• Physiotherapist (PT) 2 - Home Health & Diabetes - Squamish

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Physiotherapist (PT) 2 - Home Health & Diabetes - Squamish
    Work Site: Squamish Hospital
    Status: Casual (0 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $34.36 - $42.87 per hour
    Hours: Days / Times : Various
    Reference#: 113185-nma



    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 Vancouver Coastal Health, North Shore/Coast Garibaldi Service Delivery area, this position works without general supervision and provides physical therapy services to clients in the community to achieve quality client focused care.


    Duties include:

    • Identifying and assessing a client’s performance issues utilizing an evidence-based approach, planning and implementing goal directed services;
    • Evaluating the effectiveness of the service and preparing and maintaining records; and,
    • Contributing to the organization and delivery of physiotherapy services; and,
    • Participating in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education.


    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy plus two years’ recent related experience and or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
    • Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).

    Knowledge & Abilities:

    • Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated clinical area.
    • Broad knowledge of physical therapy standardized tests and measures.
    • Broad knowledge of physical therapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
    • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
    • Demonstrated ability to function as a 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.
    • Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for physical therapy treatment.
    • Basic computer literacy.

    Please note:

    • 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.

    This posting is posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals. 


    VCH Employees

    *** VCH Employees must apply via the internal application process using the above noted posting number. Go to 
    internal job postings to apply a


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