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Physiotherapist I (Full Time)

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In the heart of the Canadian Badlands in Southern Alberta, the Drumheller Valley offers visitors a unique combination of spectacular scenery and interesting things to do – think Jurassic Park! Rolling fields suddenly give way to steep, dry coulees ridged with the strata of hundreds of years of erosion by time, wind and water. Through it all, the tranquil Red Deer River gently makes its way through parkland and a myriad of recreational opportunities. Drumheller is rich with facilities: The Aquaplex, with indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, steam room, etc, the Memorial Arena where you can take skating lessons or take in a game of hockey, and the Badlands Community Facility; a modern banquet hall which houses a state-of-the art fitness and recreation centre as well as vibrant and create arts and culture venues. Come to Drumheller – there is nowhere quite like it in Alberta!

Description

As the Physiotherapist I (PT), you will provide therapeutic interventions to enable clients to achieve optimum physical function and independence in development, disease, disability, chronic conditions, illness and functional decline. You will provide intervention (i.e. prevention, triage, screening, assessment, diagnosis, goal setting, treatment, management, education, consultation, fostering resourcefulness, case management, referral and transition support to individuals, groups, populations and communities. You will include clients and families as integral members of the health care team, encouraging their active participation in all aspects of care. The PT collaborates with patient(s) and families in determining, implementing and evaluating appropriate rehabilitation strategies. You will participate in a variety of interprofessional teams to build awareness, enrich supports and engage in quality improvement; partnering with healthcare providers, patients, families and other stakeholders to advance services for their clients. You will contribute to quality improvement and their professional community; participates in peer mentoring; and supervises students. You may provide clinical supervision to Therapy Assistants, Therapy Aides and Provisional Physiotherapists.

  • Classification: Physiotherapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Allied Health / Physiotherapy
  • Primary Location: Drumheller Health Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 27-APR-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 07-MAY-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $38.14
  • Maximum Salary: $50.78
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program. Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta.

Additional Required Qualifications: Completed and up to date BLS.

Preferred Qualifications: As Required.

https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/physiotherapist-i-368505