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Physiotherapist, Directing, Career Opportunity in Sarnia, Ontario

Job description

Responsibilities:

  • Consults with the patient to obtain information about their health, associated history, previous health interventions and outcomes
  • Collects assessment information relevant to client’s needs and physiotherapy practice
  • Analyzes assessment findings to establish a physiotherapy diagnosis and prognosis
  • Develops and recommends a plan of care with the patient/family and health care team.
  • Directs the physiotherapist assistant to implement the patient’s care plan
  • Ongoing, in collaboration with the physiotherapist assistant monitors patient outcomes and progression towards therapy goals
  • Modifies the patient’s care plan as required based on patient outcomes
  • Documents patient outcomes and current care plan in the electronic patient chart for the interdisciplinary team
  • Communicates with interdisciplinary team as required regarding patient outcomes and status changes (for example most responsible physician).  

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Physiotherapy (or degree prepared physiotherapy education)
  • Valid registered with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario and associated liability insurance
  • Member with the Ontario Physiotherapy Association (preferred)
  • Recently demonstrated knowledge of stroke best practices in their practice (preferred)
  • Recently demonstrated knowledge of musculoskeletal (i.e. arthroplasty) best practices in their practice (preferred)
  • Trained in chronic disease management – strategies to support patients living in community
  • A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
  • Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
  • Valid driver’s license in the Province of Ontario, use of reliable vehicle, current car insurance coverage as per VON policy
  • Current criminal background check will be requested
  • A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry check may be required
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