Sport physiotherapist (Temporary Position)

Under the supervision of the chief physiotherapist, the sport physiotherapist works closely with other sport medicine specialists to deliver High Performance Sport Medicine Services. He provides sport therapy services to the designated sport and athletes. He supports services in order to optimize individual and group performances. He works closely with the athlete’s or group’s Integrated Support Team (IST).

The main responsibilities in relation to the position are as follows:
Provide sport therapy services to designated athletes, training groups, mainly at INS Québec’s clinic, at training site or on the road. May travel with the training groups for competition, be on–site during training sessions. May be involved with the designated sport IST. Provide coaches with testing results analysis and recommendations. Be involved in the athlete evaluation program. Be involved with sport therapy communication, nurture productive and positive working relationship with partners.

Bachelor or Master Degree in Physiotherapy. Be a member in good standing with L’Ordre professionnel de la Physiothérapie du Québec and Sport Physiotherapy Canada. Have at least tree (3) years of experience working with athletes. Have a valid Sports First Responder certification. Have completed or currently completing level 2 in manual therapy. Hold valid professional liability insurance. Hold a valid Sports Physiotherapy Certificate will be an asset.

Work schedule during the day week. Be available evenings and weekends (Occasional). Have an excellent knowledge of the sports medicine, sports science field, and high-performance athlete rehabilitation and treatment tools. Have excellent knowledge of oral and written French and English. Have a very good understanding of high-performance sports and the Canadian and Québec sports systems. Have very strong abilities using different computer programs (Microsoft Office suite).

Duration: 1 year contract with possible extension
Location: Montreal
Working Hours: Full time
Start date: May 2019
Salary: An annual salary between 52 000$ and 73 420$ depending on experience and competencies, as well as a benefit program, will be offered to the successful candidate. Possibility to count FCAMPT and Sports Physiotherapy Mentorship hours during the contract.
Deadline: April 21 – 11:59 PM (Eastern Time)
Application: Please send your covering letter and resume by email to:, clearly indicating the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. We would like to thank all candidates for showing an interest in our organization. Please note, however, that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact us by telephone.

*Please note that the masculine gender has solely been used to simplify the text.

Institut national du sport du Québec
4141 avenue Pierre-De Coubertin
Montréal, QC – H1V 3N7

Contact: Anick Perron