Employer Location
Edmonton, AB
Employer
Covenant Health
Contact person
Bill Saunders
Email Address for Applications
bill.saunders@covenanthealth.ca
Public or Private Practice Position
Public practice

 

Your Opportunity:

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. Areas of practice supported by Physiotherapy at the Misericordia Community Hospital include inpatient general medicine, surgery, orthopedics, ICU, CCU, and ER. Outpatient programs include hand therapy, general therapeutic interventions, wound clinic, ALS clinic, Healing Connections, Better Balance Fall Prevention Program, and Osteoporosis Program. The PT I assesses physical status of clients, participates in the development and implementation of an integrated plan of care, and provides guidance and indirect supervision to Therapy Assistants and students. Collaborates in the development, implementation, delivery and evaluation of programs. The PT I is responsible for the provision of services in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health. Our department is dynamic and engaging with forward thinking leaders who care about their staff and the patients they serve.

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.

  • Classification: Physical Therapist I
  • Union: COV HSAA PROF TECH
  • Department: Physical Therapy MCH
  • Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 18-DEC-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 28-DEC-2018
  • Temporary End Date: 13-SEP-2019
  • 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: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A

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.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills required. Excellent assessment and organizational skills required. Must be able to understand written and verbal directions in English.

Preferred Qualifications:

Lifelong learner, innovative, and creative. Active membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) preferred. Two years of related experience preferred.

Level of Experience Preferred
0-4 Years
Work hours
Full-time