Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapist 2

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist 2

Work Site:

Additional Site:

Home Health, Robert & Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre - Vancouver, BC

Pender Community Health Centre

Status: Regular Part Time (0.7 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $36.51 - $45.37 per hour
Hours:

0830-1630

Days off: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and alternating Tuesdays

Some weekend on-call

Reference#: 139477-ndh

 

Come work as a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Apply today to join our team!

 

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

 

The Patient Population

 

As a Home Health Physiotherapist in Vancouver, you will support a diverse population of adult and older adult clients who have acute episodic or chronic conditions with musculo-skeletal, cardio-respiratory, neurological and/or other needs, including palliative care needs.

 

The Nature of Your Work

  • You will provide community-based physiotherapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes by:
    • performing assessments
    • establishing client-centered treatment plan, developing and implementing an intervention strategy, evaluating the effectiveness of the plan at regular intervals
  • The goal is to promote client self-management in order to maintain/improve client’s physical performance, function and participation in daily activities so clients can remain in their chosen homes as long as possible.
  • You will partner with clients/caregivers and a diverse interdisciplinary team, as well as other VCH teams and external care providers in the course of your work.

 

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, 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).
  • 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 function as an effective team member.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and empower clients to assume control over their health.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and clients both one-on-one and in groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • 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.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Skill in the use of equipment and in the techniques appropriate to physiotherapy treatment.
  • Basic computer literacy.

 

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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