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Physiotherapist, Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre

Toronto, Ontario
No deadline noted

The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre specializes in treating adult professional creative and performing artists from all disciplines. Our mission is to advance local, national and international standards of excellence in health care for professional artists; keeping artists creating art. Providing a holistic and collaborative approach to artists’ health, our services include: primary health care offered by a Nurse Practitioner and/or Family Physician, naturopathic medicine, massage therapy, shiatsu therapy, acupuncture, chiropractics, craniosacral therapy and psychotherapy.  

We are currently accepting applications to fill immediate openings for physiotherapy independent contractors. The volume and hours of work are negotiable and flexible. As self-employed practitioners, our therapists are compensated on a per visit basis, fees to be negotiated. Responsibilities: conduct physiotherapy assessments utilizing interview, standardized and informal assessment techniques in accordance with professional practice guidelines; develop and implement individualized physiotherapy treatment plans based on assessment findings, client input and in conjunction with the client’s integrated care plan; utilize valid and reliable outcome measures to continually assess and evaluate the effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions, ensuring that the services provided are best practice and evidence-based; document all assessment findings, treatment plans, progress and discharge summaries of interventions as required by the profession, referral source and the agency; attend regularly scheduled meetings in support of interprofessional collaboration; adhere to the professional code of ethics, maintaining the standards of practice for the profession, as outlined by the Ontario College of Physiotherapists; opportunity for involvement with research, teaching and education.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Science major in Physiotherapy (B.Sc.(PT)) or recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years related experience, preferably working with artists
  • Specialized courses to support areas of clinical expertise is preferred
  • Experience in an acute care hospital environment preferred
  • Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership in the Ontario Physiotherapy Association preferred
  • Membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Complies with the legislation outlines in the Regulated Health Professional Act, (1991)
  • Complies with the Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Demonstrates competence with departmental and hospital safety, emergency and infection control procedures
  • Recognized and acts within scope and limitations of the physiotherapist
  • Ability to exercise sound clinical judgement and to function in an independent, self-directed manner
  • Computer proficiency

Interested applicants should forward their resumes to the attention of Katherine Baldwin at Katherine.Baldwin@uhn.on.ca.