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Physiotherapist - A1 and A3 Rehab Programs - Regular Part Time (222240)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/5/2022 9:50:31 AM

We currently have a Regular Part-time opportunity for a Physiotherapist in the A1-Amputee, Cardiovascular, Transplant Rehab Programs & A3- Neurology/ and Oncology Rehab Programs  department at the St. John’s Rehab Campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days, 8hrs; As per schedule
Weekends: Days, 8hrs; As per schedule

Please contact the hiring manager for more information on the hours of work.

Summary of Duties

The Physiotherapist is responsible for carrying out professional assessments and treatment programs in the outpatient treatment areas. The main clinical area of focus is the musculoskeletal amputee and trauma population, other populations including, transplant, neurological/stroke, burns, complex care, oncology, and / or amputee and trauma population may be part of the caseload. Broad ranges of treatment techniques are utilized to alleviate pain and restore movement, strength and function according to rehabilitation goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Perform subjective and objective patient assessments to identify clinical problems and patient goals.
  2. Based on the analysis of examination findings, select and implement a treatment program that is coordinated with the interdisciplinary team to achieve the client/patient’s rehabilitation goals.
  3. Manage a patient caseload in relation to the referral base.
  4. Document all aspects of the therapeutic processes in the patient’s medical record
  5. Discuss treatment progress with members of the therapeutic team.
  6. Educate the patient and family members to reinforce treatment programs.
  7. Participate actively in the clinical teaching and indirect supervision of PT and PTA students and volunteers.
  8. Participate in team building and interdisciplinary team activities (e.g. team meetings, quality, education) as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
  9. Be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of employees, patients, Sisters, students, volunteers, physicians and visitors including but not limited to: compliance with the safety standards of the Hospital and applicable legislation.
  10. Conduct their work in a safe manner; prevention, identification and reporting of safety issues and problems; taking corrective action, where possible; attendance at safety meetings / training / updates in accordance with the Hospital’s standards.

Please note: The above duties are representative but are not to be construed as all-inclusive


  1. Successful completion of a post-secondary degree from an accredited physical therapy program or equivalent education as recognized by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
  2. Current registration in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
  3. Minimum one year of related clinical experience preferred.
  4. Experience with an outpatient setting is preferred.
  5. Experience with Neurological population preferred.
  6. Excellent professional judgement and interpersonal communication skills with clients, families, team members and community partners.
  7. Competence in the practice of evidence based physiotherapy, with the application of appropriate practice models and outcome measures.
  8. Good time management and organizational skills.
  9. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  10. Evidence of good attendance, a satisfactory performance history and a discipline-free record required.

11. Demonstrated commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222240 to:

Human Resources

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for the Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.