New Job Physiotherapist In Manitoba



Company : Seven Oaks General Hospital
Salary : $34.45 an hour
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Requisition ID: 335197

Position Number: 20045402

Posting End Date: April 25, 2023

City: Winnipeg

Site: Seven Oaks General Hospital

Work Location: Seven Oaks General Hospital

Department / Unit: WI Rehab Services

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech

Anticipated Start Date: 06/05/2023

FTE: 0.60

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $34.448, $35.480, $36.546, $37.642, $38.769, $39.931

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Position Overview

The physiotherapist is responsible for providing quality therapy services based on best practice guidelines, within an interdisciplinary fee for service clinic setting; assures high quality service to a wide variety of private paying clients as well as insurers; communicates effectively with clients, other staff and professionals as required.

Represents the vision and philosophy of the Wellness Institute by demonstrating a strong customer service philosophy, a positive attitude, a positive image of good health and fitness, inclusive language, sensitivity to the needs of a diverse clientele and an ongoing commitment to improving professional competency and the quality of services provided.


  • Recent and relevant clinical experience preferred.
  • Familiarity practicing in a fee for service physiotherapy setting preferred.
  • Exposure to clinical research methods preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Entry-to-practice academic credential in physiotherapy from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
  • Where required by provincial licensing, must successfully have completed the written component of the Physiotherapy Competency exam and must successfully complete the requirements for Active Practice Register within 2 years of completing the written exam.
  • Advanced manual therapy course completion (preferred).
  • Acupuncture certification (preferred).

Note: If preferred education is not held, candidate must be willing to complete the education soon after hire.


  • Must be registered on the Active Practice Register of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba. Registration on the Exam Candidate Register may be considered.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the WRHA policy.
  • Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Orthopaedic Division (preferred).

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.
  • Knowledge of the physiological, social, cultural and economic aspects of client care.
  • Ability to organize and complete assignments with a minimum of supervision.
  • Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practice in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare and education knowledge.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to stand or walk for extended periods of time without resting.
  • Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with clients.
  • Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy clients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities.
  • Must demonstrate adequate motor coordination or dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques and manipulation of therapeutic activities as necessary.
  • May be required to work evenings or weekends.
  • May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.