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SureHire - Athletic Therapists P/T & F/T

SureHire is Growing! Athletic therapists have been an integral part of our team.  With an increase in volumes, we have decided to hire additional Medical Assessors in some of our key areas:

Medicine Hat - Part Time
Leduc - Full Time
Fort McMurray - Full Time


SureHire will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday February 8th at 12:00pm, with Sophie Rochon (FTW Team Lead), The intention of this webinar is to provide additional details about the role, introduce you to members of our team, and provide details about SureHire as an orgnaization. We would also love to hear your questions!


If you have seen our postings, and wondered what a career at SureHire would be like - this is your chance to find out!! Please register for the webinar using the link below:

If you would like to see the job postings, please visit our career page: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=SUREHIRE&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_CA

Athletic Therapist posting - Part-time/Full-time

PART-TIME WITH POTENTIAL FOR
FULL-TIME ATHLETIC THERAPIST OR KINESIOLOGIST POSITION AVAILABLE


We are looking for a dynamic certified athletic therapist or kinesiologist to join our team. 

If you are skilled, adventurous, reliable, energetic, hardworking, professional and enjoys having fun at work you may be the right candidate!!

Sage Creek Physiotherapy is a member of the inMotion Network of Manitoba-based physiotherapy clinics and associated health care services.  Our facilities offers a variety of physiotherapy programs, occupational therapy programs, massage therapy, nursing foot care and kinesiology.  

Sage Creek Physiotherapy will be opening this spring and provides a great opportunity for someone to get in at the ground level.  We will be offering personal training, sanctioned reconditioning programs as well as athletic therapy services.  Your input would be welcome.

•    ESTABLISHED CLINIC NETWORK WITH LARGE REFERRAL VOLUME
•    EXCELLENT REMUNERATION WITH EXPERIENCE
•    LARGE CLINIC, MODERN &FULLY EQUIPPED
•    ORTHOPAEDIC SKILLSET A REQUIREMENT
•    HEALTHY EDUCATIONAL ALLOWANCE
•    EXPERIENCED THERAPISTS
•    MUST BE A TEAM PLAYER
•    DAY & EVENING HOURS
•    BENEFIT PLAN

Check out the web site for further clinic information
http://inmotionnetwork.ca

Please send C.V. in confidence to quarryphysio@mts.net or call 204-791-2294

Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba - Scholarship

Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba

Are you currently studying in the fields of sport science or sport medicine and looking for financial support?


A scholarship fund has been established by the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba to offer financial support and encourage innovative and relevant research projects that reflect the objectives and goals of the Council. The Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba is a non-profit organization set up to meet the needs of Manitoba athletes and recreational participants at all levels. The council strives to promote the further education of its member groups in order to better aid Manitoba’s sport community.

The Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba offers to provide 2 annual awards  $1000.00 ($500 Undergaduate, $500 Graduate) to promote the achievements and help further the education of our student member groups. The awards will be presented to a suitable candidate at the SMSCM Annual General Meeting by the President of the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba.

The Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba Executive Committee will select 1 undergrad and 1 graduate student whom:

    -Has achieved a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.5
    -Undergrad student: who continues their program in the next ensuing regular academic session; Graduate student: that has been enrolled and completed 1 full-time year of study at the Masters level, or two years of part time study deemed equivalent to the 1 full-time year)
    -Shows outstanding volunteer work related to sport medicine; has demonstrated a commitment to positively influencing sport participation in Manitoba athletes and the general sporting public.
   - Displays an impressive extracurricular background related to sport medicine;
    -Undergrad student: who displays competence and dedication to their field including professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment; Graduate student: who has involvement in research related experience congruent with the objectives and goals of the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba.

For further details on the application process check out the link below:
http://www.sportmed.mb.ca/annual-scholarship-opportunity/

Application deadline is May 12, 2017.

