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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by Accreditation Canada.
Req ID 4423 - SL - RFT
Position Title Physiotherapist
Employee Group Regular FT
Hours Per Week 37.5
Job Summary The Physiotherapist is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective assessment and treatment interventions care to individuals and/or families in the community.

Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON and the provincial regulatory body for the Physiotherapist.
Responsibilities
  • Conducting independent pain, falls risk, and other required assessments on clients
  • Health teaching facilitation and development
  • Problem solve and adapt to independent practice
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a interdisciplinary team
  • Work with a multi-professional team throughout the district of Erie St. Clair
Qualifications
  • BA or Masters in Physiotherapy and current license to practice in Ontario
  • Two years related clinical practice experience
  • Experience in a supervisory role preferred
  • Experience in community health preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced technical skills is required, including the use of laptops/computers, Microsoft Office, Internet, BlackBerry and more
  • Experience using OTN (Ontario Telemedicine Network) equipment is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Efficient in Interpersonal relationship building
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification will be requested
  • Willingness to travel throughout the counties of Sarnia-Lambton, Chatham-Kent, and Windsor-Essex is required
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current criminal background check will be requested

 

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements.

Date Posted 7/3/2013
City Erie St. Clair District
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview

VON Canada offers:

 

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Training and skills development
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Group benefit coverage
  • Pension plan
  • Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee recognition programs
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