Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital is a leading community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge sites and our new Reactivation Care Centre that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. The hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community. With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?
Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills
You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines
You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs
You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
What we need:
As a member of our interprofessional team, you will be responsible for providing assessment consultation and education to the patient, family members and the interprofessional team in the Fracture and WSIB Occupational Health Assessment and Speciality Clinic at Markham Stouffville Hospital’s Markham site. In this role you will utilize your goal-orientated, client centered approach to care. You will help patients achieve their maximum range of movement and physical ability. Working with an interprofessional team, you will assist in optimizing the mobility of patients in this outpatient setting.
Within the WSIB program you will provide evidence based recommendations for health care services that will support workers to achieve their unique recovery and return to work goals. With your comprehensive experience of practice you will guide community treatment to ensure surgeon’s recommendations for treatment are being implemented and effective.
What you will achieve with us:
Provides patient care following current accepted standards of practice and principles of physiotherapy in the assessment, treatment and education of patients, and maintains liaison with other members of the health care team concerning the progress of patients
Independent and collaborative patient care such as radiographic (x-ray) knowledge and ability to read an x-ray
Carries out administrative duties consisting of: keeping statistics of productivity, ensuring patient and staff safety, attending staff meetings, involvement in program development and implementation, quality improvement initiatives and quality assurance activities
Maintains liaison and team approach with other members of the team (internal and external members i.e. return to work specialists)
Maintains personal professional growth through in-service education and literature review
Assumes a leadership role in influencing clinical practice and patient outcomes and collaborates with health care team and community partners regarding complex and challenging patient care situations.
Work schedule involves 5 hour shifts Wednesday- Friday Mornings. Schedule is subject to change based on operational demands.
$33.04-$45.81 per hour
What you bring to MSH:
Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, in good standing
Completion of a Master of Science in Physiotherapy preferred
Previous experience with fracture clinic patient population
Previous experience with surgical, rehab and emergency patient populations is an asset
Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
Demonstrated critical thinking skills
Ability to assess and analyse clinical findings in order to develop treatment plans appropriate for the patient’s condition
Orthopaedic and/or chronic musculo-skeletal assessment experience
Experience conducting research an asset
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively with the members of the interprofessional team, including support staff
Good computer skills and experience with electronic documentation preferred
Evidence of continuing education and ongoing professional development
Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required
Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.