Careers at Grand River Hospital

Job Details

Physiotherapy - Practice Leader - (PL005)

This details all the information about the job posting.

Job Title
Physiotherapy - Practice Leader
Requisition #
Grand River Hospital - Kitchener, ON N2G 1G3 CA (Primary)
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Healthcare - Allied Health
Master's Degree
Job Type
Full-time - Non Union
Job Description

Full Time - 0.4 Practice Lead and 0.6 Clinical Component



As an integral member of the Grand River Hospital clinical team, the Physiotherapy Practice Leader (PL) embraces, promotes and models the mission, vision and values of the Grand River Hospital Corporation through excellence in interprofessional team building, a focus on quality practice standards, clinical education facilitation, effective communication, and professional practice standards monitoring and leadership.

She/he collaborates with the GRH leaders to support the professional practice and education needs, ensuring alignment with GRH strategic objectives.

The PL ensures excellence in care provision through a focus on quality, safety, effectiveness of care delivery, development of efficient processes, monitoring of practice standards and educational needs across the corporation. The PL is responsible for providing direct patient care combined with the role of professional lead.

Travel between sites is required.

The Practice Leader will provide leadership and have accountability for:

• Professional practice standards
• Professional credentialing
• Workload measurement feedback and monitoring
• Advocacy for the discipline in collaboration with the Rehabilitation Therapies Manager
• Orientation
• Education
• Equipment recommendations
• Student education
• Clinical resource
• Consultation and peer support
• Practices related to training, supervision of non-regulated staff Mentoring
• Oversee discipline-specific committees

  and assist/advise the Clinical Manager for Rehabilitation Therapies in:

• Recruitment process (candidate selection, scenarios, interviews)
• Performance appraisals
• Job fact sheets and descriptions
• Quality improvement

Job Requirements


• Bachelor degree and/or Masters degree in  Physiotherapy
• Candidate must be a member in good standing of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
• Minimum of 5 years clinical experience
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Demonstrated initiative and collaboration
• Leadership experience is an asset

Copyright © 2009. Grand River Hospital. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Sitemap

BIN # 88918 0394 RR 0001  |  Created by Blue Lemon Media