February 8 2018
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Other Health Professionals, Therapy Services
Sault Ste Marie, ON
  • Enjoy a competitive salary of $72,000- $74,743 while providing results-oriented physiotherapy services!
  • Don't miss this opportunity to develop your practice within a multi-disciplinary community support services team!
  • Join an organization that supports life-long learning and provides great professional development and continuous practice development opportunities

About the Organization

N'Mninoeyaa Aboriginal Health Access Centre is an accredited, not for profit community-based health service provider.  As one of ten Aboriginal Health Access Centres in Ontario, N'Mninoeyaa is a well-respected, progressive healthcare organization committed to providing high-quality healthcare services to the seven member First Nation communities.  Situated along the north shore of Lake Huron, along the Highway 17 corridor, between Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie.

About the Opportunity 

N'Mninoeyaa Community Support Services is seeking a Registered Physiotherapist to join its dynamic, self-motivated group of healthcare professionals. This is a unique work experience for a physiotherapist who is interested in becoming a key member of a team that addresses the healthcare issues of First Nation and aboriginal populations.

Working collaboratively with a certified Rehabilitation Assistant, you will provide assessment, consultation, education and direct treatment within the four partner First Nation community clinics in and around the city of Sault Ste. Marie

N'Mninoeyaa Community Support Services is funded by the North East LHIN. Our Physiotherapy Services provides the unique opportunity to address a number of the LHIN Integrated Health Services Plan Priorities and this role is a great opportunity to advance the IHSP priorities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Exploring the development of a community-based hip and knee replacement program
  • Providing access to Physiotherapy for Seniors and Patients
  • Supporting the development and implementation of the Stay on Your Feet Strategy and provide clinical supervision for the Falls Prevention and Exercise Program
  • Supporting the assisted living of high-risk seniors to remain in their own homes as part of the multi-disciplinary team of professional services
  • Supporting the Rehabilitative Care Alliance by increasing the community capacity to provide access to rehabilitative care when and where needed
  • Participating as an active member of the chronic pain management team to address addictions to prescription drugs by providing alternative approaches to pain management
  • Addressing the unique needs of our Aboriginal/First Nation/Metis seniors who access the physiotherapy services within their community
  • Engaging the Physiotherapy universities to provide a unique student placement opportunity (within First Nation community clinics) to support the shift to community based care  as part of the (Health Human Resources Initiative)

To qualify, you must have a Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy and be registered with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario. Experience or interest in working in a community clinic and home care setting is essential.

A demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the Aboriginal cultural values and Traditions will be essential to your success, as is knowledge and the ability to work with people with diverse practices, cultures, and beliefs.

Above all, you must be proficient using computers and technology, and you must have the capacity to participate in care planning to meet clients' physical, psychosocial, cultural and emotional needs.

About the Benefits

Don't miss this opportunity to join a family-oriented, close-knit team of individuals who are committed to the wellness of the communities they serve.

In return for your hard work, you will receive an annual salary of $72,000- $74,743 based on experience and qualifications.

In addition, you can look forward to the following perks: 

  • HOOPP (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan)
  • Relocation Expenses are Negotiable
  • Extended Health Benefits Paid
  • 3 weeks of vacation per year to start
  • 10 Professional Development Days and Budget (up to $1800/annually)
  • Access to Regular Cultural and Traditional teachings of the Ojibwe People
  • Support and Consultation with Other Primary Health Care Professionals
  • Technology Amenities (ie. Laptop, electronic medical record system, cell phone)
  • Access to a company vehicle with all travel expenses covered
  • Daytime hours of work 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

If you're a motivated individual who is looking to take your career to greater heights - Apply Now!  For full details and to apply, please visit​


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