Winnipeg Rifles Junior Football Club - Athletic Therapy positions

JOB DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS:
Elite Performance and the Winnipeg Rifles would like to provide motivated and self-driven individuals with an opportunity to work and collect field hours with the Winnipeg Rifles Junior Football Club.

Certified athletic therapists, certification candidates and athletic therapy students may apply. Students must have successfully completed Taping and Splinting, First Responder, and Assessment courses.
Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries, Advanced Resistance Training, and Spine Assessment/Rehab courses are assets, but are not necessary.

Duties will include game and practice coverage, injury assessment, taping, injury recording and administration, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Therapist. Duties begin in winter/spring 2017 and continue through the fall of 2017.

An honorarium will be provided, as well as possible future opportunities for the right candidates.

Candidates are welcome to apply to work with the Provincial Football teams, as consistency within the Therapy Team is encouraged.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Interested individuals should contact the Program Head Athletic Therapist, Marta Breul CAT(C) at breul-m@hotmail.com

For certified therapists and certification candidates, please provide a resume relating to athletic therapy. Students may provide a list of university courses taken, certifications, and current and past practicum
placements.

Application deadline is February 21, 2017.

 Click here for more details

Football Manitoba Provincial Teams - Athletic Therapy positions

JOB DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS:
Elite Performance and Football Manitoba would like to provide self-driven individuals with an opportunity to work and collect field hours with the Manitoba Provincial U16 and U18 football teams.  Two to three positions are open within each team, creating a total of six to seven positions.

Certified athletic therapists, certification candidates and athletic therapy students may apply. Students must have successfully completed Taping and Splinting, First Responder, and Assessment courses.  Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries, Advanced Resistance Training, and Spine Assessment/Rehab courses are assets, but are not necessary.

Duties will include game and practice coverage, injury assessment, taping, injury recording and administration, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Therapist. Duties begin in winter/spring 2017 and continue through summer 2017.

An honorarium will be provided, as well as possible future opportunities for the right candidates.

Candidates are welcome to apply to work with the Winnipeg Rifles Junior Football Club, as consistency within the Therapy Team is encouraged.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Interested individuals should contact the Program Head Athletic Therapist, Marta Breul CAT(C) at breul-m@hotmail.com

For certified therapists and certification candidates, please provide a resume relating to athletic therapy.

Students may provide a list of university courses taken, certifications, and current and past practicum placements.

Application deadline is February 21, 2017.

Click here for further details

Viterra Mens Curling Championships - Athletic Therapists needed

Viterra Mens Curling Championships -  MATA Volunteers

Athletic Therapists and students


The Viterra Championship, Provincial Men's curling bonspiel, is looking to fill a few volunteer medical positions February 8-12th, 2017 hosted at the PCU Centre in Portage la Prairie.  As a sponsor of Curling Manitoba, MATA has exclusive rights to provide coverage to the athletes during competition.  It is a great opportunity to provide first aid services and injury assessment to elite curlers in the province.  Mike McEwen is ranked second on the CTRS Standings this year and will be looking to defend his title and earn his berth to the Tim Hortons Brier in St.John's, Newfoundland.  Four Manitoba rinks in the Viterra Championships are in the top 15 standings for points in Canada.   You can't ask for anything better than free prime seating for such an event!

Medical equipment will be supplied by the MATA, we just need to find a couple volunteers to fill shifts for the 5 days. Volunteers will have access to the Volunteer lounge, coffee and snacks.  If you're a student in need of hours or an Athletic Therapist that loves curling (and your team missed out in qualifying), this is your chance to be down at ice level watching some great curling and helping elite curlers with first aid and injury assessment/management.  Also, Athletic Therapists, these are some easy CEU's to obtain and great networking opportunity!  MATA will provide an MOC letter for CEU submission.

The following are shifts still remaining to be covered:

Thursday Feb 9:     8:00am - 3:00pm
                               3:00pm - 10:30pm                              
                                
Friday Feb 10:      8:00am - 3:00pm
                             3:00pm - 10:30pm                            

Saturday Feb 11:      8:30am - 2:30pm
                                  

All coverage will be at the PCU Centre.

