Your Opportunity:
Compassion, respect, collaboration, integrity, social justice, and stewardship. These are the values of Covenant Health, and they are the values embodied by the people who work at the Misericordia Community Hospital. The Misericordia is a full-service acute care facility in Edmonton’s west end that provides a fast-paced, energetic workplace with a sense of community and support. All Physical Therapist I positions regularly rotate allowing team members to develop clinical skills and knowledge in all service areas, both inpatient and outpatient. Team members can choose to pursue individual areas of interest through participation in committees, working groups, and other initiatives. A smaller facility size promotes strong interdisciplinary relationships and an atmosphere of collaboration. The Misericordia has an established reputation for commitment to quality Improvement, best practice, and the inclusion of patients as partners in their care. The Physical Therapy team at the Misericordia supports continued professional development for team members at all levels of experience. The team is also supported by the Physical Therapy Professional Practice Lead for Covenant Health. The team welcomes new or recent graduates, offering a mentorship program in the first year of employment that pairs new hires with an experienced team member and provides supplemental educational opportunities. New staff are supported by all team members offering the benefits of their diverse experience and backgrounds. The Misericordia is the perfect place for anyone looking to join a community of practice that builds solid clinical foundations for Physical Therapists at the beginning of their career while continuing to engage those who are more experienced. For more information about this position, please call 780-700-5004.

Description: The Physical Therapist I (PT) is responsible for providing direct client focused therapeutic care, in collaboration and consultation with other members of the interdisciplinary team. The PT assesses physical status of clients, participates in the development and implementation of an integrated plan of care. The PT is responsible for the provision of services in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the HSAA Paramedical Professional/Technical Collective Agreement.

Classification: Physiotherapist I
Unit and Program: Rehabilitation Medicine
Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
Location Details: As Per Location
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 09-FEB-2024
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 19-FEB-2024
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $38.90
Maximum Salary: $51.80
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

 Required Qualifications: Graduate of a Physical Therapy program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with Physiotherapy Alberta College and Association is required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.

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