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Physiotherapist I

Physiotherapist I
Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy
Regular Full-Time
Foothills Medical Centre
2014-05-16  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Days, Evenings, Weekends
Minimum: 35.76 per hour Maximum: 47.60 per hour
The Foothills Medical Center is an Acute Care hospital with over 1,100 beds.  It is also the Trauma Center for Southern Alberta, Eastern British Columbia and Western Saskatchewan.  FMC has a Neuro Tertiary Unit as well as the majority of In Patient Neurological services in Calgary.

The Allied Health Department works collaboratively with all the clinical teams spread across the whole campus of the Foothills Medical Center, including the new McCaig Tower which houses state of the art ICU and Operating Rooms.

All staff hired into the Allied Health Department may be required to work in a variety of settings across the Campus.

The present caseload for this position is on the Medicine team, however this may be subject to change based on operational considerations.  Under general supervision from the Clinical Leader and Allied Health Supervisors, this position is responsible for the assessment of patients referred to the service as well as development, implementation and evaluation of individual treatment programs according to professional practice standards.

All Physiotherapists hired into positions within the Allied Health Department at the Foothills Medical Center will be strongly encouraged to develop the competency to help cover critical care areas within the hospital (i.e. ICU). Training and support will be provided to all new physiotherapists to help develop this competency.

This position is physically demanding and requires repetitive lifting and transferring of patients and or equipment.

For information regarding Alberta Health Services (AHS) benefits, please access the following link: s-hsaa-at-a-glance.pdf
- Bachelor or Master's level degree in Physical Therapy or equivalent required by first day of work
- Active license with the Physiotherapy Alberta College required by the first day of work. Preference will be given to applicants with a general license over those with a provisional license.
- CPR required by first day of work - BLS for Health Care Providers Level C
- Recent experience providing physiotherapy interventions to patients in an acute hospital setting preferred
- Effective self management skills and demonstrated initiative
- Able to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills required


AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

All new offers of employment are subject to a Criminal Records Check satisfactory to the employer.
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