The Champlain Local Health Integration Network’s (LHIN) mandate is to ensure health services are well-organized, appropriately funded, and meet the health needs of the 1.3 million residents who call this region home.
We work with and fund roughly 120 health service providers that offer about 240 health programs in hospitals, community support services, mental health and addiction services, community health centres, and long-term care homes. The Champlain LHIN also delivers home and community care services.
The Physiotherapist plans, organizes and directs diverse programs of treatment, counseling, screening and education for LHIN Patients in a variety of settings (in homes, schools, and retirement homes)
Education and Experience:
- Provides physiotherapy services to LHIN patients through initial assessment, identification of problems, establishment of goals and treatment plans, implementation of physio treatment, follow-up and management of patient’s condition.
- Establishes priorities and treatment goals with respect to identified problems and develops methods of achieving these goals.
- Ensures that clinical records are maintained in accordance with Champlain LHIN Policies and Procedures and the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
- Schedules patient visits according to Physiotherapy priorities.
- Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and maintains liaison with other health care professionals.
- Acts as an education and resource person for other health care professionals.
- Participates in committees as approved.
- Partakes in professional development activities and maintains knowledge and ability in the realm of physiotherapy.
- Maintains supplies and recommends equipment for department use within budget limitations.
- Interprets the role and objectives of the LHIN Physiotherapy Program in the community.
- Degree or diploma in Physiotherapy and current certificate of registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
- Related professional experience which would normally be attained over a period of two years in a Physiotherapy role
- Related experience in a similar community-based setting is an asset
- Current CPR-C certificate
Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of health care system and the role of the Champlain LHIN within the system
- Knowledge of Champlain LHIN operations, quality, risk, and performance management principles
- Knowledge of relevant health care legislation
- Knowledge of Champlain LHIN policies, procedures, strategic direction and goals
- Understanding of Champlain LHIN partners and contracted service providers in the community
- Effective planning and organizing skills to manage multiple patients, provide information reports, and take corrective action as required
- Ability to accurately complete required documentation, reports, forms, and recommendations
- Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
- Strong interpersonal skills to work with diverse patient groups with varying levels of comprehension and language capability
- Strong ability to manage difficult conversations/situations in a healthy and effective manner
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in both a team environment and independently
- Effective communication skills to establish and maintain a wide range of contacts with professionals and organizations within the community
- Demonstrated strong customer service skills
- Effective listening and strong facilitation skills are necessary to work with patients and their families/caregivers/SDMs in order to ensure best possible service is provided to the patient
- Ability to deliver information effectively in a variety of settings including one-on-one, team meetings, and to assist in delivering presentations/information regarding the LHIN Physiotherapy program
- A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required
- Vulnerable Sector Check completed within the last six
Wages are in accordance with the collective agreement between Champlain LHIN and OPSEU and starting salaries range from $39.22/hr. - $41.89/hr.
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
1100 Pembroke st East, Pembroke, Ontario or 850 O'Brien rd, Renfrew, Ontario
All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Champlain LHIN welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in any aspects of the selection process.