|Job Title:||Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Integrated Spine Clinic|
|Work Site:||Vancouver General Hospital|
|Status:||Regular Part Time - Baseline (0.8 FTE)|
|Start Date:||April 01, 2018|
|Salary:||$33.14 - $41.35 per hour|
|Hours:||Various shift times: 0730-1730/ 0730-1530,/ 0830-1630/ 0930-1730|
Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and the vision and values of the organization, the Advanced Practice Physiotherapist (APP) acts as the first point of contact for consultation and assessment of patients referred to the McLean Integrated Spine Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital.
The Advanced Practice physiotherapist will be part of an interdisciplinary team with spine surgeons and other medical practitioners to address the needs of patients with spine pain issues. The physiotherapist will be the first and primary point of contact for the consultation and physical assessment of patients with spine pain. Through the utilization of decision support tools to assist in the triage of referred patients, the physiotherapist will provide patients with timely access to assessment and a shared-care management plan that emphasizes patient education and self-management strategies. These plans are developed with consultation of a surgical team member as required.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Candidates who do not possess successful completion of the ISAEC training model and a relevant diagnostic imaging course are encouraged to apply. Training will be provided to the successful applicants.
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.
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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