Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Physiotherapist 2

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Physiotherapist (PT) 2
    Work Site:

    Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS) - Vancouver Community/ Vancouver General Hospital

    Status: Regular Full Time
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $35.05 - $43.73 per hour
    Hours: 0830-1630, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off
    Reference#: 121024-jmc


    Come work as a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

    Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS) team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

     

    As a Physiotherapist with Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS) you will:

    • Plan, deliver, evaluate and provide care coordination to address the needs of clients and families experiencing physical impairment and acute/chronic disease within community, ambulatory and institutional settings.
    • Collaborate with family members or significant others, inter-disciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to address the client’s functional/physical/social/cognitive/perceptual/environmental needs.
    • Focus on maximizing capabilities, community participation, recovery from, or adaptation to, illness/impairment and achieve excellence in health services and education.
    • Contribute to the organization and the delivery of physiotherapy services by participating in program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.

    ABOUT PERSONALIZED SUPPORT AND STABILIZATION (PSS):

     

    Personalized Support and Stabilization is a new community team of interdisciplinary professionals working together to support people to safely transition, early on, from hospital settings back to their homes in the community.

     

    WHO WE ARE


    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

    We Offer:

    • Competitive salary plus benefits package including extended health & dental, pension, and vacation entitlement
    • Employee & Family Assistance program
    • Bursaries and scholarships to assist with continuing education
    • Relocation assistance may be offered

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


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Degree in physiotherapy or rehabilitation medicine.
    • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
    • Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).
    • As required, valid BC Driver’s License. Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated program/area.
    • Basic knowledge of physiotherapy standardized tests and measures.
    • Broad knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
    • Basic knowledge of research process and methodology.
    • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
    • Demonstrated ability to teach and empower clients to assume control over their health.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others in a complex health care environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to recognize when referral to another health care professional is required.

    This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.

     

    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 https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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