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Physiotherapist Cardio Respiratory - Mackenzie Health

Location: Richmond Hill
Job Code: 16664
Employment Status: Casual
# of openings: 1



SE Health is currently seeking Physiotherapists to work at the new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital. You will provide treatment interventions, as well as on-call assessments and interventions for our Cardio-respiratory patient.  Physiotherapists will provide patient management through all stages of assessment, treatment, consultation and follow-up services to patients.  The successful candidate will be familiar working in a team environment and in delegating treatment to appropriately qualified therapy assistants.   

As the successful candidate, you are a graduate of an accredited program in Physiotherapy and are a member in good standing of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.  You demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a high level of initiative and adaptability to rapidly changing demands. 


  • Conduct Cardio-respiratory assessments in both acute populations.
  • Conduct Cardio-respiratory treatment interventions, including but not limited to: manual chest techniques such as percussion and vibrations, endotracheal suctioning, tracheal suctioning, as well as oral and/or nasal suctioning, incentive spirometry, education in breathing techniques, and mobility.
  • Document patient care interventions formulating goals and recommendations.
  • Plan and implement patient-centered, goal-directed treatment programs.
  • Input and monitor workload in accordance with SE and Mackenzie Health requirements.
  • Make recommendations regarding discharge and liaise with inter-professional team members as required.
  • Serve as a point of contact for weekend Therapy Assistants and provide re-assessment as clinically appropriate.


  • Graduate of an accredited program in Physiotherapy and are a member in good standing of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. 
  • 1-2 years of hospital experience in an acute care setting preferred, ICU experience an asset
  • Good knowledge of Cardio-respiratory Assessment and Treatment Interventions and demonstrate sound clinical reasoning skills
  • Reliable, flexible, creative, self-directed professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively with rehab assistants as well as with a high performance interdisciplinary rehabilitation team
  • Recent experience in managing patients in acute/rehab or community based rehabilitation programs is required
  • Experience working in an inpatient setting is required
  • Sound knowledge of community resources is an asset
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • A positive work and attendance record is essential
  • Ability to adapt to new computer applications
  • BCLS and CPR certificate
  • Criminal background check, Vulnerable sector check and Immunization (current)

This role is working every Saturday within our ICU/Acute Care inpatient unit 8-4pm

About SE Health

SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors’ lifestyle and family caregiving. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.   In 2019 we were honoured to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers. 

Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at at your earliest convenience.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.


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