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FIREFLY

Physiotherapist

Child and Youth Development Services – Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Department Child and Youth Development Services
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Dependent upon education and experience. FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as membership in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

The opportunity:

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the Physiotherapist will provide assessment, development and implementation of treatment programs for clients referred to FIREFLY.  You will be required to develop and implement treatment plans based on initial and ongoing assessments while acting as a resource for families, other FIREFLY staff and community agencies.  You will liaise with the Rehabilitation Service multi-disciplinary team to provide program coordination.  Travel to outlying areas within the Kenora/Rainy River district and First Nations Communities will be required.  Physiotherapists have access to a mentor within the Agency.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s  or Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy

  • Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

  • Previous experience in a pediatric setting with a sound knowledge of normal/abnormal child development

  • Experience with children and adults who have multiple needs is an asset

  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizer status for mobility devices or experience with seating and mobility devices is an asset

  • Ability to use a wide range of assessment tools for children

  • Ability to work creatively with clients both individually and in group settings, in the Centre, in the home and school settings

  • Sensitivity to the needs of parents/caregivers and the ability to support and involve them in programming

  • Computer literate with experience in electronic client file entry

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Current clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check is required

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  • Location
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
  • Department
    Child and Youth Development Services
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Dependent upon education and experience. FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as membership in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
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