Posting Date: February 5, 2024
The Opportunity: Physiotherapist Permanent
The Physiotherapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation, and counseling of clients and their families in the community by restoring movement/function and pain management; developing personalized exercise programs to develop/restore range of motion, strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance; administering chest and cardiac rehabilitation treatments; administering modalities; and prescribing/training clients to use mobility aids, adaptive devices, transfer aids, and other equipment.
What You Will Do:
- Assess and treat clients with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions
- Test and measure the functioning of the musculoskeletal, neurological, pulmonary, and cardiovascular systems.
- Establish a clinical diagnosis and care plan for the treatment of physical problems
- Document and communicate care plan according to established guidelines and standards
- Measure the client’s/family’s progress towards goal achievement using objective measures.
- Demonstrate evidence of consultation and negotiation with client/family during delivery of care
- Provide client, family or support personnel with education and training to maximize physical abilities
- Utilize adult learning principles and established teaching materials to educate clients and families
- Identify and utilize appropriate tools and resources to deliver care and manage these responsibly.
- Refer client/family to appropriate levels and types of care and community resources as needed
- Promote client-directed care, self-care, and independence
- Registration with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
- Excellent time management and organizational skills and ability to work independently.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making, and analysis
- The ability to work collaboratively with case managers, clients, families, and other caregivers to provide service.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle.
- 2–5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
- ADP Authorizer preferred
- Experience in community health is an asset
- Bilingualism (French/English) is considered an asset
What We Have to Offer You
- Competitive base salary
- Defined Pension Plan with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
- Work-life balance
- Flexible Shifts
- Employee Assistance Program
- Professional development opportunities
- A collaborative team culture that supports making a difference in the lives of our clients
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $39.48-$45.34 per hour
Flexible Language Requirement:
- French not required
- Day shift
- Expected hours: No less than 37.5 per week
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
- license with your provincial regulatory body? (required)
- drivers license, and do you possess a reliable vehicle? (required)
Work Location: On the road
Carefor is Eastern Ontario’s largest home care and community support services not-for-profit with over 1,600 employees operating in Eastern Counties, Ottawa, and Pembroke-Renfrew County. Formerly the Victorian Order of Nurses, Carefor has been providing service in Ottawa for over 123 years.
Carefor will only provide employment to those who can provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to Human Rights exemption.
Carefor is committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Please let us know in your application if you require accommodations at any stage of the recruitment process. All requests for accommodation will be considered in a fair and objective manner that will ensure applicants are treated with respect and dignity.