Career Opportunities

December 7, 2018

Position:  Physiotherapist
Reports To:  Executive Director

Term: January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019 (based on MOHLTC funding)


Position Summary:

As a key member of the Elliot Lake Family Health Team (ELFHT), and an integral part of an interdisciplinary health care team, you will deliver Physiotherapy in accordance with FHT policies and professional practice standards.

The Registered Physiotherapist will be responsible for assessment, treatment planning, treatment provision-manual therapy, exercise, education, and diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.

Roles and Responsibilities:

·         Responsible for the delivery of client-centered physiotherapy services

·         Provides physiotherapy assessment, goal-oriented treatment interventions, client/family education and support to address medical and emotional needs

·         Performs as a coach/mentor, consultant and uses sound critical thinking skills to achieve client outcomes and facilitate team functions

·         Participates in program planning, continuous quality improvement and evaluation

·         Review client clinical information obtained through the physician or IHP referral, laboratory results and health records

·         Conduct consultations with clients/family to obtain relevant information and assess client/family learning and needs

·         In collaboration with the Family Physician and other members of the interdisciplinary team, develop and discuss appropriate individualized care plan with the client/family/caregiver based on best practice

·         Provide ongoing case management for patients

·         Document all health notes into the EMR daily and arrange necessary follow up if required

·         Prepare quarterly reports and monitor daily statistical data to ensure statistics are reported to the Ministry of Health in a timely fashion

·         Actively participate in staff, team and committee meetings, if appropriate


Skills/Knowledge Requirements:

·         Team player, demonstrated ability to engage in truly collaborative practice with Inter-professional colleagues and physicians

·         Leadership, organization, evaluation, time management, communication and interpersonal skills

·         Proficiency in the use of computer hardware and software, particularly in Microsoft word, excel, outlook and electronic medical records (ACCURO)

·         Maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures

·         Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

·         Work in compliance with Health and Safety laws adhering to safe work practices and procedures established by the CFHT

·         Other duties as required


Education/Specific Job Requirements:

·         Registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and in good standing

·         Basic CPR

·         Police Record/Vulnerable Sector Check



·         Minimum 2 to 3 years Physiotherapist experience preferred

Qualified candidates are asked to please submit cover letter and resume including position title in subject line to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.