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Job Details  * This vacancy is now closed *
Job Title:
Physiotherapist

Posted Date:
12/3/2018
Closing Date:
12/10/2018
Functional Discipline:
Post Acute Specialty Services

Job Description

OPSEU

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
PHYSIO: MEDICINE
POST ACUTE SPECIALTY SERVICES
TEMPORARY FULL TIME
8 HOUR DAYS/WEEKEND SHIFTS; SUBJECT TO CHANGE
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA
OPSEU 1800002489

**This was previously a non-union position but has now been moved to OPSEU. All terms and conditions of the non-union program will apply until the parties negotiate a new OPSEU Collective Agreement.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Patient Care Manager, and working within a multi-disciplinary Acute Care inpatient team, the Physiotherapist is responsible for patient assessment and the development and execution of treatment plans. He/she documents all aspects of patient care, actively participates in patient care meetings and maintains relevant statistics. He/she will participate in program development, evaluation and with education activities as determined by the service. Other related duties as required. Weekend scheduling may be required. Travel between Lakeridge Health campuses may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Licensed by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario in good standing;
* Minimum 2 years clinical experience with acute care or inpatient rehabilitation conditions preferred;
* Proven ability to develop and deliver education programs utilizing adult education principles;
* Experience with the assessment and treatment of the geriatric population required;
* Proven ability to plan and recommend continued self-care programs for the client;
* Demonstrated experience with and the use of supplemental oxygen therapy preferred;
* Demonstrated experience in the treatment of patients with multiple physical impairments and a variety of chronic diseases, preferred;
* Proven ability to lift, turn, transfer patients both manually and with mechanical aids;
* Proven working knowledge of personal computers, utilizing Microsoft Office software;
* Demonstrated excellent organizational, prioritization, problem-solving and case management skills;
* Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills and conflict management skills;
* Current CPR certification;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety
programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.

SALARY: $38.89 - $44.85 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This position is open to all qualified OPSEU staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and OPSEU Local 348.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.