The NLPA is the voice for physiotherapists and physiotherapy assistants in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Newfoundland/Labrador Physiotherapy Association provides leadership and direction to members in our province and supports the mission of the CPA to foster excellence in practice, education and research and promote high standards of health in Canada.

  • We provide member services to all members of our branch.
  • We advocate for our members to government and stakeholders.
  • We educate the public on the benefits of physiotherapy.


Professional Development 

McMaster University offers an online Master program, directed to healthcare professionals who are seeking to assume or have assumed a leadership role in a variety of healthcare sectors.  Graduates of the program will demonstrate new knowledge and skills in communication, political and healthcare environments, organizational behaviour and human resources management, research awareness and leadership.  This on-line, part-time, course based degree fits easily into an individual’s lifestyle. 

If you have any questions regarding the rules and regulations of physiotherapy practice in NB, NL or PEI, please contact your local college.


Clinical Physiotherapist I - Western Health, Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital

Position: Clinical Physiotherapist I

Clinic/Organization: Western Health, Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital

Position Description:

Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital is a 44 bed acute care facility with services in surgery and medicine. The physiotherapist position carries a combined caseload of inpatients and outpatients and also provides services to the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre.

This position is open to male and female applicants. A resume, supporting documentation, and the names of two references are required.

To apply, go to If you are having issues when using eRecruit, please email

Thank you for your interest with Western Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted,

Contact: Sherry Burton


Competition Number: WH-2016000170

Competition Closing Date: September 30, 2016

Position Duration: Full-time until June 30, 2017, with possible extension (75 Hours Bi-Weekly)

Hours of Work: 0800-1600 and 0830-1630

Salary: $36.32 to $42.83/hour

Required Competencies:

Current registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Physiotherapists is required.

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