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Team Physiotherapist

Term of Position:
2.0 FTE (One permanent position, one 13 month maternity leave)
Location:
Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Company:
Huskie Sport Health Clinic
Description:

Primary Purpose: Provide physiotherapist expertise to Huskie student-athletes for assigned teams in Huskie Athletics to maximize athlete performance through pre-participation screening, injury prevention, concussion management, injury assessment, treatment, and return to play programming.

Nature of Work: Reporting to the Associate Athletics Officer - Program Operations, Huskie Athletics, this position collaborates with Huskie Athletics coaches, administration, and other sports medicine and science providers. The Team Physiotherapist is required to work under pressure, in a high volume and dynamic environment within an alternative work plan.

Accountabilities:

  • Provide evidence supported sport physiotherapy to varsity athletes including but not limited to: best practice pre-season clearance to participate, emergency on field care, accurate and timely assessment, rehabilitation, post-operative care, return to sport progressions and injury prevention;
  • Work in partnership with members of the Huskie Health Care Coalition collaborating in the care and management of athlete injuries to support quick diagnosis and timely and safe return to sport;
  • Collaborate within the Huskie Interdisciplinary Team, and be a key member of the sport specific Performance Enhancement Team (PET) for your team assignment;
  • Ensure Huskie Health privacy policies and procedures adhere to professional practice guidelines and university policy;
  • Responsible to adhere to Huskie Health charting standards.
  • Ensure Huskie Health budgetary targets are met.
  • Supervise the Huskie Student trainer program to ensure proper team assignments, preparation and delivery of the weekly seminars, recruit prospective student trainers for the following season, and provide mentorship throughout the season;
  • Create and deliver presentations for Huskie Student-Athlete Orientations in collaboration with all Huskie Health team members;
  • Responsible for supporting other Huskie Health Team Physiotherapists in carrying out their respective assignments including but not limited to: Return-To-Play protocols, policies and procedures aligning with best practices, and fee-for-service.

Salary: Specialist Professional, Phase 2 ($62,850 - $98,205)

Qualifications:

Education: Master of Physical Therapy/BScPT or equivalent. A Certificate or Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy is preferred.

Licenses: Eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists; valid First Aid, CPR and Sport First Responder Certification and membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) is encouraged

Experience: Experience in the area of orthopedic and sports physiotherapy; previous experience working with elite athletes in a team environment, past experience within a University athletic program is an asset, as is previous teaching experience and experience mentoring and supervising student athletic trainers.

Skills: Strong communication and organizational skills required. Knowledge and proficiency in Electronic Medical Records, preferred Clinic Master.

This position is in scope of ASPA.

Send Applications To:
Adrienne Healey
Huskie Athletics
87 Campus Drive
Saskatoon
SK
S7N5B2
Canada
Phone Number:
3069551023
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