Deadline February 23, 2015
The London InterCommunity Health Centre seeks a self-motivated Physiotherapist to join our clinical team dedicated to providing health care to those who experience barriers to care. Reporting to the Team Lead, Primary Care, the successful candidate will be responsible for the effective delivery of physiotherapy services to the Health Centre’s clients. This is an exciting opportunity to work in collaboration with the Health Centre and community to develop and implement new programming to meet the needs of the clients. Completing a thorough assessment, the Physiotherapist will plan and carry out individually designed treatment plans to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning.
The Physiotherapist works as a member of an interdisciplinary primary care team of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. The clinical team, in turn, is supported by Social Workers, Dietitians, Outreach Workers, Community Developers and support staff specializing in the areas of Mental Health, Children, Youth & Families, Immigrants & Ethno-cultural Communities, Poverty & Homelessness, and Diabetes & Chronic Diseases.
This position offer a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of new immigrants and refugees, and those impacted by homelessness, mental illness, addiction, poverty, language barriers, and complex and/or chronic health conditions.
- Bachelor or Masters degree with a specialization in Physiotherapy from a recognized university;
- Registration with, and a member in good standing with, the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario;
- Two to three years of related experience with a focus on pain management; primary care experience, preferably in a community health setting would be an asset;
- Expertise in program development, implementation, facilitation and evaluation;
- Awareness of, and understanding of, the social determinates of health;
- Commitment to the underlying principles of harm reduction;
- Ability to work with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation, cultural understanding, non-judgement and facilitation skills;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- A commitment to working as a valued member of an interdisciplinary team;
- Strong computer skills, including the use of MS Office Products and Electronic Medical Records (Nightingale on Demand currently in use).
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this position by forwarding a covering letter and resume by Monday February 23, 2015 at 4:00pm to the attention of Human Resources:
Mail: London InterCommunity Health Centre
659 Dundas Street
London, Ontario, N5W 2Z1
Fax: (519) 642-1532
The Health Centre is committed to hiring staff that reflect the diversity of the clients and community that we serve.
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