Cambridge Memorial Hospital

  • Physiotherapist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/5/2018 8:48 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1970
    # Positions
    1
    Department
    Physiotherapy
    Job Type
    Full Time Contract
    Closed Date
    12/12/2018
  • Overview

    We are a large acute care, community hospital serving Cambridge, North Dumfries and the Region of Waterloo with 280 physicians, 1100 full- and part-time professional health care staff and more than 400 active volunteers. Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people, with an emphasis on giving patients and their families an exceptional experience when they visit our hospital. With help from our Foundation partners and our supportive community, we purchase over $4 million of medical equipment each and every year to help ensure you will work with the best tools possible when caring for your patients. In collaboration with universities and colleges, we are also a teaching and placement site for medical, nursing and allied health programs. To learn more about Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), please visit our website at www.cmh.org.

    You will join CMH as we embrace a new era of care, expanded services and innovation. Construction is underway of a modern 5-storey tower and total renovation of all existing inpatient care and clinical support areas. Upon completion, our new hospital  will contain:

    • Patient care areas that are doubling in size, including larger surgical suites to accommodate advanced minimally invasive surgical equipment and an Emergency Department with dedicated treatment areas for mental health and different surgical subspecialties
    • A patient-centred building design that promotes healing and intuitive wayfinding, while maximizing natural lighting and sight lines to the natural beauty of the Grand River
    • An increase in beds from 143 to 197 to accommodate expanded services like Surgery, Mental Health and Intensive Care. About 80% of inpatient rooms will be single occupancy to meet the latest infection control and building code standards for hospitals

     

    Job Description

     

    Position Summary:

    As a key member of the Allied Health team, the Physiotherapist is responsible for the provision of physiotherapy to clients with respiratory, neurological and musculoskeletal diagnoses. The successful incumbent has a demonstrated ability to network with various stakeholders across the health care team.  Strong team work and excellent collaboration skills are essential in this role.  This is a full-time contract position to work days including weekends within Acute Care and rehabilitation programs.  The physical demands of the role may include but are not limited to prolonged sitting, standing, walking, bending, lifting, pushing and pulling. This position contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

     

    Posted hours do not constitute a guarantee that shifts will not be subject to change.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Registered with the College of Physiotherapists in good standing
    • Baccalaureate or Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy required
    • Previous hospital experience would be an asset
    • Must be a creative, progressive thinking individual who works well in an inter-professional team environment and be self-directed
    • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required

     

    Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace.  All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process.  Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

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