Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapist 2

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist 2

Work Site:

 

Additional Sites:

Community Rehabilitation Services, Squamish Health Unit - Squamish, BC

Whistler Health Unit - Whistler, BC & Pemberton Health Unit - Pemberton, BC

Status: Casual
Start Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $37.24 - $46.39 per hour
Hours:

0900-1700/0800-1600

Days off: Various

Reference#: 148339-eag

 

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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Community Rehab team in Squamish, Whistler, and Pemberton, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Physiotherapist you will:

  • Work in partnership with the client and family to establish goals that are safe, realistic, and reasonable by assessing, planning, coordinating, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and transitioning physiotherapy and other services for the client in an interprofessional team model in partnership with the client, family, primary care provider, and other care providers.
  • Assess service eligibility, facilitate the development, implementation, and adaptation of a care plan, deliver direct care, and provide care management to assist clients to manage their own care and navigate through the various services available within the community setting.
  • Work in consultation with other system partners and incorporate current evidence into practice.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education & Experience

  • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).

  • Two (2) years’ recent, related experience in home & community care.

  • Valid BC Driver’s License & access to a personal vehicle required for local travel.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated clinical area.
  • Broad knowledge of physical therapy standardized tests and measures.
  • Broad knowledge of the CPTBC standards of practice and guidelines for physical therapists.
  • Broad knowledge of physical therapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a 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.
  • Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for physical therapy treatment.
  • Basic computer literacy.

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.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


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 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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