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Occupational Therapy/Physio
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ALB00191126 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

With the opening of the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, Grande Prairie offers a wide variety of career development opportunities. Grande Prairie is a growing city with over 60,000 residents and serving approximately 260,000 people in our area. Grande Prairie has something for everyone! Outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities are available at the numerous parks and golf courses, in addition to a state of the art recreation facility and library. The city also has a vibrant arts and culture community with an art gallery, a few museums, and live theater. There are also a multitude of dining and shopping opportunities. Your opportunity as a Physiotherapist I is in a fast paced, dynamic, multi-disciplinary acute care setting including possible placements in the Stroke Unit Equivalency Care team, In-patient Rehabilitation, ICU, the Emergency Room, Surgery and Medicine. We also have out patient opportunities including a Hand Clinic and general out-patients. We would love the opportunity to speak with you to share the opportunities and discuss your areas of interest. Along with a variety of career development opportunities, we offer a competitive rate of pay, a Remote Retention Allowance to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:

As a Physiotherapist I, you will be working both independently and in an interdisciplinary team providing a range of physiotherapy services to patients and families within the established standards, directives and policies for the work environment and the profession. You will provide guidance to other healthcare professionals and clinical direction to therapy assistants, support personnel and students. You will review clinical referrals, screening and assessing client needs from a physiotherapy perspective in collaboration with other health disciplines as appropriate. You will be developing, planning and implementing physiotherapy services in cooperation with other disciplines in the hospital and community, and establishing and maintaining effective communication with colleagues, medical staff, and health care practitioners concerning treatment plans, progress and discharge. You will be participating in client, family and caregiver education in collaboration with other disciplines, producing and maintaining information, documentation and verbal reports to support the delivery of physiotherapy services. You will maintain a practice knowledge base including knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards and requirements. We are dedicated to supporting our Physiotherapists in becoming strong practitioners in their practice area and expanding their skillsets regardless of location. All our 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 our teams 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 I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ QEII HOSP Physiotherapy
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 03-MAY-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 13-MAY-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 30-NOV-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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 Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association.

Additional Required Qualifications:

The program and team offers several opportunities for specialization. We offer mentorship and have a very well developed surgical program, working in close collaboration with our Orthopedic Surgery team.

Preferred Qualifications:

As required.

Please note:

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

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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