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September 10, 2021
A Day in the Life…
Reporting to the Associate Director, Brock Sports Performance, the Physiotherapist is responsible for the effective delivery of physiotherapy services to Brock student athletes, employees and community members (including amateur and professional athletes). The Physiotherapist will assess and manage the billing of clients (personally treated clients and team treated by the athletic therapists), plan and carry out individually designed treatment programs to maintain, improve or restore physical function, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in clients. The Physiotherapist is also responsible for the development and assessment of Sports Medicine Fellowship program for certified Physiotherapists.
As the Physiotherapist, Brock Sports, duties include:
Assessment of clients (Brock Varsity, Brock Staff and Local Community athletes and with actual or potential impairments, pain, functional limitations, disabilities or other health related conditions using detailed history taking, as well as specific tests and measures for screening, establishing a diagnosis and monitoring change;
Diagnosis resulting from assessment findings and clinical reasoning to determine abilities, functional needs and potential for change;
Evaluation of health status as a baseline for monitoring or to determine the result, impact or effectiveness of physiotherapy intervention;
Screening for chronic and secondary conditions to promote prevention and early intervention;
Liaise and consult with doctors and medical professionals in the development of assessment programs, diagnosis, and treatment plans;
Planning intervention strategies that address prognosis and follow-up and incorporates the application for selected approaches and techniques supported by the best evidence available and then communicating the plan to the patient and interdisciplinary team;
Development of a client management program that encourages independence and uses various methods, techniques and education to produce changes in the client’s functional status consistent with assessment findings, diagnosis and prognosis;
Implementing selected interventions safely to relieve pain; achieve and maintain health and fitness, functional independence and physical performance, and manage the identified impairments, disabilities and limits to participation;
Manage client billing, and billing-related client treatments for the purposes of billing benefit programs for all clients where applicable; sign off on revenue-generating treatments that can be conducted by the Physiotherapist or delegated to the team treated Athletic Therapists for the purposes of billing benefit programs;
Integration with local community resources and services to enhance coordination and access to care;
Program and clinic development, delivery and evaluation to support health and wellness for individuals, groups and communities;
Potential research collaboration with Applied Health Sciences at Brock University and participation in or assessment of findings from research activities;
Case management related to planning, directing, organizing and monitoring service delivery and effective utilization of resources;
Manage the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Electronic Medical Records program;
Create, implement and manage the Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship offered at Brock University for certified Physiotherapists who wish to specialize in Sports Medicine Physiotherapy;
All other related duties as assigned by the Associate Director, Brock Sports Performance or a designate.
Extra and irregular hours required throughout the year to meet needs of student athlete clients. On call on evenings and weekends for any musculo-skeletal emergencies related to Brock varsity athletes.
What you need to Succeed…
Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized University;
Sports Physiotherapy Fellowship;
Registered and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario;
Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certification (SFMA) Level 1 and 2;
Completed or working towards the completion of the Canadian Academy of Manual Physiotherapy Certification (CAMPT) by the Fellows of the CAMPT;
First Responder Certification;
Minimum of 3 years of related physiotherapy experience;
Experience caring for athletes, and/or caring for clients in a sports environment;
Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Comprehensive knowledge of physiotherapy interventions, practice methods and professional skills;
Knowledge of other community resources;
Good understanding of the roles of other health care professionals and complementary therapies;
Knowledge of funding agencies available to assist clients in accessing needed support services and community resources;
Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook);
Effective listening, observation and facilitation skills to effectively assess clients and provide appropriate treatment and consultation;
Strong collaboration skills to manage service delivery in conjunction with health care professionals, clients, their family members/caregivers/substitute decision makers;
Strong mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills to respond or assist in emergency situations;
Ability to deal with demanding interpersonal situations and respond with good judgment and understanding;
Demonstrated ability to analyze and make independent decisions;
Ability to think critically, and be innovative to create/modify strategy or intervention techniques to suit the individual needs of clients.
Preferred or Asset Skills
Competent in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) (asset);
Experience working with athletes and/or holder of a Sport Physiotherapy Canada Certificate (asset).
Salary and Benefit Information
Administrative Professional Job level L, 40 hours per week $65,083 -$88,795;
This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage and tuition waiver.
* The salary range indicated is representative of all positions evaluated at this level. Actual salary is determined by assessing related skills, experience, internal equity and market competitiveness, subject to available budget.
Applications should be submitted electronically through the Brock Careers website at the following link:
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