Toronto, ON, Canada
St. John's Rehab MSK/STAR (A4) Rehab Program
Hours of Work:
St. John's Rehab
Shifts Weekday Required:
Shifts Weekend Required:
Statutory Holiday(s) Required:
Summary of Duties
The Physiotherapist (PT) works as a member of the interprofessional inpatient rehabilitation team. The PT utilizes a person-centred approach in considering the occupational performance issues, component skills and environmental factors having an impact on the functional level of their patients, in preparation for discharge to the community.
The PT is responsible for conducting assessments, developing care plans, providing patient/family education, evaluating progress, and identifying the need for supplementary assessments or referrals. The PT actively participates in interprofessional team activities such as team meetings, clinical rounds, team huddles and quality improvement initiatives. The PT assigns appropriate tasks to Physiotherapist Assistants and volunteers under their indirect supervision, and participates actively in the clinical teaching and supervision of PT and PTA students.
Please note: The above duties are representative but are not to be construed as all-inclusive
Successful completion of a recognized post-secondary program in Physiotherapy.
Current registration in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
Minimum one year of related clinical experience preferred.
Musculoskeletal and short term active reconditioning experience preferred
Excellent professional judgment, conflict resolution and interpersonal communication skills with patients, families, team members, students and community partners.
Competence in the practice of evidence-based physiotherapy and interprofessional care, with experience in the application of practice models and outcome measures.
Effective time management and organizational skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Evidence of good attendance, a satisfactory performance history and a discipline-free record required.
Demonstrated commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles.