It is understood that the hours of work reflect the current scheduling arrangements and are subject to change as determined by the Employer.
Current Physiotherapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant diplomas or dual OTA/PTA diploma from a recognized program that includes a placement component in each discipline
Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
Demonstrated knowledge of the geriatric population
Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, physical and cognitive disabilities and their potential impact on task performance
Experience with the provision of physiotherapy treatment such as: functional mobility retraining and therapeutic exercise
Excellent communication skills with patients, family, volunteers and other members of the care team
Able to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment
Able to meet the physical demands of the position (eg. Lifts and transfers, able to assist therapist in physical treatment techniques)
Able to utilize computer systems (eg. Workload measurement, Outlook, Word)
Exceptional observational skills
Able to work independently and be self directed
A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate
Proficiency in French would be an asset
Experience working with geriatric population, as well as working with individuals with a variety of comorbidities, dementia, and/or mental health diagnosis
Teaching and Research
St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing
Posting date: December 07, 2021
Submission deadline: December 13, 2021
Greg Evens, Human Resources
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.