Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

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Sport First Responder Recertification - July 2019

Sport First Responder Recertification Course

Date:        July 5, 2019  5:30pm-9:30pm
                July 6, 2019  8:30am-4:30pm
Location:  U of W Duckworth Centre Room 0D65
Instructor:  Ben Trunzo
Cost:         $300.00 (MATA member); $350.00 (non- MATA members)

Pathway Rehabilitation - F/T Athletic Therapist

9-484 St. Anne’s Road
                                        Winnipeg, MB  R2M 3E1                                         
Phone: (204) 272-9500 Fax: (204) 253-1253


Pathway Rehabilitation is seeking a full-time athletic therapist to join our treatment team. The successful applicant will be based at our clinic on St. Anne’s Road, Winnipeg.

We are a multidisciplinary clinic that includes physical medicine, physiotherapy, athletic therapy, occupational therapy, and psychology.

The successful applicant must hold a current athletic therapy license, be willing to work independently with a private client caseload, and also as part of the multidisciplinary treatment team.
Pathway Rehabilitation offers a salaried payment structure based on professional experience and also supports ongoing professional development through a continuing education allowance. We foster an environment of professional growth through mentorship and we provide our clinicians with up to date rehabilitation tools and resources.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Clinic Manager, Adam Trimble via email at pathwayrehab@gmail.com, or drop off in person at 484 St. Anne’s Road.

Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

RINK - Athletic Therapist



57 SouthLanding Drive
OakBluff, MB, R4G 0C4


POSTING

Athletic Therapist


In the following text, the masculine form applies to women as well as to men. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not representing an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. 

50 Below Sports + Entertainment Inc. (50 Below) is a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada based company founded by local investors and hockey enthusiasts.  The company owns and operates the Winnipeg ICE, Winnipeg Blues, RINK Player Development, RINK Goalie Development, RINK Hockey Academy, RINK Testify Performance as well as the Rink Training Facility at 57 South Landing Drive.  50 Below is excited to bring families, millennials and hardcore hockey fans together in the Hockey Capital of Canada--Winnipeg, Manitoba.

RINK Testify Performance is seeking qualified and dedicated individuals to fill a position as an Athletic Therapist. Reporting to the Athletic Therapy Coordinator & Teams, the incumbent will provide athletic therapy services and assist with the assessment, management and treatment of acute and chronic athletic injuries among the hockey teams in the 50 Below organization. The clinic provides a busy, diverse, client-centered work environment for all its employees. Employees of RINK work in a challenging and fast-paced environment that is committed to encouraging the development of new skills. It is critical that employees are able to adapt to a changing work environment and to acquire new skills as these become necessary. This role may require the ability to work in non-traditional hours, often for extended periods of time outside the course of a typical working day.

Nature of duties and responsibilities:
             Provide on-site athletic therapy coverage for practices, home and away games;
             Clinical assessment and treatment of injuries;
             Support the education and supervision of students who act as student trainers;
             Assist with the collection of preseason medical documentation and delivering CCES and concussion education seminars as needed;
             Collaborate with other members of the Sports Medicine, development, coaching team to ensure quality health care delivery for athletes and patients;
             Support and assist with the Sports Medicine Clinic’s daily operations;
             Offer administrative support for insurance billing, appointment scheduling, financial reports, evaluation and maintenance of annual records;
             Flexible schedule as most tasks require the ability to work non-traditional hours, often for extended periods of time outside the course of a typical working day;
             Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements
             Certified Athletic Therapist in good standing with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association; recent graduates of a recognized school of athletic therapy, attempting the CATA national certification exam in June are welcome to apply, but must be certified at the start of the contract;
             CSCS is an asset
             Show a passion for Athletic Therapy and its role in the Sports Medicine spectrum;
             Punctual for games, practices and appointments;
             Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, displaying initiative, excellent customer service, and abiding by the CATA code of ethics;
             Maintain professionalism inside and outside the clinic;
             Communicate positively with the clients and staff;
             RINK Testify Performance offers a competitive pay structure which will be determined based on education and experience. If interested, please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, including what position you are applying for by June 13th 16h00 to Izzy Satoudian at izzy@therink.ca

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted and testing may be required; thank you for your interest. We implement an equal access employment / program under the Act respecting equal access to employment in public bodies for women, visible minorities, ethnic minority, Aboriginal and disabled people (including the possibility of accommodation during the selection and pre-selection of candidates).

Certified Athletic Therapist(s) for Varsity Sport Program


The Red River College Rebels are seeking applications for a Certified Athletic Therapist(s). This is a paid contract position.  The Athletic Therapist(s) are responsible for the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries for the RRC Rebels Varsity Sport teams.

