Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapist 2 - Home Health

Job ID 2023-91879
City Vancouver
Work Location
South Health Unit
Home Worksite
12 - Vancouver Community
Labour Agreement
Health Science Professionals
Union
403 - HS Professional CUPE
Position Type
Baseline
Job Status
Regular Part-Time
FTE
0.60
Standard Hours / Week
22.50
Job Category
Therapy Services
Salary Grade
9
Min Hourly
CAD $41.32/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $51.40/Hr.
Shift Times
0830-1630 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, negotiable workdays, on call required
Days Off
Various
Work Schedule Details
Days of work are negotiable
Position Start Date
As soon as possible

Salary

The salary range for this position is CAD $41.32/Hr. - CAD $51.40/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Relocation Assistance may be available.

 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Home Health team working out of the South Community Health Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Physiotherapist you will:

  • Work without general supervisor, and plan, deliver, evaluate and provide care coordination to address the needs of clients and families experiencing physical impairment and acute/chronic disease within community, ambulatory and institutional settings.
  • Collaborate with family members or significant others, inter-disciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to address the client’s functional/physical/social/cognitive/perceptual/environmental needs to maximize capabilities, community participation, recovery from, or adaptation to, illness/impairment and achieve excellence in health services and education.
  • Contribute to the organization and the delivery of physiotherapy services by participating in program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.

 

ABOUT HOME HEALTH PROGRAMS:

 

Home Health programs provide a range of health care and support services to people living in the community who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs.

 

THE CLIENT POPULATION:


Home Health clients typically have on-going health issues and/or complex personal and/or social issues, requiring care planning and coordination of appropriate resources. Clients include frail elderly, younger clients with disabilities, and adults with chronic illnesses requiring supports to maintain/promote independence. South Community Health Centre serves the southern part of the city including Fraserview, Killarney, Oakridge-Marpole and Sunset neighbourhoods.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Degree in physiotherapy or rehabilitation medicine.
  • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
    • Candidates with current interim registration or eligible for interim registration may also be considered.
  • Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).
  • As required, valid BC Driver’s License. Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated program/area.
  • Basic knowledge of physiotherapy standardized tests and measures.
  • Broad knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Basic knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective 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.
  • Skill in the use of equipment and in the techniques appropriate to physiotherapy treatment.
  • Basic computer literacy.

Closing Statement

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

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

Equity, diversity, 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.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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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