Staff Therapist - Physiotherapy
Misericordia Health Centre
Winnipeg, MB
Requisition ID: 26501

Position Number: 20021701

Posting End Date: July 25, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Misericordia Health Centre

Department / Unit: PRIME - Misericordia Health Centre

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.40

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.5

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $34.448, $35.480, $36.546, $37.642, $38.769, $39.931

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Position Overview
The Physiotherapist will work collaboratively with the team to provide assessment and treatment in order to prevent disability and promote, maintain, or restore physical performance and well-being.

Previous clinical experience in a health care setting is preferred.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
Entry-to-practice academic credential in physiotherapy from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
Where required by provincial licensing, must successfully have completed the written component of the Physiotherapy Competency exam and must successfully complete the practical component within the mandatory two year time frame as a condition of employment.
Must be registered on the Practicing Roster of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba.
Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association preferred.
It is recommended that, at minimum, staff possess the Family & Friends category of CPR training.
Must maintain a valid driver’s license and possess a vehicle to conduct home visits.

Qualifications and Skills
Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.
Knowledge of the physiological, social, cultural and economic aspects of client care.
Ability to organize and complete assignments with a minimum of supervision.
Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practice in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare and education knowledge.
Good computer skills are required.
Work within the Centre’s core values, philosophy, vision, CQI goals, policies and procedures.
Physical Requirements
Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting.
Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with clients.
Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy clients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities.
Must demonstrate adequate motor coordination or dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques and manipulation of therapeutic activities as necessary.
May be required to work evenings or weekends.
May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.