Your help would be greatly appreciated!  If you are interested in specific days/times, please reply to this message.

For more information and to sign up, please contact Faye, mata@sportmanitoba.ca

McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy - Lumbar Spine


McKenzie Method Part A – The Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT)

Course Location:   University of Manitoba

COURSE DATES:   March 10-12, 2017

McKenzie International Senior Instructor:   Audrey Long, PT, Dip MDT, Specialist MSK
open to:  a variety of health professionals including PT’s, DC’S, MD’S, KN’S and final year PT/DC  Students.

Course fee $650.00 /3 days – 26 contact hours
To register for the course, please go to our website using the following link:   www.mckenzieinstitutecanada.org

Part A: The Lumbar Spine (26 hrs)

This course begins with a comprehensive online session, followed by a three day live course focusing on the application of the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the lumbar spine.

Course Topics include:

• Patient demonstration, analysis and discussion  (assessment and treatment of 4 or 5 legitimate, symptomatic and functionally limited patients, recruited by the sponsoring clinic)
• • The philosophy and principles of MDT
• Subjective / objective assessment
• Examination and treatment: postural, dysfunction and derangement syndromes
• Anatomy, biomechanics, epidemiology and predisposing factors
• Differentiating mechanical pain from red flags and serious pathologies
• Follow-up and treatment progressions
• Indications for and practice of manual techniques
• Practical solutions for helping patients prevent recurrence


McKenzie Method Part B – Cervical & Thoracic Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT)

Course Location:   University of Manitoba

COURSE DATES:   May 26-28, 2017
open to:  McKenzie MDT trained practitioners that are Level A or higher.

Course fee $650.00 /3 days – 26 contact hours
To register for the course, please go to our website using the following link:  www.mckenzieinstitutecanada.org

Remember:   It’s important to register early but remember….registering early does not mean paying early.   Regardless of when you register, the fees will not be processed until 4 weeks prior to the course date.  Register early in order to secure your place on the course.

Course Topics include:
  • Pathophysiology and biomechanics of the cervical spine
  • Subjective / objective assessment
  • Review and treatment of the three syndromes
  • Cervical headache and trauma ('whiplash')
  • Complications, contraindications and outcome predictors
  • Thoracic spine: anatomy, pathology, examination and treatment
  • Patient demonstration, analysis and discussion
 Sign up today at the links above or for more details

SUREHIRE - 3 Athletic Therapists needed

Why SureHire Occupational Testing?

Joining SureHire’s team as a Medical Assessor is a great opportunity for Certified Athletic Therapists seeking to gain new experiences. In the occupational testing industry you will use your skills and knowledge assess workers and prevent injuries.

This position with SureHire Occupational Testing offers:

  - Steady full-time hours with a predictable schedule – no more stress finding clients
  - Minimal travel – great work-life balance!
  - Exposure to variety of medical conditions and MSK injuries – to build your experience
  - Opportunity to hone your assessment and customer service skills in a supportive environment

Do you want to consistently challenge your assessment skills and be an integral part of a dynamic team? Certified Athletic Therapists conduct the medical portion of SureHire's Fitness-to-Work Testing by assessing workers for pre-existing musculoskeletal injuries or health conditions that may lead to further injury on the work site. You will also get to observe and instruct workers through proper lifting protocol during Critical Strength & Mobility Testing. CAT (C)'s also assist their teams by performing a variety of occupational tests.

We are currently looking for an energetic, motivated individuals with a positive attitude to join our team at the Leduc, Fort McMurray and Medicine Hat, AB locations. For Medicine Hat, hours are part-time with potential for more, Fort McMurray & Leduc hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Candidates must have their own vehicle as this position involves occasional travel. The compensation structure for this position is dependent upon level of experience and education. Benefits are also available after three months.

For more information on job description, qualifications and responsibilities, click the link below:

SUREHIRE Job Opportunity LINK


Applications can be forwarded to  careers@surehire.ca