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Acting Clinical Practice Leader - Ajax, Ontario

JOB POSTING #851828

Position: Acting Clinical Practice Leader
Site: Ajax
Department: Altum Health
Reports to: Manager
Status: Temporary Full-Time (12 months)

Altum Health is a department within the University Health Network with over 300 employees across several sites (Toronto, Cambridge, Barrie, Hamilton, 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.

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 Ajax is currently recruiting an energetic and well-organized ACTING CLINICAL PRACTICE LEADER to support our team with expertise in WSIB Specialty LE/BN! The Acting Clinical Practice Leader performs activities to facilitate the effective functioning of various programs in Altum Health at University Health Network. The principal responsibilities of this include: providing leadership and clinical expertise in patient care in the provision of clinic/assessment services; promoting quality activities and supporting staff; performing administrative and operational functions in support of the program and/or Manager; promoting Altum Health’s services; providing educational services; providing clinical care to clients/patients; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.
The CPL works with and supports program staff, the management team, administrative coordinators, and other Practice Leaders.

QUALIFICATIONS

• A regulated health care professional with academic qualifications from a recognized university (e.g. Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy)
• Registered with the appropriate regulatory College of Ontario
• Three (3) years’ experience required in the provision of acute rehabilitation services
• Three (3) years leadership experience preferred
• Supervisory and teaching experience is required
• Experience working with WSIB Specialty Programs
• Knowledge of all Altum Health product lines
• Ability to influence, mentor & motivate others
• Ability to multi-task, and work a fast-paced and changing environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent time management and organizational skills
• Ability to develop, implement and monitor a quality management programs
• Compliance with legislation outlined in Regulated Health Professions Act (1991)

POSTED DATE: November 11, 2019  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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