Join Northeastern Ontario’s Health Care Leaders!
Full job descriptions on the HSN Careers Website at: https://careers.hsnsudbury.ca/.
A dynamic and growing health care environment awaits you in Sudbury, Ontario. Surrounded by provincial parks and with 330 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over 165,000 residents and is a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments that offer something for everyone. Just a one hour flight or four-hour drive north of Toronto, here you will experience the balance of a supportive and challenging career environment and a comfortable and affordable lifestyle, right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s largest city.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking qualified Physiotherapists for the following opportunities:
- Intensive Rehabilitation Unit – Permanent Full-Time – Requisition # 3199
- Intensive Rehabilitation Unit – Temporary Full-Time – Requisition # 1805
- Outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation – Permanent Part-Time – Requisition # 2308
- Specialty Clinics – Permanent Full Time – Requisition # 3275
Successful candidates will possess current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. However, candidates expected to obtain registration in the next few months are strongly encouraged to apply.
We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, and relocation allowance may be available to assist with moving expenses.
Funding is available to HSN staff to enhance employee development including required training/education as well as professional growth and development.
HSN participates in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). HOOPP, one of the leading pension plans in Canada, is a defined and multi-employer benefit pension plan, meaning it can be transferred between many organizations in Ontario. HOOPP is currently offered in over 600 organizations in Ontario. For every dollar an employee contributes to HOOPP, the employer (HSN) contributes $1.26, meaning the plan is 55% funded by the employer, and 45% funded by the employee.
Support for all HSN employees and family members is available through our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
REHABILITATION PROFESSIONALS INCENTIVE GRANT
The incentive grant program offers taxable incentive grants of up to $5,000 per eligible year, to a maximum of $15,000 paid over a three-year period to audiologists, chiropodists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech language pathologists who establish their practice in Northern Ontario and accept full-time positions which are fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and which are approved by the Northern Health Programs (NHP). In order to be eligible for this incentive grant, the NHP must approve the application before the applicant establishes his/her practice. More information regarding this grant can be found here:
If you enjoy working in a supportive, fast-paced, team environment and are looking for a rewarding career opportunity, you are encouraged to view the full job descriptions on the HSN Careers Website at: https://careers.hsnsudbury.ca/.
Provide physiotherapy services to patients through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation to maximize abilities, maintain and/or improve independence, and assist with compensation for functional limitations.
Under the general direction of the Clinical Manager, Intensive Rehabilitation Unit.
- Perform a physical assessment and medical history of patients to establish a clinical impression for physiotherapy intervention as required.
- Initiate and execute all physiotherapy treatments related to the clinical impression to deliver patient care and perform on-going evaluations to determine when discharge from service is appropriate.
- Provide supervision and direction to physiotherapy assistants and assigned support personnel as required in accordance with the standards defined by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO).
- Provide coverage for physiotherapy services within unit and across other clinical areas as defined by the Physiotherapy Professional Council coverage plans.
- Document assessment in the patient’s medical chart, clinical impression, and in all related physiotherapy intervention and patient outcomes; maintain an accepted standard of documentation for quality assurance as outlined by the CPO and HSN policies.
- Maintain relevant statistical information.
- Work collaboratively with other health care professionals regarding patient management for clinical problem-solving and program development.
- Educate patients and family members.
- Act as a professional resource for internal health care providers and community partners.
- Provide theoretical and clinical education and supervision to physiotherapy students and undergraduate students.
- Educate and promote health, safety and wellness in the work place.
- Evaluate patient care and satisfaction on an ongoing basis and formulate solutions for improvement.
- Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve goal outcomes.
- Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and safety legislation, standards and guidelines.
- Educate and promote health, safety and wellness in the work place.
- Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required.
- Perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
- Current Certificate of Registration with the CPO.
- Successful completion of Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) course is required.
- Current Certificate as an Assistive Devices Program (ADP) authorizer is preferred.
- Completion of the Ontario Stroke Network’s Interprofessional Stroke Core Competency Framework or willingness to complete within three (3) months of employment is required.
- Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.
- Previous rehabilitative experience working with neurological, spinal cord, amputee, and/or complex musculosketal disorders patient population is preferred.
- Experience working in evidence-based approach to service delivery.
- Demonstrated ability to mentor students and support personnel.
- Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
- Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and continue improvement.
- Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) and patient information systems.
- Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Demonstrated ability to manage routine correspondence, multiple tasks/projects, diversified workload and rapidly changing priorities and challenging deadlines.
- Demonstrated discretion and maturity when handling confidential information.
- Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.
- Successful Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
- Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
- Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
- Ability to travel between local sites.