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Closing the Gap Healthcare

This is a Full-time position in Peterborough, ON posted October 12, 2017.

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Reports to

Client Services Manager



Primary Location

Peterborough, ON

Travel Requirement


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Graduate of a recognized Post Secondary program in Physiotherapy and license to practice with the College of Physiotherapy of Ontario required.


1-3 years experience in a community setting.


Excellent verbal and written English language skills.

Any other langugage skills are considered an asset.

Our team of service healthcare professionals deliver care to thousands of clients each day enabling people to remain in their homes, attend clinics and to close the gap between their healthcare needs and overall well-being, caring the way we care for our loved ones, our team of almost 2,000 service professionals deliver care company wide to thousands of clients each day. We enrich lives and change tomorrow by providing a wide spectrum of unparalleled quality services in the community.  As a proud Canadian owned company, owned and operated by regulated healthcare professionals, we truly make quality our top priority.

Primary Function:

As a member of Closing The Gap Healthcare Group, The Physiotherapist will act as primary agent to identify, prevent and improve patient dysfunctions and mobility deficits resulting from illness, injury, disability or aging. 


  • Proven strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Quality orientated
  • Outstanding focus to customer service
  • Experienced in problem solving independently
  • Accountability and dependability
  • Strong ethics and integrity standards
  • Ability to work with a flexible and adaptable approach

Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position Valid Ontario Drivers G or G2 licence and access to a reliable vehicle, is preferred Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position


Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional physiotherapeutic care to clients with a wide variety of possible conditions including but not limited to:  fractures, pre and post surgical orthopaedics, movement and balance disorders, frail elderly, terminal illness, respiratory conditions, postural dysfunctions, gross motor developmental delay and chronic pain.
  • Complete thorough assessments to identify factors contributing to physical impairments and disabilities.
  • Work with clients to set meaningful goals and to determine efficacy of treatment programs.
  • Use treatment techniques involving therapeutic movement, exercise prescription, therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, adaptive and mobility equipment prescription, health teaching,  and/or the application of electrotherapeutic modalities.
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to communicate complex and sensitive information with clients who may be vulnerable and at risk, substitute decision makers, referral sources and colleagues on the inter-disciplinary team.
  • Liaise with other healthcare personnel to supply and receive relevant information about the background and progress of clients.
  • Maintain accurate and complete clinical records for each client.
  • Submit timely reports to the referral source and others as required.
  • Uphold the rules of conduct according to College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

General Notification:

Closing the Gap Healthcare is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals, and to do that, we seek talented, qualified employees regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other protected classification.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment, assessment and interview process as required under CTG Accessibility policy. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation in order to successfully submit an application, please email hr@closingthegap.ca to make an accommodation request.

If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet the requirements defined in this job description, we invite you to apply for this position on our website. 


Skills Required

  • Education level: Professional
  • Work experience (years): 0-2 years


Salary: N/D

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