Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Physiotherapist 1

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Physiotherapist 1
    Work Site:

    Vancouver Acute Resource Services - Vancouver General Hospital

    UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

    Status: Temporary Full Time
    Start Date:As soon as possible until return of incumbent
    Salary: $33.83 - $42.19 per hour
    Hours: 08:00-16:00; on-call 1 in 20; may include weekends
    Reference#: 120058-jat


    The Patient Population: 


    As a physiotherapist in the Vancouver Acute Resource Services, you will support complex patients from a wide spectrum of patient populations including: 

    • Experience gained in all aspects of the Vancouver Acute from Critical Care to Rehabilitation
    • Ideal for physiotherapist that have a good base of experience but are wanting to learn more about a variety of patient populations and conditions
    • A wonderful learning experience

    The Nature of your Work


    The nature of your support/assistance/treatment to your clients could include: 

    • Assessment, treatment, exercise prescription and progression for a variety of patient populations
    • Employ and learn a wide range of skills

    All Physiotherapists at VCH practice in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of Vancouver Coastal Health.



    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.


    Why Choose VCH:

    • Work-life balance
    • Stunning work locations
    • Dynamic work opportunities
    • "People First" Commitment
    • Supportive leadership
    • Clinical practice support
    • Career development & education

    Define your career in one of the most exciting and rewarding healthcare environments Canada-wide with Vancouver Coastal Health.



    Education & Experience

    • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
    • Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).

    The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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