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Physiotherapist - Community

Physiotherapist - Community

Community Physiotherapist – Community Advantage Rehabilitation (CAR) – a division of Lifemark.

Part-time, Full-time, with Durham Region (Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Beaverton, Sunderland, Cannington)

What does CAR provide?
• A flexible work schedule and independent management of caseload volume
• Educational and professional development opportunities
• An extensive mentorship program within a diverse and supportive work environment
• An opportunity to utilize a client-centered approach
• An extremely rewarding work environment in which significant and impactful service makes a direct difference in client’s lives
• A chance to make an appreciated and valuable contribution to promoting health and well-being within the community in which client’s reside

As Durham Region’s largest community based rehabilitative therapy provider we have been providing community rehabilitation services for adults and children since 1997. Our Vision is to be recognized as a trusted and quality provider of healthcare services, helping adults and children to maximize their functional abilities within their environment and enable them to participate more fully in life’s activities and rewards. At Community Advantage Rehabilitation, we work together with our clients to advance their quality of life using best practices, innovation and quality standards.

We are currently seeking qualified Registered Physiotherapists to provide services to our Adult clients within the community. This position is a flexible role, and the working hours range from part-time to full time depending on your desired client caseload size.

PT Responsibilities:
• Provide ministry funded, community based physiotherapy services within the client’s place of residence
• Perform physiotherapy assessment (through interview, standardized and informal assessment techniques) in the areas of geriatrics, neurology, orthopedics, palliative care
• Develop and implement goal-oriented treatment plans in collaboration with the client/caregivers
• Assign patient care plan, and provide supervision and monitoring of physiotherapy assistants when appropriate
• Provide education to client/caregivers and link to community agencies/resources when appropriate
• Complete and maintain documentation related to assessment findings, care plans, progress and discharge summaries according to CAR, the referral source and College of Physiotherapists of Ontario standards

Requirements:
• Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (required)
• Experience in working with in a community setting is preferred but will consider new graduates
• Ability to work independently and as part of an inter-professional team
• Ability to prioritize, manage self-scheduling and meet reporting deadlines
• Excellent oral, written skills and report writing
• Proficiency with computers
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• Reliable transportation is required for this position

If you are the right fit or wish to discuss this opportunity further, we invite you to email your resume to careers@lifemark.ca.

Lifemark welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Lifemark promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of the following groups: Indigenous peoples, Newcomers to Canada, and Visible minorities.

Effective November 1, 2021 all Lifemark employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to agree to undergo regular antigen testing when necessary. Full vaccination occurs 14 days following the second dose of a Health Canada approved vaccine.

For more information please visit https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=fece8f4b-0227-4caf-9cd1-0b464217347b&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=432581&source=CC2&lang=en_CA&utm_source=cpa&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=ajax_PT