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Website Independent First Nations Alliance

Position Summary
The Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) is looking to hire a full-time Physiotherapist to promote wellness, mobility, and enhanced quality of life in IFNA communities. The main duties of the Physiotherapist include managing and preventing physical issues caused by illnesses, conditions, accidents, etc. The Physiotherapist will focus on providing care to clients and communities while upholding the mission, vision, and values of IFNA Health Services.


Thunder Bay, Sioux Lookout or surrounding areas (Hybrid Environment)

• Must have a degree from an accredited Physiotherapy program or equivalent experience
• Registered (or eligible) with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

• Strong skills in assessment and ability to identify appropriate intervention options
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team
• Excellent leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
• Highly self-motivated and willing to take initiative
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
• Experience in maintaining confidentiality (HIPAA compliant)
• Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn Indigenous culture and values

• Ability to speak one or more local dialects from within IFNA communities is considered an asset
• Experience working with remote communities and as part of a remote team
• Experience in program development

• This position reports directly to IFNA’s Clinical Manager

• As a representative of IFNA, a professional, and culturally competent manner must be maintained
• Provide rehabilitative care and expertise for patients and caregivers in communities
• Complete analyses of patients using relevant, up-to-date clinical knowledge and skills
• Assess, develop, and monitor treatment programs
• Receive and respond to referrals from IFNA communities requesting individualized support in a timely, appropriate manner
• Maintain accuracy and confidentiality for client records (HIPAA guidelines compliant)
• Maintain accurate, up-to-date reports to supervisors, funders, and community leadership
• Maintain a role in emergency operations as needed
• On-call emergency operations such as evacuation support and COVID-19 outbreaks
• Working outside regular operating hours as needed
• Other duties as assigned

• Monday to Friday
• Some after hours and weekends when necessary

Ability to Commute
• Travel to IFNA communities via small aircraft and/or vehicle regularly

• Successful candidate must complete a Vulnerable Sector Check and provide proof of
required immunizations (or valid medical exemption) prior to start of work

Closing Date: Open until filled

Salary will be based on a combination of qualifications and experience.

Please forward your resume and cover letter with three references to:

*Only selected candidates will be interviewed for this position.

To apply for this job email your details to

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