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Kinesiologist

Back in Motion Health Services has a part-time to full-time position available for a Kinesiologist to work at our Abbotsford site. 

Back in Motion Rehab is dedicated to offering our clients the best possible treatment options available today, supported by exciting new technology and research, and delivered with a dedicated and professional enthusiasm. Our positive, friendly, and experienced physiotherapists and health care professionals are committed to helping each person achieve their physical and personal goals. Our corporate culture is one of excellence, mutual respect, integrity, teamwork, and commitment to people.  We are a growth-oriented company, and offer flexible working conditions, continuing education, and an environment for staff members to grow and develop.

 

Clinical duties include:

  • Evidence-based assessment and treatment services for clients who have sustained a variety of injuries and conditions, usually with a goal of assisting them to return to work. 
  • Implement, monitor and progress exercise and work simulation programs.
  • Management of resources, scheduling clients, tracking attendance, ensuring report timeliness and communicating with various stakeholders (insurance company, employer, physician, etc) in conjunction with the team Physiotherapist
  • Develop structured Gradual Return to Work (GRTW) plans.
  • Monitor the GRTW plan to facilitate a successful outcome.
    Mentoring and training will be provided.  The Kinesiologist will work, at times, independently and at other times will work on a team that includes Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists/Counselors, Physicians, and Administrative Staff. Our goal is to assist clients to return to work and improve their quality of life.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and/or experience in evidence based orthopaedic, concussion, neurological or mental health practice with a strong emphasis on active rehabilitation. 
  • Knowledge of psycho-social aspects of disability.
  • Travel may be required to other locations in the lower mainland.
    Education: 
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or Human Kinetics or equivalent degree.
    Memberships & Associations: 
  • Member or eligible for membership with the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK).

 

2. Skills & Attributes:

Required

  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, problem solving and sound clinical reasoning skills.
  • Practical skills and strategies for working with clients with various medical conditions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of active rehabilitation and evidence based interventions for physical rehabilitation.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing demands and schedules.

 

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Back in Motion Rehab.
 

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