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Physiotherapist, Faculty of Kinesiology

Job ID: 23904

Updated: September 14, 2021

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Overview

The Faculty of Kinesiology is currently seeking a Recurring Part-time Physiotherapist.

The Physiotherapist reports to the Clinical Manager, Sport Medicine Centre. This is a recurring part-time position, based on a maximum 35 hour work week, and is part of the AUPE Collective Agreement. This position requires scheduling flexibility based on fluctuating market demands and patient need. The ability to work within a high-paced, multi-disciplinary environment as well as to manage a busy caseload is critical.

The Sport Medicine Centre is an integrated and multidisciplinary clinical, education and research facility within the Faculty of Kinesiology, specializing in the treatment and rehabilitation of sport related and other musculoskeletal injuries.  The Sport Medicine Centre provides comprehensive sport medicine, surgical, physiotherapy, and other health care services to recreational, developing and elite athletes as well as other patients referred to us in Calgary and southern Alberta.

This position requires superlative knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practical application of technical procedures and techniques.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

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Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate or Master of Physiotherapy (or equivalent) from a university program recognized by the Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
    • Registered in good standing with Physiotherapy Alberta (Must provide a copy to the Clinical Manager on a yearly basis)
    • Demonstration of advanced, post-graduate orthopedic training
    • Previous work with interdisciplinary health care teams, athletes or sports teams is considered an asset
  • A criminal record check is required.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrate initiative, creativity, empathy and sound judgment.
  • Performs clinical assessments, diagnoses, and implements evidence-informed treatment plans
  • Effectively communicates with all members of the health care team to support optimal patient outcomes
  • Provides ongoing evaluation of patient progress and facilitates proper referrals when necessary
  • Administers and collects outcome measurement information
  • Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Engages in continual learning and skills development
  • Must be reliable, cooperative, flexible and must be able to demonstrate the ability to read and write legibly with a proven degree of competence in the English language.
  • Must have highly developed organizational and time management skills.
  • Perform a variety of complex therapeutic interventions without supervision.
  • Capable of using all equipment pertaining to the safe and effective functioning of the service.

Application Deadline:  September 28, 2021

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase III.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


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