Competition #


Job Title



Specialty Clinic 



Work Type



AIIO personnel paramédical 

Shift Assignment


Bilingualism Required


Police Check Requirement

Vérification de l’aptitude à travailler auprès de personnes vulnérables 


RLHC-ONA Paramedical 

Salary Information

34.77 to 48.20

Application Closing Date

Posted until filled


Join Northeastern Ontario’s Health Care Leaders!


Permanent Full-Time position

Location: Sudbury, Ontario

Bilingualism Required – Unilingual candidates are encouraged to apply

Shift: Days Monday - Friday


Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking an innovative individual for the position of Physiotherapist, in our Specialty Clinic. The successful candidate will perform assessments in conjunction with Physician Specialist for individuals/injured workers with upper-extremity, lower-extremity, back and neck injuries, including some amputations. They will develop and provide appropriate treatment services as part of the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Amputee and Prosthetics, and Back and Neck Specialty Programs.


The successful candidate must have current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario with a minimum of six (6) months’ experience in evidenced-based approach to service delivery. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in treating upper-extremity, lower-extremity, back and neck injuries.




The incentive grant program offers taxable incentive grants of up to $5,000 per eligible year, to a maximum of $15,000 paid over a three-year period to audiologists, chiropodists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech language pathologists who establish their practice in Northern Ontario and accept full-time positions which are fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and which are approved by the Northern Health Programs (NHP). In order to be eligible for this incentive grant, the NHP must approve the application before the applicant establishes his/her practice.   More information regarding this grant can be found here:


We offer Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)! All employees are eligible to join immediately upon hire. HOOPP is a defined benefit pension plan, and one of the leading pension plans in Canada. HOOPP is a multi-employer pension plan, meaning it can be transferred between many organizations in the province. HOOPP is currently offered in over 600 organizations in Ontario. For every dollar an employee contributes to HOOPP, the employer (HSN) contributes $1.26, meaning the plan is 55% funded by the employer, and 45% funded by the employee.


We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.


Funding is available to HSN staff to enhance employee development including required training/education as well as professional growth and development.


We also provide support through our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), which is available for all HSN staff and family members regardless of status, position, affiliation, etc.


If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment and are looking for a rewarding career opportunity, you are encouraged to view the full job description on the HSN Careers Website. Pending/recent graduates are encouraged to apply!


Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to requisition # 3275 on the HSN Careers Website at This position will be posted until filled.



Perform assessments in conjunction with Physician Specialist for individuals/injured workers with upper-extremity, lower-extremity, back and neck injuries, including some amputations. Develop and provide appropriate treatment services as part of the Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Amputee and Prosthetics, and Back and Neck Specialty Clinics.


Under the general direction of the Coordinator, Outpatient Rehabilitation Programs.


  1. Perform detailed, comprehensive medical history and physical assessment of patients to establish a clinical impression for physiotherapy intervention when required.
  2. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and participate in comprehensive assessments with Physician Specialists (i.e. Orthopedic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Neuro Surgeons, and Physiatrists).
  3. Initiate and execute all physiotherapy treatments related to the clinical impression to deliver patient care within various clinical areas, and perform on-going evaluations to determine when discharge from service is appropriate.
  4. Work collaboratively with registered Kinesiologists to provide comprehensive treatment, exercise and education to support patients’ recovery and return to work. 
  5. Document assessment in the patient’s medical chart, clinical impression, and all related physiotherapy intervention and patient outcomes; maintain an accepted standard of documentation for quality assurance as outlined by HSN policies and the CPO.
  6. Communicate verbally or through written reports with other health care professionals regarding patient management for clinical problem-solving and program development.
  7. Act as a professional resource for internal health care providers and community partners.
  8. Provide theoretical and clinical education/supervision to physiotherapy students and undergraduate students.
  9. Develop and implement self-learning objectives, participate in related postgraduate educational opportunities to improve clinical expertise, and integrate new knowledge to enhance patient care.
  10. Participate on patient care teams and other committees regarding the development of policies and procedures, forms and audits, and coverage/vacation planning within the professional discipline.
  11. Evaluate patient care and satisfaction on an ongoing basis and formulate solutions for improvement.
  12. Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve goal outcomes.
  13. Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and safety legislation, standards and guidelines.
  14. Educate and promote health, safety and wellness in the work place.
  15. Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required. 
  16. Perform other duties as required. 




  1. Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the CPO.
  2. Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.


  1. Minimum of six (6) months’ experience in evidenced-based approach to service delivery.
  2. Experience working in treating upper-extremity, lower-extremity, back and neck injuries is preferred.


  1. Demonstrated ability to direct, supervise, and mentor students and support personnel.
  2. Demonstrated current knowledge of trends in general health care and community resources.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology.
  4. Demonstrated excellent judgment and proven analytical skills.
  5. Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
  6. Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and continue improvement.
  7. Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  8. Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) and patient information systems.
  9. Demonstrated strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload.
  10. Demonstrated discretion and maturity when handling confidential information.
  11. Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.


  1. Successful Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
  2. Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and patients.
  3. Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.  
  5. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  6. Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  7. Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
  8. Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
  9. Ability to travel between local sites.


Selection Process:  Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview where required.