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Physiotherapist - Hand Therapy Mackenzie Health

Location: Richmond Hill
Job Code: 20643
Status: PARTTIME

Date Posted: October 06, 2021

We are currently seeking for a part-time (with potential for full-time) Hand Therapist (Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist) to work at the SE Rehab Health Clinic and the Mackenzie Health Hospital within the Hand Therapy Program located in Richmond Hill. The Hand Therapy Program is affiliated with the Mackenzie Health Hospital in partnership with SE Health.

The Hand Therapy Program (clinic) provides assessment, therapy and education to individuals who have sustained an injury (trauma, repetitive strain injuries or disease/disability process) or undergone surgery to their upper extremity. The majority of the referrals are a result of being referred through and/or treated by the therapists in the plastics, fracture or minor OR clinics and referrals from the plastic and orthopedic surgeons within the hospital.

Funding streams include WSIB, MVA, Fee for Service, and other specially funded programs.

As the successful candidate, you are a graduate of an accredited program in Physiotherapy and are a member in good standing of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. You demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a high level of initiative and adaptability to rapidly changing demands.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Planning and implementing patient centered, goal-directed treatment programs for those that have sustained an injury or have had surgery to their upper extremity

• The therapeutic activities include splinting, wound management and healing, scar management, pain management, sensation retraining, strengthening, improving range of motion and Management with swelling with the goals to optimize function and independence in everyday activities with their injured extremity

 • May support the Plastic and Orthopeadic surgeons in the Mackenzie Hospital plastics and fracture clinics providing assessment and necessary treatment to the patients including static and dynamic splinting, education, therapeutic activities and exercise programs

REQUIREMENTS:

• A member in good standing of the College of Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists of Ontario

• Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a Hand Therapy program including supporting plastic surgeons in hospital plastics clinics is preferred

• Reliable, flexible, creative, self-directed professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively with a high-performance interdisciplinary rehabilitation team

• May require to cover across two sites – Mackenzie Health Hospital and the SE Rehab Health Clinic

• Sound knowledge of community resources is an asset

• Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

• A positive work and attendance record is essential

• Ability to adapt to new computer applications

• BLS certificate

About SE Health

SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health,  SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 30, 2021.  Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at HumanResources@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online wincychong@sehc.com

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