Job Posting 101556

Physical Therapist
SHARE Family and Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 68 days (Fri, 30 Aug)
part time  •  $44.05 – $52.82

Summary:

 

The Physiotherapist is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs to address the musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory and perceptual motor skills of children with disabilities to optimize their development. The Physiotherapist works closely with the child’s family and community partners.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assesses and evaluates children’s physical abilities using standardized assessment tools and non-standardized assessment including observation, interview, and review of medical and developmental reports.
  • Plans and develops goals for physiotherapy services in consultation with the family and based on the assessment results and the priorities of the family.
  • Provides direct therapy services to individual and groups of children and their families to implement physiotherapy program based on established goals.
  • Provides instruction, guidance and advice to families, childcare programs, and other service providers on implementation of components of the physiotherapy program.
  • Recommends adaptive equipment and provide specialized therapy services as needed to meet the child therapeutic needs. Refers families to other community services and professionals as needed.
  • Liaises with other community service providers and professionals to ensure coordinated and consistent therapies and services. Participates in interdisciplinary team and family assessment, planning, direct services, and transition planning related to individual child and family services.
  • Maintains related records and produces reports as required.
  • Provides consultative and education services to families, caregivers, childcare providers, other service providers and the general public.
  • Maintains current knowledge on literature and research in the field. Provides up to date best practice information.

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical therapy with pediatric training and current registration with the College of Physical Therapists.
  • A minimum of One (1) year or more years of pediatric clinical experience, including experience in a community based early intervention program.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The Physical Therapist understands and can work effectively with young children and their families to provide therapy and consultation services.
  • He/she will have demonstrated strong leadership, instructional, written, and oral skills, and will be a committed team member.

 

 

Start Date:          Immediately

Location:             New Westminster and Tricities

Hours of work:    25 hours per week (flexible to be scheduled with supervisor, some evenings and weekends may be required)

 

SHARE recognizes the systemic discrimination that Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour and many other groups have historically experienced, and continue to face in our society, and in our community. SHARE is committed to being an inclusive, welcoming and unbiased employer and service provider. Further, we are encouraging members of these communities to apply for this position. Please feel free to let us know if you carry any of these identities.

 

Our Organization

SHARE is an accredited non-profit, independent, community-based organization providing leadership and programs in response to the social needs of the residents of the Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra), New Westminster and adjacent communities.  SHARE Family & Community Services exists to Connect, Engage, and Strengthen Individuals and Families.

 

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