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Kinesiologist - TFT - Mississauga, Ontario - Mississauga, Ontario


Position: Kinesiologist
Department: Altum Health
Site: Mississauga
Reports to: Site Manager                       
Status: Temporary Full-time (1 year contract)

Altum Health is a department within the University Health Network with over 280 employees across 11 regional sites (Toronto, Cambridge, Barrie, Hamilton, Sudbury, Ottawa, Oakville, Ajax, Mississauga, and Vaughan). 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.

UHN Altum Health is seeking an experienced KINESIOLOGIST with knowledge, skills, and abilities in rehabilitation and return to work of injured workers, to work within the Functional Pain Program and Musculoskeletal Program as part of a multidisciplinary team. The principal responsibilities include: provision of clinical care (participation in team treatment planning, implementation and evaluation; group supervision; work simulation circuits; functional testing and restoration; gym and exercise programs), education, quality/administrative activities (safety, equipment and inventory management) and other duties consistent with the job classification, as required. An approach including both physical and psychosocial interventions is integral. Strong communication, teamwork and service excellence skills are important. We prefer candidates with at minimum one-year experience specific to this job.

o Completion of a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology from a recognized education facility
o Current registration and certification with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario
o Two (2) years related experience in the treatment of clients/patients with work related injuries, MVA and/or experience in the third party health care system
o FAE/Return to work planning/Job Site Assessment skills preferred
o WorkWell Isernhagen certification preferred
o Excellent interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills
o Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, oral, and nonverbal communication skills
o Ability to provide group education sessions and lead small group learning
o Compliance with confidentiality requirements
o Exercise initiative and good judgement with ability to multi-task
o Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line.  You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: June 1, 2017        CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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