Summary Kinesiologist near Ottawa (ON)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "kinesiologist" was moved from the group Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment (NOC 3144) to the group Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment (NOC 31204).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Kinesiologists and other professional occupations in therapy and assessment include specialized therapists who use techniques such as athletic or recreational therapy to aid in the treatment of mental and physical disabilities or injuries. They are employed by establishments such as hospitals, rehabilitation centres, extended health care facilities, clinics, recreational centres, nursing homes, industry, educational institutions and sports organizations, or they may work in private practice.
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This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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- Interview patients and review reports from health care professionals to determine patients' current and potential functioning levels
- Perform administrative tasks
- Prepare a treatment plan for each patient
- Provide education to clients regarding health promotion and injury prevention, management and treatment
- Implement treatment plans
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