North York General

IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.


4001 Leslie St, NorthYork


Physiotherapist- Medicine / Respirology 8W
Your goal in this position is the assessment of the physical function of your patients, and the subsequent treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of physical dysfunction, injury or pain, and to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment function to relieve pain. You have the ability to recognize problems and take appropriate action. You are computer proficient, have superior communication and interpersonal skills, effortlessly connecting with physicians, staff, patients, and families, and display a high degree of professionalism, with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, in small groups and in a team environment. You demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure and maintain high level of productivity and competence. You are self-directed and flexible to adapt to the demands of a constantly changing patient case load, and are able to prioritize and meet additional responsibilities as required. You are able to self-evaluate in order to maintain clinical competency and determine needs for professional development. You will provide excellent patient and family-driven care in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers , learners, patients and families. On a practical level, you will

Deliver patient care following current accepted standards of practice and principles of physiotherapy in the assessment, treatment and education of patients, and liaises with other members of the health care team members in a collaborative and consultative role
Assess and analyze clinical findings in order to develop treatment plans appropriate for a patient’s conditions, and to change and terminate treatment when necessary
Safely implement commonly accepted physiotherapy techniques relevant to a patient’s condition utilizing evidence-based practices
Maintain current documentation on patient health records and communicate with the healthcare team members, as required
Provide educational programs for hospital staff and groups in the community. Supervise physiotherapy support personnel such as the Rehabilitation Assistant, physiotherapy students and interns
Engage in ongoing professional development such as in-service education, post-graduate education and literature review
Engage in patient and family education as appropriate
Administer statistics of productivity, ensuring patient and staff safety, track involvement in program development and implementation, quality improvement initiatives and quality assurance activities
Use evidence-based/best practice guidelines in developing appropriate physiotherapy care plans as well as in developing policies and procedures aligned with the organization’s strategic direction
Supports the hospital’s mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation.


Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy from a recognized educational institution, Masters preferred
1 year related experience
Registration, in good standing, with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association encouraged
Rostered for administrating a substance by inhalation and tracheal suctioning with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
Bilingualism in French/English an asset

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$44.23 - $53.29 /Hour


What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and
volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Full Time Regular position with 8 hour
shifts, Days shifts including weekends in the Medicine / Respirology Unit We offer a highly
competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were
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FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of
COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department
How to Apply
Think you're the right person for the job? Here's your first chance to show us why:
• Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
• We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.




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4001 Leslie St, North York


416-756-6444 x 3723


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