Physiotherapist (Discharge Team) – Part Time (182177)
Posted: 07/20/2018 2:24:28 PM
We currently have an opportunity for a Regular Part Time Physiotherapist with the Discharge Team located at the Bayview Campus.
The hourse of work will include Alternate Weekends and /or weekdays.
Summary of Duties
The candidate will be able to work in a fast paced environment determining priorities according to the patient’s goals and estimated discharge date. The successful candidate will practice in accordance with the appropriate legislation and organizational policies for decision making, care planning and coordination of care.
When working weekends, the primary goal of this new innovative Weekend Discharge Team is to facilitate weekend discharges from all 10 of the SHSC Acute Care units (General Internal Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology, Muscular Skeletal and Trauma) and to divert admissions from the Emergency Department. The Weekend Discharge Team is an interprofessional team that will use a person-centred model of care to enable each professional to optimize their scope of practice, in order to improve effectiveness and efficiency of care, and the patient experience. The team in collaboration with the weekend unit based staff, ED staff, CCAC and Medical teams will monitor for weekend discharges, assess patients and complete referrals/applications to facilitate weekend discharges.
When scheduled to work the primary goal will be to:
Collaborate with colleagues regarding weekday handover lists outlining pending issues for focused weekend follow-up
Complete assessments and applications for weekend discharge planning
Assess and confirm medical stability to determine if patient is requiring Alternative Level of Care
Prioritize RM&R referrals for home, rehabilitation and palliative care for weekend and Monday discharges
Collaborate with Emergency Department and Acute Care Unit teams, CCAC, other community resources to facilitate weekend discharges
Problem solve to facilitate weekend discharges
Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy (or equivalent) required
Registered with the College of Physiotherapist of Ontario
Rostered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario for Tracheal Suctioning and Administering a Substance by Inhalation
Minimum 2 years of experience working in acute care required
Emergency Department experience an asset
Well-developed communication, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
Strong teambuilding skills and conflict resolution skills
Computer literacy required
Member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association preferred
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 182177 to:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
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