Reporting to the Regional Manager of Therapies, the Physical Therapist is an integral member of a regional team. As a primary health care provider, the Physical Therapist works independently for major portions of time with minimal supervision. The Physical Therapist is a member of a professional health discipline whose education and knowledge qualify him/her to make decisions and accept responsibility for clinical physical therapy client care (evaluation or assessment, intervention, education, consultation). The Physical Therapist is accountable for all aspects of the physical therapy care they provide to clients, ensuring that service is consistent with the Mission Statement, philosophy, goals and objectives of the Sun Country Health Region (SCHR). The Physical Therapist participates in an interdisciplinary team approach that ensures practice standards are compliant with standards established by the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists (SCPT).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Valid Class 5 driver's license
- Bachelor Degree in Physical Therapy
- Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
- Problem solving skills
- Ability to assist and develop policies and procedures according to best practices
- Ability to competently use computers and software applications as required by the position
- Time management skills
- Understanding of quality improvement theory and methodologies
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Committed to own professional growth and development
- Ability to organize work load demands
- Ability to demonstrate an appropriate level of professional conduct and judgement and ethical behaviour in the provision of counselling services and other areas of practice
- Demonstrate responsible decision making through the application of knowledge, critical thinking and sound clinical, legal and ethical practice
- Good interpersonal skills utilizing sensitivity and courtesy when dealing with patients, staff and physicians
- Ability to make sound judgments regarding client care
Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.
Scheduled hours of work may be reduced during designated/statutory holidays
Geographic Location: Estevan
Expected Start Date: December 27, 2018
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