​Physiotherapist – ​Pikangikum Allied Health Services (PAHS)

Pikangikum Education Authority


PIKANGIKUM EDUCATION AUTHORITY

Pikangikum First Nation


Pikangikum, Ontario, P0V 2L0

Telephone: (807)



773-1093

Fax: (807) 773-1014



Physiotherapist

Pikangikum Allied Health Services (PAHS)


Position Description :

Under the direction of the Pikangikum Allied Health Manager and Pikangikum Education Authority (PEA), the Physiotherapist works to help organize and deliver pediatric physiotherapy services in the Pikangikum Allied Health Services (PAHS) program.

This position will be located in a primary office in Winnipeg, and travel when needed to Pikangikum First Nation to conduct assessments, develop implement treatment plans, participate in interdisciplinary meetings and provide guidance and supervision to other PAHS staff and PEA staff will be required.



Responsibilities will Include:

Work closely with the Learning Resource Team at Eechokay Birchstick School to identify students with functional challenges in gross and fine motor development and sensory processing issues


Conduct assessments of children in the school setting and community setting using both formal and informal assessment techniques

Ensure all testing and diagnostic assessment instruments and tools are reviewed and adapted where possible, and are culturally appropriate for use among First Nations children


Develop and implement individualized treatment plans

Monitor/modify and follow up of treatment plans


Supervise and provide guidance to rehabilitation aides

Work collaboratively with other members of the interdisciplinary teams that includes tutor escorts and other professional staff such as teachers, speech and language therapists, occupational therapist, behavioral therapists, special education resource teacher, school administration and parents


Assist in the development of the PAHS program;

Develop training materials and tools for staff, students and caregivers/parents


Conduct training sessions as needed

Ensure that proper case records, assessment reports, statistical records and all other data to each case is maintained and confidential.


Maintain and inventory of all equipment and materials and record when they are lent out

Work closely with Anderson Services, SLFNA and other service providers as we transition cases to PAHS;


Work under the policies of the Pikangikum Education Authority.


Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Medical Rehabilitation or its equivalent from a recognized program in Physiotherapy

Experience working with children with complex physical, cognitive, mental, behavioral, or social issues


A licensed member of the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba or Ontario.

Excellent organizational and time-management skills as well as strong team and independent working skills;


Excellent written and oral communication and well-developed interpersonal skills;

Strong technical/computer skills;


* The PEA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package based on qualifications and experience.

Salary Range: will be pro-rated based on the size of the position.



Also required:

At time of hire a Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check will be Required


And a valid class 5 driver’s licence


Please submit resume and cover letter to humanresources@ebs-school.org or carolrampaul@ebs-school.org