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Physiotherapist, Job Offer in Ottawa, Ontario

Job description

Job Summary:

  • The goal of Carefor’s Allied Health team is to enhance client outcomes through the effective use of therapy services in community-based care, particularly in their home.
  • As part of an interdisciplinary health care team, you will be responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation and counseling to clients and their families in the community.
  • As a full-time employee, you will enjoy a flexible, 75-hour bi-weekly, schedule at a competitive salary. Carefor offers its full-time employees a company paid benefits plan, as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and treat clients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions
  • Test and measure the functioning of the musculoskeletal, neurological, pulmonary and cardiovascular systems
  • Establish a clinical diagnosis and care plan for the treatment of physical problems
  • Measure client’s/family’s progress towards goal achievement using objective measures
  • Provide client, family or support personnel with education and training to maximize physical abilities
  • Utilize adult learning principals and established teaching materials to educate clients and families
  • Identify and utilize appropriate tools and resources to deliver care and manage these responsibly
  • Refer client/family to appropriate levels and type of care and community resources as needed

Qualifications:

  • Registration with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making and analysis
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle.
  • 2-5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Certification strongly preferred
  • Experience in community health an asset
  • Bilingualism is Preferred (French/English)
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