients seen over the week-end
  • demonstrates excellent prioritization, communication and leadership skills



  • 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
  • Must be willing to work weekends
  • 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.) preferred