Wainwright is a unique town in Alberta that has a strong, vibrant and friendly community spirit. Wainwright is located in East Central Alberta at the intersection of Buffalo Trail-Highway 41 and Poundmaker Trail-Highway 14, near the beautiful Battle River Valley. We have a rich history that is highlighted and preserved throughout the area that focuses on our community’s past. Living the good life in Wainwright means local full service health service and educational infrastructure, an atmospheric Mainstreet, advanced recreational amenities and culture celebration in our many annual events. When you’re thinking of places to see in Alberta Canada, Wainwright’s historical landmarks, vibrant community and natural beauty appeals to many visitors and keeps people coming back for more. The Wainwright Health Centre offers the following: Number of Beds: 22 Inpatient; 60 Long Term Care; 2 Intensive Care; 3 Labor & Delivery; 6 Day Surgery; and 1 Operating Room. Medical Doctors: 10.
As a Physiotherapist I, you will be working both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team providing a range of physiotherapy services to patients and families within the established standards, directives and policies for the work environment and the profession. These services include: assessment/screening, development of customized goals and treatment plans for therapeutic interventions, delivery of therapeutic interventions, education, discharge planning and follow-up to enable patients to achieve optimum function and independence.
You will include patients and families as integral members of the health care team, encouraging their active participation in all aspects of care. You will be an integral member of our team through provision of guidance to other healthcare professionals and clinical direction to therapy assistants, support personnel and students. You will be reviewing clinical referrals, screening and assessing client needs from a physiotherapy perspective in collaboration with other health disciplines as appropriate. You will be developing, planning and implementing physiotherapy services in cooperation with other disciplines in the hospital and community, and establishing and maintaining effective communication with colleagues, medical staff, and health care practitioners concerning treatment plans, progress and discharge. You will be participating in client, family and caregiver education in collaboration with other disciplines, producing and maintaining information, documentation and verbal reports to support the delivery of physiotherapy services. You will maintain a practice knowledge base including knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards and requirements.