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Therapist (Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist)

Job ID:
1393
Employer:
Arthritis Society
To Apply Contact:
HR @ Arthritis Society
416-979-7228
Contact Email
Job Description:

ID:1393

Employer: Arthritis Society

To Apply Please Contact: hr@arthritis.ca

A career at the Arthritis Society is more than just a job. It’s an opportunity to use your talents to make a difference in the lives of people affected by arthritis. In addition to making a positive impact, you will also be joining an organization that embraces innovation and is committed to being a great place to work. We offer a positive, fun, corporate working environment with lots of opportunity for learning and development through spirited teamwork and involvement in exciting projects and new initiatives, many of which are provincial and nationwide in scope. Our people are essential to our success and we will empower you with the resources you need to be successful in your role. The Arthritis Society is proud to be accredited under Imagine Canada’s Standards Program.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Regional Director, Arthritis Rehabilitation and Education Program, the Therapist is an independent primary care provider who is responsible for the provision of evidence-based, client-centered rehabilitation of people with arthritis. The Therapist facilitates the delivery of coordinated and efficient care in the community, and provides care using a Primary Therapist model and a high level of accountability, operating with sole responsibility to deliver an extensive range of client management activities, within a broad scope of practice.

Required Skills & Experience:

The successful candidate will possess a degree in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy and be a member in good standing of the relevant regulatory College of Ontario. At least one (1) year of clinical experience is essential, with expertise and competence in clinical practice, group leadership and education required. Experience providing best-practice and evidence-based rehabilitation and education programming, ideally for people with arthritis and their families, is strongly preferred; with working knowledge of splinting ideal. Strong computer skills, with prior experience and proficiency using database programs and the Microsoft Office suite of products, are a must.

The role will involve travel throughout Sudbury and surrounding areas, and will include both clinic and home visits. As such, regular access to a motor vehicle, a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel, is essential.

Please note that this position is open to candidates interested in either full-time or part-time work. This position will be a contract role running approximately 12-18 months, starting May 2018.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce, and welcome and encourage applications from qualified and talented candidates who embrace our core values. We focus on recruiting for both talent and alignment with our core values, and look for candidates who are interested in growth, learning and encourage new and smarter ways of working. If you are interested in, and qualified for, this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@arthritis.ca by April 20, 2018.

We thank all applicants for their expression of interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.