Your Opportunity:

Come experience the unique rewards of rural healthcare!

As a Physiotherapist in Lac La Biche, you’ll work with a knowledgeable, interdisciplinary team to provide quality patient and family-centered care. You will orient, supervise and mentor staff and students to ensure the level of clinical practice is evidence-based and meets clinical standards. You’ll have variety in your work and the opportunity to contribute to policy and program development.

You will have a network of support and potential for moving expense reimbursement and temporary accommodations as you get settled in your new role. The county of Lac La Biche is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, with over 150 beaches throughout the region.

Enjoy affordable lake-front housing and several amenities including “Bold Centre”, a 227,000 square foot recreation, entertainment and education facility. To learn more about Lac La Biche, please copy and paste the following URL into your browser: (Please note, this position is physically demanding and requires repetitive lifting and transferring of patients and or equipment).

If you’re looking for professional development and a career that fits your lifestyle, this is the ideal 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: Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Lac La Biche HC W.J.Cadzow Bld
Location Details: As Per Location
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 28-FEB-2023
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 10-MAR-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: $40.31
Maximum Salary: $53.54
Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:
Completion of 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:
Effective self-management skills and demonstrated initiative. Able to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent experience providing physiotherapy interventions to patients in an acute hospital setting.

Please note:
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.

Security Screening:
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.

 Healthy Albertans. Healthy Communities. Together.

We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated healthcare professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide healthcare every day, all across Alberta. 

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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