The beautiful community of Edson is only two hours from Edmonton and two hours from Jasper and Jasper National Park. It boasts numerous campgrounds, outdoor arenas, parks, walking trails, and other recreational facilities and activities to keep residents busy. If you enjoy living in a small town with big city advantages and work-life balance, this is the opportunity for you.
Under the Supervision of the Allied Health Manager, you will provide comprehensive Physical Therapy services, including assessment and treatment for clients in varied locations and a variety of caseload sectors, all within a multidisciplinary health service setting. The Physiotherapist II is required to maintain current and accurate documentation; collaborate and communicate with members of the care team; supervise Physiotherapy Assistant staff; maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality; provide ongoing education and mentoring to colleagues, support staff and students; perform a variety of administrative duties; provide service to the community; assist in coordinating the activities of the department as well as performing other duties as required.
New graduates are welcome to apply! Graduating at the forefront of Physiotherapy practice, you will find Edson is the best option for you! Why limit yourself to a specific area of practice when you can be exposed to treating a variety of clients of all ages with a wide variety of needs at the Edson Healthcare Centre? Additionally you will demonstrate creative thinking and identify innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues; show a commitment to and participation in activities which promote professional and personal growth and development; and demonstrate behaviors consistent with the values of AHS – compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and safety.
As a Physiotherapist II, you will provide coordination of physiotherapy and other allied health clinical services within a program or service area. You will provide supervision of students and team members as assigned. As a Physiotherapist II, you will be responsible to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team where you will be an integral member, providing leadership to other healthcare professionals. You will be making day-to-day clinical decisions on patient/family needs regarding assessment, intervention, discharge and follow-up. You will make decisions and advise team members on complex clinical cases and provide clinical leadership within the program or service area to ensure safe, efficient and effective client care. You will ensure physiotherapy practice is evidence based and in alignment with Alberta legislation and regulations, professional standards of practice, code of ethics and AHS policy and guidelines. You will be providing coordination of the day-to-day operations of an assigned service area and monitoring care delivery, identifying service needs and assisting other medical staff with caseload management, completing chart audits and providing follow-up and feedback to staff. You will be participating in program development and operational planning and representing the department on committees or programs. You will be making decisions on staffing level requirements, workflow and caseload priorities in collaboration with managers and other healthcare providers.
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Completion of master's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible registration and practice permit with Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association.