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Company NameWeeneebayko Area Health Authority
Job Type
  • Full Time
Job Description

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong team work and communication skills
  • Motivated professional who can work with minimal supervision
  • Strong knowledge of practice and regulations
  • Travel to all coastal sites

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment, treatment, and education to all inpatient, outpatient, and regional clients
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate methods of treatment while modifying when necessary
  • Contributes to departmental operational plan while advancing the goals and objectives of the organization
  • Develops, establishes, and maintains standards of knowledge, skills, and competence by developing programs to promote continuing education
  • Comply with all regulations and professional directives as provided by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy and registration with the College of Physiotherapist
  • Experience working in a hospital setting is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large/diversified workload with rapidly changing priorities and challenging deadlines
  • ADP authorizer for mobility devices (wheelchairs & walkers) – or willing to obtain upon hire
  • Proof of registration with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Knowledge and sensitivity of Indigenous health issues and of the geographic region


  • Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP) and health and welfare benefits
  • Subsidized housing
  • Retention and travel benefits
  • Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation
  • Being part of a strong and cohesive multidisciplinary team
CityMoose Factory
Application DeadlineFebruary 4, 2019

Katelyn Tomatuk, Human Resources Associate

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