Registered Physiotherapist

Job Information
Author mjhnationtalk
Date April 1, 2015
Type Full Time
Company N’Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre
Salary 70,000 - 74,743 - Per Hour
Location Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Category Medical / Health
Contact Information
For full details and to apply online, please visit: www.applyfirst.ca/job66379

About the Organization

N’Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre is a not for profit community based health service provider.   As one of ten Aboriginal Health Access Centres in Ontario, N’Mninoeyaa is a well-respected, progressive health care organization committed to providing high quality health care services to the seven member First Nation communities.  Situated along the north shore of Lake Huron, along the Highway 17 corridor, between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie.  N’Mninoeyaa is working towards full accreditation status – www.nmninoeyaa.ca

About the Area

Northeastern Ontario, the land where there are as many myths and legends as there are things to do. Northeastern Ontario is vast and beautiful, with thousands of unspoiled lakes and waterways dotting the landscape, ancient red pine forests that have stood tall for generations, and unique cities and attractions all connected by roads that will expose you to some of the most beautiful natural vistas you will ever experience. Northeastern Ontario is truly a place like no other offering a large range of activities for all seasons.  As always in the north, camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, swimming, canoeing, hiking, skiing, horseback riding, and many other outdoors pursuits are available in abundance.

About the Opportunity

N’Mninoeyaa Community Support Services is seeking a Registered Physiotherapist to join its dynamic, self-motivated group of health care professionals.  Working collaboratively with the certified Rehabilitation Assistant, you will provide assessment, consultation, education and direct treatment within the four partner community clinics.  These communities include; the Thessalon First Nation (near town of Thessalon), Batchewana First Nation (within city limits of Sault Ste. Marie), Garden River First Nation (east of Sault Ste. Marie) and the Indian Friendship Centre (Sault Ste. Marie).

This is a unique work experience for a physiotherapist who is interested in becoming a key member of a team that addresses the health care issues of First Nation and aboriginal populations.

To qualify, you must have a Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy and be registered with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario. Experience or interest in working in a community clinic and home care setting is essential. Demonstrated sensitivity to, and an understanding of the Aboriginal cultural values and Traditions will be essential to your success, as is knowledge and the ability to work with people with diverse practices, cultures and beliefs. You are proficient using computers including mobile phones and you have the capacity to participate in care planning to meet clients’ physical, psychosocial, cultural and emotional needs.

The following would be highly desirable:

  • Community experience working with the elderly;
  • Experience providing clinical supervision to students and rehabilitation assistants;
  • ADP authorizer (or willing and able to obtain).
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Clear criminal reference check is a condition of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

N’Mninoeyaa Community Support Services is funded by the North East LHIN.  Our Physiotherapy Services provides the unique opportunity to address a number of the LHIN Integrated Health Services Plan Priorities

About the Benefits

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a family-oriented, close knit team of individuals who are committed to the wellness of the communities they serve.

In return for your hard work, you will receive an annual salary of $70,000- $74,743 based on experience and qualifications.

In addition, you can look forward to the following perks:

  • HOOPs (Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan) Pension Plan
  • Relocation Expenses are Negotiable;
  • Extended Health Benefits Paid;
  • Competitive Vacation (3 weeks to start);
  • Professional Association Fees Reimbursed; (up to $1200/annually)
  • 10 Professional Development Days and Budget (life-long learning is a priority); (up to $1800/annually)
  • Access to Regular Cultural and Traditional teachings of the Ojibwe People;
  • Support and Consultation with Other Primary Health Care Professionals;
  • Technology Amenities (ie. Laptop, electronic medical record system, cell phone);
  • Access to a company vehicle; all travel expenses covered;
  • Daytime hours of work 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

If you’re a motivated individual who is looking to take your Physiotherapy career to the next level – Apply Now!

Please apply online at: www.applyfirst.ca/job66379

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