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Fortius Sport & Health

Application Deadline: January 27, 2013   

Position: Sport Physiotherapist

Job Description:
The Fortius Institute is seeking top sport medicine and exercise science practitioners from multiple disciplines who desire to work in an integrated environment, in a collaborative way and with an over-arching commitment to innovation. If you are a sport physiotherapist who is interested in joining a team where everyone is committed to best practices in prevention, performance, treatment, education and research and the delivery of integrated services and programs we would love to hear from you.

Role Summary
Provide therapy services for clients within the Fortius Institute. Individuals may also be actively involved in the development of Professional Practice programs and services for Fortius Sport and Health.

- Provide assessment, consultation, treatment and follow-up of patients within the Fortius Institute
- Collaborate with other leads and members of the Fortius Institute team
- Maintain expert knowledge of all Fortius Institute policies, procedures and protocols and College Guidelines
- Maintain accurate and complete patient records
- Participate and lead in department meetings, clinical training, and inservices
- Maintain a strong professional presence in the community
- Assist with assessing quality of patient care (chart audits)
- Participate in clinical studies and research activities as required
- Supervise students/interns as required
- Other duties may be assigned as required

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
- Registered Physical Therapist in good standing with the College of Physical Therapists of BC and adequate malpractice insurance
- A minimum 4-9 years’ experience as a practicing physical therapist working with athletes is required
- Certificate in Sport Physiotherapy or equivalent or progressing through the Manual Therapy Certification process
- Experience at the international level of sport, education and research/professional development
- Able to deal with issues with the utmost professionalism and confidentiality

As a member of the Fortius Institute team, practitioners must consistently demonstrate the following:
- Delivery of an exceptional client service experience
- Commitment to collaboration and integration with Institute colleagues
- Stay active in professional development and maintain current expert knowledge in your field
- Embody a philosophy of professionalism, excellence, health and wellness at all times
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Effective use of time and resources
- Service and results oriented
- Able to work in a diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment

Type of Position:
Full Time - Employee

Contact Information:
Keri Fairfield
Fortius Sport & Health
Vancouver , BC, Canada


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