Physiotherapist - D5 Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Regular Full-time 2024-9592

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Date Posted: 7/8/2024

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-9592

Position Type: Regular full-time

Department: D5 Neurosurgery Orthopaedic Unit

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Days

Shifts Weekend Required: Days

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: Yes

Summary of Duties:

  • Responsible for providing person-centred patient assessments and interventions in collaboration with the interprofessional team, including recommendations for follow-up as required [i.e. Home Care Program, community or rehabilitation resources]. Actively participates in inter-professional team activities such as team meetings, clinical rounds, team huddles and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Participates in continuing professional development activities including the provision of clinical and educational in-services that fosters ongoing learning, professionalism, interprofessional collaborations, and best practices in physiotherapy.
  • Participates in the supervision and education of physiotherapy students on an ongoing basis.
  • Is an expert resource for; staff, students, and other health care providers related to physiotherapy in the Tory Trauma Program.
  • Participates in discipline-specific and interprofessional quality improvement activities within Physiotherapy Services and the Tory Trauma Program.
  • Practices in accordance with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario standards of practice.

Please note: The above duties are representative but are not to be construed as all-inclusive



  • MSc[PT] or equivalent
  • Registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association of Ontario preferred

  • Experience in neurosurgery and orthopaedics

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong problem solving, time-management and organizational skills

  • Excellent professional judgment, conflict resolution and interpersonal communication skills with patients, families, team members, students and community partners
  • Evidence of good attendance, a satisfactory performance history and a discipline-free record required
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