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Neurodevelopmental Physiotherapist Job Opportunity

Part-Time, Maternity Leave Contract

A child’s healthcare needs are complex, and because every family wants and deserves the highest level of care, SickKids has opened a community based healthcare clinic in Vaughan, Ontario, just north of Toronto. Boomerang Health is a warm and welcoming place where families can easily access a range of services for their children, from psychology to physiotherapy, sports medicine, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.

Our fast-paced environment requires an outstanding child-friendly Physiotherapist with experience treating patients with neurodevelopmental conditions. You will work with a team of professionals dedicated to providing the highest standard of convenient, accessible care. This is your chance to join and contribute to a great organization.

Job Summary:

  • This position is a part-time Maternity Leave contract beginning May 2014
  • Provides comprehensive physiotherapy assessments and intervention to children with movement dysfunction related to neurological, musculoskeletal or cardiorespiratory conditions
  • Provides post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Follows evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment
  • Manages a varied caseload and meets required timelines
  • Maintains complete and accurate medical records using Electronic Medical Record system
  • Communicates effectively and maintains relationships with referring physicians, healthcare providers and other relevant community stakeholders
  • Provides education and feedback to families
  • Available to work evening shifts
  • Manages the inventory of physiotherapy supplies and equipment
  • Other duties as require

Qualifications:

  • Master’s/ Baccalaureate in Physical Therapy, with experience in pediatric assessment/treatment
  • Registered and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Experience/Skills:

  • Proficiency in assessment and providing evidence-based neurodevelopmental interventions for infants/toddlers, children and adolescents
  • Minimum three to five years of experience working in a community-based or outpatient-based physiotherapy setting
  • Experience with NDT/Bobath preferred
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Utilizes critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to interact with children and adults
  • Efficient time management and organizational skills required

For more information or to apply for this position, please visit our website at boomeranghealth.com and contact Tanya Barrett, Neurodevelopmental Program Leader, at tanya.barrett@boomeranghealth.com.

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