Assessor- Fitness to Work

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Assessor- Fitness to Work

Job Description

Job Identity:
  • Job Title: Fitness-to-Work Assessor - Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Certified Athletic
Therapist or Physician
  • Location(s): Red Deer
  • Status: Full time
  • Job Purpose: We are currently in search of a positive, energetic and motivated professional who is interested in joining our talented team on a permanent basis. As an Assessor, the desired candidate will possess the ability to assessor workers for any pre-existing musculoskeletal inquiries or health conditions that may lead to further injury to themselves or others on a work site. Hours are between 7: 00am and 6:00pm Monday - Friday at our Red Deer, Alberta location. After one year of employment with SureHire you are entitled to a $5000.00 retention bonus! Are you a Certified Athletic Therapist, Physiotherapist, or Chiropractor looking to level up? Are you ready to challenge your assessment skills and become an integral contributor to a dynamic team? If you answered “yes,” then read on! Assessors conduct the medical portion of SureHire’s Fitness-to-Work Testing by assessing workers for pre-existing musculoskeletal injuries or health conditions that may have the potential to lead to an injury, or to the worsening of a pre-existing condition, as a result of job performance at a work site. Assessors also observe and instruct workers through proper lifting protocol during Critical Strength and Mobility Testing.
Working Conditions
  • Hours: Monday to Friday between 7:00am – 6:00pm, some evenings and weekends
  • Travel: Occasional travel to other SureHire locations for coverage
  • Physical Environment: Office environment
  • Safety Sensitive: Yes
  • Dress Code: Business casual
  • Other Considerations: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Job Summary & Duties Fitness-to-Work
  • Review a worker’s health and injury history, blood pressure measurement, PAR-Q, functional status and medical condition questionnaire to ensure they are safe to exercise
  • Perform a full-body musculoskeletal evaluation, including grip strength testing, to identify any pre-existing conditions (“Medical”)
  • Observe and instruct a worker through SureHire’s lifting protocol ensuring that workers are using proper lifting technique (“Critical Strength & Mobility Testing”)
  • Follow SureHire’s Immediate Medical and Physical stoppages to ensure that workers are not proceeding with further testing, if deemed unsafe
Occupational Testing
  • Conduct a variety of occupational testing services
o Urine analysis o Breath alcohol o Vision o Audio o Spirometry o Mask Fitting Additional duties & tasks when assigned Job Specifications: Education:
  • Entry-level clinical degree (physiotherapist, chiropractor, athletic therapist)
Experience:
  • Assessing and treating musculoskeletal injuries is an asset
  • Assessing and treating occupational injuries is an asset
  • Direct patient care is an asset
  • Exercise testing and proper lifting mechanics is an asset

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