Careers

PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Temporary Parental Leave Contract

Starting May 2021

Full-Time preferred but will consider candidates with minimum 3 days per week availability.

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking a Physiotherapist to work in a collaborative, interprofessional team in Cobourg.  The position is a temporary full-time position, but a strong candidate with 3-4 days per week availability will be considered. The successful candidate will provide physiotherapy services to a wide variety of adult patients within the NFHT with a focus on chronic pain, chronic disease prevention and management, and musculoskeletal injuries. The successful candidate will be well organized with excellent clinical/critical thinking skills and able to work both independently and within a team environment. This position comes with paid vacation and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

 

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist and chiropodist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit the About NFHT tab of this website.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy.
  • Current Independent Practice Registration in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
  • Previous physiotherapy experience in a primary care and/or interdisciplinary setting is an asset
  • Previous experience in the area of chronic disease management and prevention, including a biopsychosocial approach to chronic pain and COPD management in particular, is an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Excellent oral, written and report writing skills in a clinical setting.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and electronic medical records systems would be an asset.
  • Basic CPR certification
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.

 

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to the attention of Adrienne Bell-Smith, Executive Director, at info@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

 

COVID 19 Updates

To register for our Moderna Covid Vaccination Clinic, fill out the form on this link and we will contact you when we have an appointment available. https://forms.gle/FnhJfWkU3xyiVkXSA

Please do not call, unless you are returning our call, so we can keep our phone lines free for virtual care.

 

For all other groups, or to go to a mass vaccination clinic like the Cobourg Community Centre, please use the Provincial booking system for Covid-19 Vaccinations. Go to Ontario.ca/bookvaccine. Or you can call 1-888-999-6488.

 

The CCC, or any mass clinic, will drop off the provincial list if they no longer have available appointments for current vaccine supply. As vaccine supply comes in, more appointments are loaded into the systems. Do check back. For information on all eligible groups and local pharmacies also booking Covid vaccinations please go the HKPRDHU site click here. 

 

Read an interview about these new vaccines with our Dr. Smith, the COVID-19 Vaccine Physician Lead for NFHT.

To Volunteer at the CCC clinic please go to https://northumberland.io/

Local COVID-19 Testing Centres Go To Appointment Only

For information about how to get a test, or see a primary care provider about symptoms at the NHH COVID-19 Assessment Centre or at the Trent Hills COVID-19 Testing Centre, and to find about more about local testing coordination efforts,  please click here to read the latest news release from the Ontario Health Team of Northumberland.

 

How to reach a Doctor

For those with or without a family doctor, individuals in Northumberland can use the new website northumberlandcare.com to find the best way to reach a family doctor or nurse practitioner during the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here for the press release.Northumberland Care Press Release 2020-03-22

Groups & Webinars

For our easy-to-use Zoom guide for groups click here.

 

How to cope with stressful times: free zoom webinar May 17 at 12pm. To register click here.

 

Cultivating Happiness During Covid: free zoom series starts May 26 at 1 pm. To register and for details about the program click here.

 

Making Virtual Connections Support Group: Connect with others weekly and enjoy thoughtful conversation and support while relaxing, sharing and learning. Ongoing –Beginning May 27, 2021 1:30 to 2:30 To join group click here.

 

To view previous webinars please see our YouTube Channel .

 

UNMASKING THE TRUTH: how to properly reuse, store and wash your cloth mask
NFHT’s Brooke Mitchell, D.Ch and Tanis Twiddy, NP created this webinar. For a copy of the presentation including video links, please click here. Click here for a highlight poster of Fast facts for masks.

What’s Happening in Our Community

The Colborne outreach clinic will open April 6. Learn more, including the services planned for this location by clicking here.  

 

Assess the risk of visiting others during the pandemic – use this online tool developed by experts to determine the risk level of a visit, particularly to seniors or those with chronic illness.  www.covidvisitrisk.com

 

Grocery shopping for seniors only and delivery service is available in Northumberland’s stores. Click here for a detailed list of hours. 

MASKS HELP PROTECT YOU AND ME

To learn more about personal preventative measures against Covid 19, including where it is mandatory to wear a mask, please see the Ontario Health Team Northumberland’s press release here. 

 

If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, please wear your own mask (homemade or otherwise). Please ensure the mask covers both your nose and mouth. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

CALL FOR DONATED CLOTH MASKS
The OHTN is collecting donated cloth masks. For more information about the program and information on how to make a mask please click here.  New drop off locations:
BRIGHTON –Community Care Northumberland –46 Prince Edward Street (arrange drop-off –613-475-4190, brighton@commcare.ca)
CAMPBELLFORD –Community Living Campbellford–65 Bridge Street East (call in advance -705.653.1821, ext 203)
COBOURG -Northumberland Hills Hospital’s main entrance, 1000 DePalma Drive–between 8 AM and 8 PM daily
Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

NFHT Career Opportunity

PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Temporary Parental Leave Contract

Starting May 2021
Please click here for full details on our careers page.

 

 

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