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Job Number:  39537
Physiotherapist Advisor
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 7 December 2017
(47 days ago)
Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $75,000 – $90,000


The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR) is the umbrella organization for all physiotherapy regulatory Colleges in Canada.  Its main function is to run the credentialling assessment program for internationally-educated physiotherapists, as well as to administer the physiotherapy licensing exam for anyone (either Canadian-trained or internationally-trained) who wishes to practice physiotherapy in Canada.  Passing the Physiotherapy Competency Exam is a condition of licensure in all Canadian jurisdictions with the exception of Quebec.  The Physiotherapy Competency Exam is comprised of a written component (multiple-choice, computer-based exam) and a clinical exam (a 16-station OSCE exam) – both of which need to be successfully passed to obtain an independent practice license in Canada.

The CAPR office is located in Toronto, Ontario and is an equal-opportunity employer offering competitive salary and benefits packages.


The Physiotherapist Advisor, Exam Delivery and Administration provides physiotherapist expertise in the delivery of the Physiotherapy Competency Exam, both the Written and Clinical Components.  This may include, but is not restricted to candidate file reviews, appeals, re-scoring of the exams, administrative reconsiderations, special needs requests and review of exam incidents. The position provides guidance with respect to the recruitment and training of both examiners and standardized clients.  The position works on exam program projects, creation of reports and other services upon request that require the expertise of a physiotherapist.  Reporting to the Manager, Exam Delivery and Administration, this position provides expertise to the Manager, Exam Development and team as well.  This is a part-time position which provides a physiotherapist with an exciting opportunity to contribute to the physiotherapy profession’s entry to practice standards. As a part-time position, it allows for a physiotherapist to maintain clinical skills in a practice setting.   The Physiotherapy Advisor, Exam and Administration position involves working days during Monday to Friday; however, occasional evening or weekend work may be required. 



The Physiotherapist Advisor, Exam Delivery and Administration:


Provides physiotherapist expertise to the delivery and administration of both the Written and the Clinical Component of the Physiotherapy Competency Exam, including post exam activities:

  • Participates in planning activities in preparation for each exam administration, where physiotherapy knowledge is required
  • Supports Examiner recruitment, selection, and training
  • Supports development of training videos for standardized clients and examiners
  • Monitors video ‘Screening Room’ providing responses to standardized client trainer questions
  • Provides site training for exam content delivery
  • Provides expertise in coordinating Written Station Marking with Manager of Exam Delivery and Administration
  • Supports the Board of Examiners review of critical incidents from the clinical exam
  • Provides physiotherapist expertise to File Reviews, Special Needs Accommodations and re-scoring of exams
  • Provides physiotherapist expertise to Administrative Reconsiderations and Appeals
  • Adheres to the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators’ Policies and Procedures and escalates issues and complaints to the Manager, Exam Delivery and Administration as required
  • Participates in the Examinations Program’s quality improvement initiatives
  • Attends professional development and training sessions as appropriate
  • Provides guidance and support to Examinations Program team members
  • While reporting to the Manager, Exam Delivery and Administration, the Physiotherapist  Advisor, Exam Delivery and Administration works in collaboration with the Manager, Exam Development and the Physiotherapist, Exam Development   
  • Other services as required by the Managers, Exam Delivery and Administration and Exam Development and the National Director- of Evaluation Services



  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Registered physiotherapist in good standing
  • Excellent understanding of scope of practice of physiotherapy in jurisdiction where practising, including an appreciation of both federal and provincial/territorial legislative implications
  • Solid knowledge of entry to practice competencies
  • Additional Master’s level education in Assessment, Measurement, Statistics, Education, Psychometrics or Management related areas a definite asset.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in clinical patient care delivery, ideally in a broad range of practice settings
  • Work experience in a supervisory, management, professional practice role an asset
  • Related work in professional associations and colleges, or university/college examinations and admissions is an asset
  • Fluency in both official languages an asset
How to Apply:
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email resume and cover letter to:
Contact Details:
Heather Campbell
Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
1243 Islington Avenue
suite 501
Toronto, ON, M8X1Y9

Tel: (416) 234-8800
www:   www.alliancept.org

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