Lake of the Woods District Hospital is looking to hire a Physiotherapist! For more information about this job please see the details below!
Job ID: 2024-NON-020

Why Work with LWDH? In this position, there are many benefits to joining our team:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
  • Pay in lieu of vacation and benefits provided
  • A third party partnered, self-directed and initiated benefits package through Health Care Providers (HCP) Group Insurance is provided that includes customizable health and dental plans, life insurance, long-term disability benefits (LTD), and accidental death, disease and dismemberment (ADD&D) based on package eligibility
  • Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!
Employer Name: Lake of the Woods District Hospital
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 3W7
Application Deadline: July 22, 2024
Hours of Work: Casual; Days; Subject to change as per operational requirements
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: $43.3764 to $51.3676 per hour per CUPE LOCAL 3634 Collective Agreement

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

The Physiotherapist plans and implements physiotherapy and rehabilitative programs for individuals and groups in the hospital and on an outpatient basis.

If this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and you meet most of the essential qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply and provide us more details about why you think you would be a great fit. We cannot make any promises, but we will consider your qualifications and the potential you bring. LWDH is dedicated to ongoing professional development and continuing education opportunities to enhance skillsets and working experience.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Member in good standing with the College of PT of Ontario
  • Graduate of a certified and accredited University, with a Bachelor or master’s degree in Physiotherapy
  • Current Certification in BCLS and demonstrated ongoing competence through annual re-certification
  • Previous experience in hospital environment preferred
  • Authorizer status for ADP mobility devices preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively perform PT assessments and analyses, and to coordinate implementation of prioritized PT interventions utilizing available support staff and students
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with computers and windows-based software programs/ keyboarding skills
  • Familiarity with all PT equipment and supplies, and ability to coordinate management and maintenance of PT equipment and supplies
  • Must demonstrate a tactful, empathetic, and caring patient approach, and encourage independence
  • Independent clinical problem-solving skills, ability to organize and prioritize work within time constraints, and demonstrated sound judgment, and initiative
  • Physically capable of frequent bending, stretching, and lifting and of assisting heavy-needs patients with bed mobility, transfers, ambulation and exercise program
  • Must be able to stand and walk the major portion of the day
  • Reliable attendance record
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please apply through the online application process via

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

LWDH is committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion and belongingness in our operations, throughout our workplace, and seeks to employ individuals who are committed to and value these principles.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this responsibility, LWDH will make appropriate accommodations, including alternative formats available. Please inform Human Resources of any accommodation(s) at any point throughout the recruitment and selection process to ensure your equal participation.

LWDH values the importance of creating a workplace that reflects the population it serves and promotes the representation of the Employment Equity groups as outlined by the Employment Equity Act (1993). Applicants are encouraged to self-declare at the time of application.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861 ext. 2393

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