Application Deadline: 15th July 2020; Position: Physiotherapist (Women’s National Team). Under the direction of the High-Performance Director (HPD), the Physiotherapist shall be responsible to ensure the optimum injury prevention, rehabilitation and availability of National Team athletes to prepare and succeed in International competition.
Job Posting – Physiotherapist
Application Deadline: 15th July 2020
Position: Physiotherapist (Women’s National Team)
Position Start Date: 1st September 2020
Under the direction of the High-Performance Director (HPD), the Physiotherapist shall be responsible to ensure the optimum injury prevention, rehabilitation and availability of National Team athletes to prepare and succeed in International competition. Together with the HPD and other key high-performance staff, the Physiotherapist will support and drive cultural expectations within the program and deliver vital high-performance programming elements in line with the program objective of Podium at the Paralympic Games.
We are seeking a part-time Physiotherapist to deliver high performance content and ongoing supervision to the Women’s National Team. Consideration may be given to a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and availability in determining the time commitment. Weekend, evening, and travel availability will be required for program and event attendance. Key dates include:
• 18th – 25th January 2021 – Pajulahti Games, Finland
• 12th – 14th March 2021 – Vancouver Grand Slam, Canada
• 13th – 16th May 2021 – Malmo Intercup, Sweden
• 20th – 23rd May 2021 – Brussels Open, Belgium
• 24th August – 5th September 2021 – Paralympic Games, Tokyo, Japan
- Delivery of therapy services:
• Take full responsibility and accountability for the delivery of therapy services to athletes;
• Ensure athletes receive the highest standard of evidence-based medical services, prehabilitation and rehabilitation advice and support, and;
• Facilitate new athlete intake medicals and medical administration in collaboration with HPD, including Concussion Baselines etc.
- Camps & Competition:
• Attend National Team training sessions and camps, providing court support through a variety of therapy techniques;
• Provide clinical assessment and treatment, which may require evenings or weekends as required during international competition, and;
• Ensure all medical stock/packing and supplies are accounted for.
- Athlete Monitoring & Evaluation:
• Maintain comprehensive athlete reporting;
• Undertake ongoing tracking of team medical status, injury surveillance studies and recovery histories;
• Contribute to the development of HP plans, tools such as Individual Performance Plans and Podium Pathway, and other documentation such as the athlete assistance program as required;
• Contribute to event, and program debriefs as necessary, and;
• Complete concussion baseline testing.
- Work as part of an integrated support team:
• Ensure that the HPD and Head Coach are briefed on the injury status of athletes; in consultation with the Strength and Conditioning coach, and
• Ensure there is an aligned treatment and rehabilitation program for injured athletes.
Education & Qualifications:
- Registered Therapist with, or eligible to register with, the College of Physical Therapists of their province or Certified Athletic Therapist with maintained status with the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association (or equivalent), and professional liability insurance
- Orthopaedic/Manual Therapy Post Graduate Certifications
- Acupuncture/Dry Needling/IMS an asset
- A minimum 4 years experience as a practicing therapist working with athletes, and working with teams
- Current First Aid, Red Cross First Responder Certification Certificate in Sport Physiotherapy (or equivalent)
- Eligibility to Work in Canada
- Criminal Record Clearance
- No travel restrictions
- Valid Passport
- Valid Driver’s Licence
For more information, please see Job Description
Interested Applicants: Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com