Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapist 2 - Bladder Care Centre

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist 2 - Bladder Care Centre
Work Site: Bladder Care Centre, UBC Hospital
Status: Regular Part Time (0.4 FTE)
Start Date:

As soon as possible

Salary: $37.24 - $46.39 per hour


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 152648-aca


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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Bladder Care Centre at UBC Hospital in Vancouver, BC. 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.


As a Physiotherapist at the Bladder Care Centre you will:

  • Provide physiotherapy assessment, treatment and education to clients with bladder and bowel disorders leading to pain and/or incontinence.
  • Provide clinical educational activities to individuals and groups and evaluates their effectiveness.
  • Consult, collaborate and confer with academic and professional colleagues to initiate interdisciplinary research and actively participate in research.
  • Develop research proposals and conduct approved physiotherapy research and special projects in collaboration with relevant personnel.

About the Bladder Care Centre


The Bladder Care Centre (BCC) is an integrated multidisciplinary diagnostic, treatment and research facility for bladder symptoms located at UBC. As a physiotherapist in this clinic you will be working alongside physicians, surgeons, and nurses who are specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms. Physiotherapists assess, treat and manage a variety of pelvic floor conditions, such as, incontinence, dysfunctional voiding, pelvic organ prolapse, chronic pelvic pain and other symptoms and causes of pelvic floor dysfunction.



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).
  • Post graduate completion of Physical Therapy Approach to Incontinence Levels 1 and 2 or equivalent education in female urinary incontinence, dyspareunia, male urinary incontinence and/or pelvic floor dysfunction and rehabilitation.
  • Three (3) years’ recent related experience including one year’s experience in related bladder and bowel incontinence disorders.

Education & Experience

  • Knowledge of the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practice.
  • Knowledge of the anatomy and physiology relevant to the position.
  • Knowledge of conditions where internal pelvic floor assessment and intervention are indicated.
  • Working knowledge of the theory and practice of manual muscle testing, exercise physiology, manual therapy techniques and education and lifestyle modification
  • Knowledge of correct posture and treatment of postural problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use electrical stimulation, biofeedback and ultrasound with knowledge of the indications and contra-indications for their use.
  • Knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice.
  • Knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment and in techniques appropriate to the treatment of clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, motivate and coach and to develop educational programs and materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in groups, one-to-one and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader, motivator and facilitator.
  • Computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

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 our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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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