Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Physiotherapist 2 - Vancouver Paediatric Team

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Physiotherapist 2 - Vancouver Paediatric Team
    Work Site: Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre
    Status: Temporary Full Time - Baseline-With End Date until approx. May 2020
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $35.05 - $43.73 per hour

    Days: Monday to Friday

    Time: 8:00 am - 16:00 pm (1/2 hour lunch)

    Reference#: 113055-cye



    We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join the Paediatric Team! You’ll be joining a dynamic and cohesive team, where you will work together to come up with the best solutions for children. You will be supported and offered endless learning opportunities.


    Travelling throughout the community to schools and homes, you’ll offer individualized plans and physiotherapy services for school-aged children (5-19 years old) with special needs.


    Key Activities include:

    • Providing physiotherapy services to children with physical, neurological and developmental challenges and to those who require episodic or palliative care;
    • Coordinating the care plan for children with complex health needs and collaborating with interdisciplinary team members, educational agencies, and other health care professionals/providers/community agencies to achieve excellence in health services and education.
    • Performing screening and assessments
    • Establishing client-centered treatment plan, developing and implementing an intervention strategy, evaluating the effectiveness of the plan at regular intervals either for individual or group therapy
    • Training of/delegation to school staff including teachers & support staff
    • Training and education for parents (of clients)



    Education & Experience

    • Degree in Physiotherapy from a recognized program with a minimum of two years recent related pediatric experience in a community setting; care management experience, clinical experience in assessment of children with physical/neurological/developmental problems, implementation of functional therapy programs and experience with equipment issues, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
    • Eligible for membership with the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).
    • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement is paid.

    Why choose to work at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)?


    Vancouver is a region that’s full of life! With breathtaking natural beauty, economic prosperity, safe neighbourhoods, an excellent education system as well as an entertainment haven, this is a place where you will quickly find yourself at home. VCH offers generous paid vacation entitlements, pension plan, health and dental benefits, employee & family assistance program and work- life balance.



    ***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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