Clinical Lead - Medical Rehabilitation Services

Therapy Services
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 26, 2019
Pay Rate: 
$42.73 to $57.07
Employment Status: 
Regular Full Time
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019


Reporting to Manager of Medical Rehabilitation Services, the Clinical Lead is responsible for providing clinical leadership and guidance to YHC rehabilitation staff. Ensures safe, effective and efficient delivery of rehabilitation services including quality assessment and treatment, monitoring of patient outcomes and discharge planning at all YHC facilities.


Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Strong knowledge of professional practices and procedures as outlined by Canadian Occupational/Physiotherapy Association;

  • Working knowledge of the Code of Ethics as outlined by Canadian Occupational/Physiotherapy Association;

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement rehabilitative programs/services;

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, schedule and assign work, resolve operating problems and assess clinical competency and performance;

  • Knowledge of management methods and techniques including human and financial management;

  • Ability to plan and implement a resource management program for rehabilitation services;

  • Ability to teach rehabilitation practices and other relevant skills;

  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology;

  • Solutions oriented with excellent decision-making skills;

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills;

  • Effective interpersonal skills;

  • Strong quality assurance and continuous improvement skills;

  • Advocacy and assertiveness skills;

  • Ability to effectively engage multidisciplinary staff;

  • Ability to advocate for patients, patients’ family, rehabilitation staff and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Good judgement, initiative, and reliability;

  • Computer literacy;

  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.


    The successful candidate is required to have: a Baccalaureate in Occupational or Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy; minimum 5 years’ experience and minimum 2 years’ supervisory/clinical leadership experience, preferably within an acute care health facility; Current membership in a Canadian Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists Association; Current CPR; Current registration with Consumer Services, Government of Yukon (or ability to acquire within 3 month of hire) (Physiotherapists only) and a valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean drivers abstract.


    Education/training/certification desired: additional education related to Human Resource management, mentoring or continuous quality improvement; and operational knowledge of information systems, preferably Meditech.


    Quoting competition # 2019-159, email your resume by 4:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019 to:


    Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.  We thank all those who apply and advise that only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


    Posting Date: April 12, 2019

Last Updated:Fri, 04/12/2019 - 22:34