Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Job Description


Competition Number
Job Type
Full-time Permanent
$38 7109 to $46 5943 hourly
As per CUPE LOCAL 3634 Collective Agreement
Closing Date

Ongoing until filled


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

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

3 weeks paid vacation
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan enrolment, one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans that includes portability, inflation protections, survivor benefits, buyback options, and early retirement
Desjardin Group Life Insurance coverage that includes life insurance, and short/long-term disability coverage
Green Shield Canada extended health benefits for single and family including dental services, prescription, health services, vision, hospital accommodation, etc
Access to staff physiotherapy, onsite gym, Employee LifeWorks Program, staff wellness initiatives, and much more!


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
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Reliable attendance record Please apply through the online application process.
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

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