Physiotherapist - Allied Health
Scarborough Health Network
Toronto, ON
Company Biography:
Across our three hospitals and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east. We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at shn.ca

Position Overview:
Working as a member of the inter-professional team, the Physiotherapist will provide comprehensive services to patients in a variety of in-patient areas. The Physiotherapist will provide assessments to clients and will provide recommendations designed to maximize safety and function to support individuals recovery. The successful candidate will participate in program development and evaluation as well as actively participating in regular team meetings, liaising with community based providers, advocating on behalf of clients and their families and participation in inter-professional patient and family conferences as needed.

Company Vacancy/Request for Transfer:
The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position. Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Requirements:
  • Registration and licensed to practice (in good standing) with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
  • Previous experience working with clients with multiple co-morbidities, experience with clients with neurological, orthopaedic and cognitive impairments an asset
  • Proven ability to plan and recommend continued self-care programs
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well within an inter-professional team
  • Ability to exercise initiative and observe strict confidentiality
  • Liability insurance confirmed
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
  • Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
  • Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
  • Excellent work performance and attendance
Asset:
  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • M.Sc (preferred) in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Familiarity with wheelchair and mobility aid prescription an asset
  • Ability to speak another language
Accommodation Statement:
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.