Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapist 1

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist 1
Work Site: Emergency & Acute Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Regular Part Time (0.4 FTE)
Start Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $35.98 - $44.79 per hour


Days off: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wedesday, and Thursday; some on-call shifts as operationally required (approximately 1 in 20).

Reference#: 145532-aca


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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Emergency and Acute Medicine Units at Vancouver General Hospital. Apply today to join our team!


The Patient Population

As a Physiotherapist in the Emergency department at Vancouver General Hospital, you will work with the following patient population:

  • Patients with orthopedic injuries
  • Frail elderly
  • Patients with back pain
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Dynamic and fast paced environment on the cutting edge of health care

The Nature of your Work

Your work as a Physiotherapist with the Emergency Department may include:

  • Musculoskeletal assessment and treatments
  • Gait re-education with the application of gait aids
  • Discharge planning
  • Management of the frail elderly patient


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.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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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