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Casual - Regional Physiotherapist

Job Summary

Location: Inuvik
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 18497
Wage: See "Salary Information" below.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

 

 

Job Information

This position is located in the Inuvik Regional Hospital, which is 51 bed accredited facility the town of Inuvik and 12 outlying communities serviced by the NTHSSA. The NTHSSA provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an inpatient, outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance healthy communities and well-being through excellence, accountability and respect for regional diversity.

Reporting directly to the Rehabilitation Supervisor/Physiotherapist, the incumbent independently provides assessment, diagnostic, rehabilitative and preventative services to inpatients and outpatients ranging from pediatrics and geriatrics. The regional PT is part of the Rehabilitation Services Department which consists of 2 Physiotherapists, 3 Occupational Therapists, 3 Speech Language Pathologists, and Audiologist, 2 Rehabilitation Assistants, 2 Program Assistants and a Child Development Team Coordinator.

This position plans, organizes, delivers and evaluates PT services in the hospital (including the Acute Care ward, Long Term Care ward, and the outpatient clinic), in the community health centers, in the home and in school settings in the Beaufort Delta and the Sahtu regions.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
This level of knowledge is typically acquired through a university degree in physiotherapy at a Bachelor's or Masters level. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2 years work experience.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
1st FLOOR  ALEX MOSES GREENLAND BUILDING
BOX 1869
INUVIK, NT  X0E 0T0


jobsinuvik@gov.nt.ca

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Casual Employment

This job opening is for a casual employment opportunity from June - September, 2020.

Registrations

Eligible for membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and be professionally licensed in any Canadian province as an active member.

For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practiceNWT.ca

 

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $47.68 per hour plus Northern Allowance of $7.84 per hour

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

 

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 18497        

Closing Date: Open Until Filled