Physiotherapist - Ottawa
Carefor Health and Community Services - Ottawa, ON

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Position(s) 2: 1 Full Time 1 year Term; 1 Part Time (.6 FTE) Permanent
Location: Ottawa

Job Summary:

The physiotherapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, consultation and counseling to 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 electrotherapy treatments; and prescribing/training clients to use mobility aides, adaptive devices, transfer aids and other equipment.

Primary Responsibilities include:

*Complete thorough and clinically relevant assessments of the client/family and their environment.
*Develop a care plan with the client and family based on the assessment
*Document and communicate care plan according to established guidelines and standards
*Implement strategies or interventions according to the established care plan
*Evaluate client’s/families responses to care plan for the achievement of realistic client-centered outcomes and revise plan as required
*Document client care activity concisely and accurately, according to College guidelines and Carefor standards
*Refer clients to appropriate community resources and programs as well other disciplines as necessary
*Promote client-directed care, self care and independence

Qualifications include:

*Registration with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario
*Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work independently.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making and analysis
*The ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
*Possession of a valid driver’s license, (G2 level).
*Use of a reliable vehicle that is insured for business use
*3-5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
*ADP Certification is an asset
*Experience in community health
*Bilingualism is an asset (French/English)

Start Date: To be determined

Hours of Work: 8h00 to 16h30

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