The RRC Rebels compete in basketball, futsal, soccer and volleyball in the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) and Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC).   The season starts in early September and finishes in the middle of March. Approximately 50-60 events per season.

There is an opportunity for this to be a shared position. 

There is an opportunity for successful candidate to operate out of the RRC therapy room providing service to RRC staff and students along with the community at large.

Qualifications for the position are:

Must be a member in good standing with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association (MATA)
Previous experience treating post-secondary soccer, basketball, volleyball athletes.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends
Must have a valid Manitoba drivers license
For therapist(s) who work with basketball must be able to cross the US/Canadian border

Skills and Attributes
Well organized with good communication skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
Ability to oversee and supervise student athletic therapists

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume with appropriate references. 

Please forward your resume to:
Shane Ray
Manager, Athletics & Recreation Services
Ph: (204) 632-3030
Email: shray@rrc.ca

Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

A Comprehensive Introduction to Acupuncture - Fall 2019

A Comprehensive Introduction To Acupuncture
“The Art & The Science”

Fall 2019

www.acu-acupuncture.com


*Approved course by MPI for billing acupuncture*

 - Submit certificate to MATA upon completion to be registered with MPI


Dates Fall 2019

Weekend I       Saturday, September 14
                        Sunday, September 15

Weekend II      Saturday, September 28
                        Sunday, September 29

Weekend III    Saturday, October 19
                       Sunday, October 20

Weekend IV   Saturday, November 2
                       Sunday, November 3

Weekend V    Saturday, November 16
                       Sunday, November 17

Weekend VI    Review/Written/Practical Examination
                        Saturday, November 30
                        Sunday, December 1

Course Cost $3650.00 + GST (5%)  **payment plan available

Includes: Tuition
     Preceptor Contact
     Textbook
     Course notes
     Acupuncture supplies
     Written exam
     Practical exam

For Further Information or to register online, please visit:
www.acu-acupuncture.com or e-mail: info@acu-acupuncture.com


Instructors: Anne Dawson, P.T. CAFC
Dr. Barbara Shay, P.T. CAFC (PhD Neurophysiology)
Anastasia Meseman, P.T.
Sylvia Lavallee, P.T.
Andrea Lehenbauer, P.T.

Location:    Fitness Physiotherapy
                   135 Roslyn Road
                   Winnipeg, MB   R3L 0G7

Team Opportunity this Summer - Soccer

Summer Soccer Team Opportunity


Ital-Inter Soccer Club


Schedule:  Training 2x a week  (Sometimes 3x)
Doesn’t have to be at every session   TBA -game 1x a week (Sometime 2x) @ Waverley Complex Expected at every game - before kickoff **

Manage their own equipment kit

Honorarium included

Team Apparel included


For more information, contact the team rep below

Ital-Inter Soccer Club
Team rep: Enrique Garcea
204-298-6450

2019 Manitoba Marathon Therapy Volunteers






The Manitoba Marathon is again asking for Therapy volunteers. Athletic Therapy has taken a vital role in the organization, coordination and event coverage over the past number of years. Our Members have consistently demonstrated professionalism and a high quality of service at this international event, and your continued support would be greatly appreciated.



Points of interest:

- Marathon Date: Sunday, June 16th, 2019 (father's day)

- Pre -Marathon meeting: Saturday June 15th, 2019 @ 11:00 am at investors group field gate 1

- On line registration only  http://manitobamarathon.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=21153click on support us, then volunteer, scroll down to Medical - AT, PT, massage. Fill in all required information

- Any questions, concerns or placement requests can be dealt with contacting Don Miller @ (204) 791-6765 or donmillercatc@gmail.com

- Early registration is strongly recommended.

- Volunteering for the marathon can be used for your member engagement requirement.

Special Olympics Manitoba Opportunity

Special Olympics Manitoba Opportunity

10 Pin Bowling Competition
April 27th, 2019
LaVerendrye Bowling Lanes - 614 Des Meurons St.
9:00am-5:00pm

One athletic therapy certification candidate volunteer to provide first aid

If you're interested, sign up can be done at the following link https://volunteersignup.org/4BB9J

Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Specialist - Mat Leave





EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Competition Number:             SEL CO 596/19 (Please state this number when applying)            
Position Title:                                          MSIP Specialist (Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention)        
Position Code:                                         EDUCCOORREGMSIP 01
Facility/ Site/ Location:           Selkirk Corporate Office
FTE:                                         1.0 MAT LOA (May 27, 2019 – May 27, 2020) (Subject to a minimum notice of 2 weeks or 1 pay period, whichever is longer)
Hours of Work:                        Hours 7.50 – Days
 Union:                                                             MGEU Technical Professional
Wage/ Salary:                                           As per applicable collective agreement
Position Summary:  Reporting to the Occupational Safety and Health Officer, the Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention (MSIP) Specialist participates in the development of policy, injury prevention standards and initiatives to meet the needs of the workers.  The MSIP Specialist provides ergonomic consultation with respect to workstations, Patient Handling and Material Handling.  The incumbent works as a member of the Occupational Safety and Health program and may also be involved in other functional areas of the occupational safety and health and human resources management.  The incumbent demonstrates professional responsibility and accountability.  The position functions in a manner consistent with and supports the mission, vision and values of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.
Qualifications:
·         Baccalaureate or Clinical Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy (OT), Kinesiology or related degree required.   
·         Current registration and a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba (COTM) or related college required.
·         Eligible to practice and maintain licensure in Manitoba.
·         Membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy or related association preferred.
·         Certificate in Adult Education preferred.
·         Professional training in ergonomics preferred.
Ÿ  Knowledge of computer systems and current and related software applications.
Ÿ  Basic training in statistical and epidemiological methods required.
Ÿ   Minimum of five (5) years recent experience in a community or health care setting, with at least one (1) year in the area of assessment, instruction and/or application of ergonomic principles preferred. 
Ÿ  Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Adult Education and/or knowledge of the principles of Adult Learning.
Ÿ  Previous experience working in an Occupational Health and Safety setting required.
Ÿ  Previous experience performing ergonomic assessments, report writing and making recommendations required.
Ÿ  Previous experience related to functions, services and processes of Workers Compensation Board and HEB.
Ÿ  Previous experience in the development, implementation and delivery of training programs for staff related to musculoskeletal injury prevention.
Ÿ  Previous experience in the performance of Physical Demands Analysis (PDA).
Ÿ  Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, leadership and analytical skills.
·         Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, verbal, and written communication skills.
·         Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and to work in a multi-disciplinary team based working environment.
·         Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
·         Ability to work independently in a self-directed manner and as a team member in a variety of environments.
·         Ability to respect and promote confidentiality.
·         Mental and physical health to meet the demands of the job required.
·         Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
·         Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset.
·         Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions.
·         Completes and maintains a satisfactory pre-employment security check.
·         Satisfactory employment record.
Date Posted:                                                April 4, 2019
Closing Date/Time:                 April 11, 2019 at 4:00 pm

·         Internal applicants must include a current resume with application upon change of classification/program.
·         External applicants must include a completed application form, current resume, and copies of all required certifications or licenses with application.  Must also submit Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector Check, Child and Adult Abuse Registry Check prior to commencing employment.
The Interlake – Eastern Regional Health Authority is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people at all levels within our workforce. We encourage successful Indigenous applicants to self-declare by completing a Voluntary Self-Declaration Form available online @ www.ierha.ca or at any of our sites.
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Maternity Leave - Part Time Position in Multidisciplinary Clinic Winnipeg


Maternity Leave- Part Time Position in Multidisciplinary Clinic

Part-Time Position opening for an upcoming Maternity Leave at the Wellness Institute- Rehabilitation and Sports Injury Clinic. Successful applicants will resume an established case load while working with a great referral team. Applicants should be highly motivated and actively involved with continual educational and research; acupuncture is considered an asset.
  • Competitive commission rates
  • Access to a Medical-Fitness Facility
  • Excellent team setting working alongside Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Psychologists, Dieticians and Kinesiologists
Serious inquiries only, interested parties will be vetted for candidacy. Please forward resumes and references to juliabraaksma@gmail.com.

Applications close: April 3rd, 2019.

Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba - Graduate Scholarship




GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

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 offers scientific support and sport medicine services to enhance the training of Manitoba athletes and recreational participants at all levels.  The Council strives to encourage students to be creative investigators in the academic setting.

The Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba offers to provide an annual award of $500.00 to promote the achievements and help further the education of our student member groups.  The award 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 the student whom:
1.    Has achieved a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.5, 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. 
2.    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.
3.    Displays an impressive extracurricular background related to sport medicine;
4.    Has involvement in research related experience congruent with the objectives and goals of the Sport Medicine Council of Manitoba.

Tenable at: This award is primarily intended for students enrolled in a University in the province of Manitoba.  Special consideration may be given to an exceptional candidate registered in a Canadian university outside of Manitoba.

Students cannot win this scholarship in two consecutive years.  Students should fill out this scholarship application and submit with a copy of their transcripts.  The application is to be sent to the Sport Medicine & Science Council of Manitoba office and the Selection Committee will select a winner.

***APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 10, 2019


Full scholarship application available HERE