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North East Local Health Integration Network

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is dedicated to leading a high quality integrated health system for people living in Northeastern Ontario. The NE LHIN plans, funds and works to integrate health services across the region.  The NE LHIN is also responsible for the delivery of quality home and community care services for people who call Northeastern Ontario home.  As a health system manager, we need ambitious, creative people who are motivated to make a difference in their community, prepared to challenge the status quo and ready to use their diverse skills to strengthen the system of care for Northerners. We're looking for the right people with the right skills to achieve our strategic priorities and vision of providing quality health care when Northerners need it.



Position:  Physiotherapist (#209-17)

Region:  Nipissing

Description:  

JOB POSTING #209-17

 

POSTING DATE: December 07, 2017

 

JOB TITLE:                          Physiotherapist – Part-Time (35 hours bi-weekly)

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT:  In Home Therapy (NB IH PT-003)

BARGAINING AGENT:    OPSEU

LOCATION:                         North Bay

EFFECTIVE DATE:           Immediately

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Physiotherapist is responsible for the provision of physiotherapy services to Home and Community Care patients in order to reduce, eliminate, or prevent physical disabilities/impairments and improve the patient’s functional independence and safety in their respective environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Physiotherapist in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario;
  • In-depth knowledge of physiotherapy services and other community resources;
  • Good understanding of the roles of health care professionals;
  • Relevant physiotherapy experience in a community/health care environment;
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of physiotherapy tools, processes, equipment, and assistive technology;
  • Knowledge of funding agencies related to the physiotherapy recommendations;
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. regarding the provision of health care services, privacy, health and safety, etc.);
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by CPO;
  • Ability to prioritize professional duties, manage multiple patients, and efficiently organize workload;
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with diverse patient groups, case managers, family members/caregivers/Substitute Decision Makers, health care professionals, community organizations and service providers;
  • Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including reports, letters, meetings, and presentations;
  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel);
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English is essential.


Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time (35 hours bi-weekly)

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, January 31, 2018

How to Apply:  

Physiotherapists may qualify for a Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant of $5,000 per year for three years which is paid by the Underserviced Area Program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

The NE LHIN is an equal opportunity employer.  Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

nelhinemployment@lhins.on.ca

Please refer to posting #209-17 when applying.



Location:  North Bay

Profession Type:  Physiotherapists

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