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|Job Title:||Physiotherapist 2 - Home Health|
|Work Site:||Robert & Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre, and Pender Community Health Centre|
|Status:||Temporary Part Time (0.75 FTE) to approx. OCT 04, 2018|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$33.14 - $41.35 per hour|
|Hours:||0830-1630 with 30-minute unpaid lunch - Tues-Fri week 1, Tues-Thurs week 2 and an additional Friday approx every 4 weeks|
Within the context of a client directed framework and continuum based care model, in accordance with the established standards of professional practice of the College of Physical Therapists of BC and the vision and values of the organization, working without general supervision, the Physiotherapist plans, delivers, evaluates and provides care coordination to address the needs of clients and families experiencing physical impairment and acute/chronic disease within community, ambulatory and institutional settings. Collaborates with family members or significant others, inter-disciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to address the client’s needs to maximize capabilities, community participation, recovery from, or adaptation to, illness/impairment and achieve excellence in health services and education. Contributes to the organization and the delivery of physiotherapy services by participating in program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.
Home Health Physiotherapist: Works in close partnership with the client, caregivers, a diverse interdisciplinary Home Health care team, other VCH teams and external health care providers. Community-based physiotherapy services are provided to a variety of clients who have acute episodic or chronic conditions with musculo-skeletal, cardio-respiratory, neurological and/or other needs. Client-centered care plans are implemented with the focus on promoting client self-management. Using your own car, regular travel within the assigned neighbourhood(s) is expected.
Knowledge & Abilities:
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 staffpostings.vch.ca 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.***
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