This position may qualify for a $5,000 to $25,000 Recruitment Incentive. Visit rcif-alberta.ca for more details. Join our team as a Physiotherapist II and make a meaningful impact on the lives of our patients. As a generalist, you’ll be responsible for assessing, treating, educating, and collaborating with clients to help them achieve their goals. This rewarding and fulfilling role will see you independently managing and prioritizing your caseload, conducting comprehensive assessments, developing treatment plans, and providing clinical leadership.
In addition to providing one-on-one care, you’ll also lead and participate in group treatment programs, provide training and mentorship to students and therapy assistants, and have the opportunity to contribute to program development and research projects. You’ll have access to a network of experienced clinicians across the province, allowing you to collaborate and share patient information in real-time to ensure the best possible outcomes. If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding career where you can make a difference in people’s lives, this is the opportunity for you.
As a Physiotherapist II, you will provide coordination of physiotherapy and other allied health clinical services. You will provide supervision of students and team members as assigned. You will work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team providing leadership to other healthcare professionals. You will be making day-to-day clinical decisions on patient/family needs regarding assessment, intervention, discharge and follow-up.
You will make decisions and advise team members on complex clinical cases and provide clinical leadership within the program or service area to ensure safe, efficient and effective client care. You will ensure physiotherapy practice is evidence based and in alignment with Alberta legislation and regulations, professional standards of practice, code of ethics and AHS policy and guidelines. You will be coordinating the day-to-day operations of an assigned service area and monitoring care delivery, identifying service needs and assisting other medical staff with caseload management, completing chart audits and providing follow-up and feedback to staff.
You will participate in program development and operational planning and representing the department on committees or programs. You will make decisions on staffing level requirements, workflow, caseload priorities in collaboration with managers and other healthcare providers.AHS is dedicated to supporting our Physiotherapists in their practice area and expanding their skillsets regardless of location.
All AHS Physiotherapists have access to a list of experienced clinicians across the province and are able to tap into this resource via email, phone and virtual meetings. As we transition to our Provincial Electronic Medical Record (Connect Care) you will also be able to share patient information real time with these senior clinicians to assist you in providing high quality care.
Classification: Physiotherapist II
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Unit and Program: Physical Therapy
Primary Location: Smoky Lake Health
Location Details: As Per Location
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 29-SEP-2023
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 09-OCT-2023
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $41.12
Maximum Salary: $54.61
Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Provided
Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program or bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible registration and practice permit with the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Minimum 2 years clinicial experience preferred. Comfortable in leading program development initiatives as assigned. Experience in coaching/mentoring/leadership of a range of other disciplines including Therapy Assistants, Nursing, and other Allied Health disciplines.
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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