The Physiotherapist assumes the clinical responsibility for services to infants and children with a physical and /or documented developmental delay/ disability. The Physiotherapist functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team providing services such as: assessment, direct intervention and consultation to families and other caregivers. These services take place at CHEO service delivery sites, the home environment and/or childcare settings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Provides individual assessments related to gross motor function, mobility equipment and accessibility
· Provides intervention in the form of direct therapy (group or individual), consultation and/or written programs.
· Participates in team meetings and other support functions related to the delivery of physiotherapy services
· Provides in-services, professional and community presentations on all aspects of physiotherapy.
· Participates in quality improvement activities and initiatives.
· Participates in clinical teaching and supervision of student interns from accredited physiotherapy programs.
· Participates in staff development and relevant research activities.
§ Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)
§ Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (Essential)
§ Minimum two years recent/related experience working with infants and preschool children with developmental delays or disabilities. (Essential)
§ Demonstrates flexibility in working within other programs and ability to adapt to a changing caseload and venues for service delivery. (Essential)
§ Computer skills an asset (MS Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint). (Essential)
§ Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and ability to work in a team setting. (Essential)
§ Training in N.D.T. (Neuro Developmental Technique) and/or other specialized techniques (Preferred)
§ Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills (Essential)
§ Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle (Essential)
§ Bilingualism (English and French) (Preferred)
Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).
Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.