University of Saskatchewan

Job Description


Huskie Health is seeking a physiotherapist to support and enhance the performance of our student-athletes and clients.

Primary Purpose: Provide high-quality, sport focused physiotherapy care.

Nature of Work: Reports to the Associate Athletics Officer – Program Operations, Huskie Athletics and takes day to day direction from the Head Physiotherapist. The physiotherapist is required to work under pressure, in a high volume and dynamic environment within an alternative work plan including evening and weekend work.


  • Provide evidence supported sport physiotherapy to clients including but not limited to: emergency on field care, accurate and timely assessment, rehabilitation, post-operative care, return to sport progressions and injury prevention;
  • Delivers physiotherapy services to clients as a part of the fee for service program for the physiotherapy service. Meets or exceeds all revenue targets.
  • Effectively communicate with clients allowing them to confidently make informed decisions about their plan of care, see the value services offered and maintain engagement with their rehabilitation.
  • Ensure Huskie Health privacy policies and procedures adhere to professional practice guidelines and university policies including charting standards.
  • Community based sideline sport coverage.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education:Master of Physical Therapy/BScPT or equivalent. Continuing education in Sport Physiotherapy is preferred.

Licenses: Eligible for licensure with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists; valid First Aid and CPR.

Experience – Preference will be given to those applicants with:

  • A minimum of two years of experience in an orthopedic clinic setting
  • Experience working with high performance athletes
  • First Responder Certification
  • Sport Physio Canada Certificate or Diploma Credentials
  • Ability to use dry needling or acupuncture
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)

Skills: The ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced clinical setting. An entrepreneurial skillset assisting in the development and establishment of a newly founded private practice. Strong communication, problem solving, and organizational skills required. Knowledge and proficiency in Electronic Medical Records.

Opportunities for mentorship under Sport Physiotherapists.

This position is in scope of ASPA.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Adrienne Healey at [email protected].


Department: Huskie Athletics
Status: Term 24 months with the possibility of extension or becoming permanent
Employment Group: ASPA
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Salary: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $64,107.00 – 100,169.00 per annum. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Salary Family (if applicable): Specialist Professional
Salary Phase/Band: Phase 2
Number of Openings: 1
Work Location: On Campus

The successful applicant will be required to provide the following current verification(s) where ‘Yes’ is indicated below. Further information is available at:

Criminal Record Check: Not Applicable
Driver’s License and Abstract Check: Not Applicable
Education/Credential Verification: Not Applicable
Vulnerable Sector Check: Not Applicable

Please review the University of Saskatchewan’s health and safety requirements for faculty, staff and students in consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.


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