Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapist 1 - Long Term Care

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist 1
Work Site: George Pearson Centre, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Part Time (0.80 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $35.27 - $43.81 per hour
Hours:

0830-1630

Days off: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 130387-cye

 

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

 

The Patient Population

 

As a Physiotherapist at the George Pearson Center, you will see adult and older adult long term Care clients with severe disabilities requiring specialized assistance. For example:

  • spinal cord injury;
  • multiple sclerosis;
  • traumatic brain injury;
  • cerebral palsy;
  • and other conditions.

The Nature of your Work

 

You will provide physiotherapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes by:

  • Performing screening and assessment
  • Establishing client-centered treatment plan, developing and implementing an intervention strategy, evaluating the effectiveness of the plan at regular intervals either for individual or group therapy

You will also be responsible for the supervision/direction of rehab assistants and volunteers.

 

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 centered care model and the vision and values of Vancouver Coastal Health.

 

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

  • 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 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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