Resident Physiotherapist/Physiotherapist, Temporary Full-Time, Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (North Sites)

Job No: 2024157
Location: Parry Sound, ON

Resident Physiotherapist/Physiotherapist
Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (North Sites)- Primary Care Enhancement & Mobile Specialized Geriatric Team
Job Posting: OPSEU 2024-157
Temporary Full-Time (May 2024 until approximately March 2025)

This position is funded through Ontario Health.

About the Organization.

Located on the coast of beautiful Georgian Bay, our facility boasts the best that both nature and technology can offer. We work in one of Canada's most modern health care facilities and live in one of the country's top outdoor adventure destinations. You can get from desk to dock in 10 minutes!

West Parry Sound Health Centre (WPSHC) has always employed an innovative planning approach aimed at integrating services. Faced with the challenges of rural care delivery, WPSHC has partnered in regional alliances and created internal programming solutions that have benefited patient care and improved services throughout the catchment area.

Today our uniquely integrated health care organization includes: Lakeland Long Term Care, six Nursing Stations delivering care to rural communities, management of District ambulance services and dispatch, and a full range of in-patient and out-patient programs associated with a 90-bed acute care hospital.

Being a member of the WPSHC team means you work with a leadership team that is collaborative and approachable. WPSHC team members are passionate and dedicated to delivering high-quality patient and family-centered care. Our team approach offers Physiotherapists the opportunity to use their complete skill set in a modern environment. In addition, we encourage growth and development and welcome new graduates to apply and explore this opportunity with WPSHC.

For more information on WPSHC, please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

WPSHC is looking for a Resident Physiotherapist/Physiotherapist, reporting to the Nurse Practitioner Lead and Manager of Operations at the Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic (NPLC). The Resident Physiotherapist/ Physiotherapist will travel between all the 3 NPLC North Sites (Argyle, Britt, and Whitestone). The successful applicant will work as part of an interdisciplinary team, including with another physiotherapist to provide primary care, assessment, consultation, and treatment services; enjoy the benefits of working in newer facilities; and experience a diverse caseload with a wide variety of both established and evolving programs. In addition, responsibilities will include but are not limited to establishing treatment goals, maintaining clinical and statistical records, conferring with Nurse Practitioners.

Regular business hours Monday to Friday, as well as offsite work depending on operational requirements.

More About You

To qualify for the role, you must have completed Masters of Science in Physical Therapy or equivalent. You will also need to have:

  • Current license or eligibility for membership with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (Physiotherapist);
  • Current membership in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (Resident Physiotherapist);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a full caseload; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Current CPR basic rescuer certificate;
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and maintenance of high professional standards;
  • Demonstrated satisfactory attendance levels, work performance, disciplinary history, and positive work references;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various computer applications and software related to healthcare programs;
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required;
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in Physiotherapy would be an asset; 
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in health care teaching and supervising rehabilitation assistants and students would be an asset;
  • Superior level of skill, experience, ability, and qualifications would be an asset.

The ideal candidate's work will exemplify WPSHC's core values: compassion, accountability, rights and responsibilities, excellence, and safety.

2 years of experience would be preferred, but new graduates are encouraged to apply!

Please note: For the safety and well-being of our clients and employees, we require proof of COVID-19 vaccination before commencing employment. Accommodations will be made for those exempt from the COVID-19 vaccination based on grounds protected by relevant human rights law.

About the Benefits

In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly salary of $40.36 - $56.30 based on experience. In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

  • Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) 
  • 4% vacation pay and 14% pay in lieu of fringe benefits (12% if enrolled in HOOPP)
  • Transportation allowance for travel between NPLC sites
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Wellness Program & onsite gym

Best of all, you will be welcomed into a supportive interdisciplinary team environment that will allow you to develop a wide breadth of skills. This is an opportunity to grow in an established and highly respected organization, using your experience and skills to inspire a direct and positive impact on the community.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skills in a collaborative working environment - Apply Now! 


West Parry Sound Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities to ensure equal participation. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes.

Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of this competition only.

Please be advised the WPSHC property is smoke-free.

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About Parry Sound

Parry Sound is a beautiful town, located on the shores of an inland “ocean”, Georgian Bay. The area boasts many beautiful beaches, parks and trails. It is ideally situated just off highway 400, in the Southermost part of Northern Ontario. This charming waterfront town is within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and home to 6,500 residents in the town itself, and over 14,000 in the immediate area. In summer, the population grows to nearly 100,000 people with seasonal residents, making for a very interesting dynamic! The area boasts several Provincial Parks and unlimited water for boating, canoeing/kayaking, fishing and things to do. In the winter, Parry Sound has a thriving snowmobiling, ice fishing, skiing and snowshoeing industry. The lakes generally freeze by January, and snow abounds in the area! In the summer the area swells with cottagers and visitors, who have discovered the beauty and hospitality of the region.
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