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Posting # 44077 - [ OPSEU Paramed ]
Physiotherapist, Specialized Geriatric Services - 1 position
Specialized Geriatric Services
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Temporary Full Time

*** REPOSTED ***

Temporary position anticipated to extend to September 7, 2021, subject to the availability of work.

We require a skilled physiotherapist to provide expert physiotherapy service to frail elderly clients in Specialized Geriatric Services. Specialized Geriatric Services includes the: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Unit, Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, Day Hospital, and the Regional Geriatric Program.

Essential Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Experience and demonstrated competency in establishing rehabilitation goals and in the implementation of strategies and protocols for goal attainment
  • Demonstrated experience using a patient centered approach
  • Capable of working independently as well as collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team setting as well as with case managers, insurance companies and attorneys
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven flexibility and a high level of initiative
  • Demonstrated knowledge base in the provision of service to the geriatric population
  • Familiarity with outcome measurement related to clinical practice
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate evidence based research into practice
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years related experience as a Physiotherapist
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and relevant interest groups
  • Experience in both musculoskeletal and geriatric rehabilitation settings
  • Working knowledge and experience with theories and principles of guiding adult learning and patient self-management approaches
  • Demonstrates initiatives with program development/improvement
  • Knowledge of computer systems (e.g. workload measurement, Cerner, Groupwise, Microsoft Office)
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
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: January 13, 2021
Submission deadline: January 19, 2021

Patricia Melo, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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