Physiotherapist 2

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapist 2 

Work Site:

Additional Work Sites:

Raven Song Community Health Centre

This position will work at all 7 Community Health Centres, CRT, HSCL, QRT and Home ViVe

Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary:

$36.51 - $45.37 per hour

Hours: 0830-1630
Reference#: 115347-jmc

 

The Patient Population

 

As a Home Health Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health, you will support a diverse population of adult and older adult clients who have acute episodic or chronic conditions with musculo-skeletal, cardio-respiratory, neurological and/or other needs, including palliative care needs.

 

The Nature of Your Work

 

Working without general supervision, you will provide physiotherapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes by:

  • Planning, delivering, evaluating and providing care coordination to address the needs of clients and families experiencing physical impairment and acute/chronic disease within community, ambulatory and institutional settings.
  • Collaborating 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.
  • The nature of your support/assistance/treatment to your clients could include:
    • Performing assessments
    • Establishing client-centered treatment plan, developing and implementing an intervention strategy, evaluating the effectiveness of the plan at regular intervals 
    • Promoting client self-management in order to maintain/improve physical performance, function and participation in daily activities so clients can remain in their chosen homes as long as possible.
    • Partnering with clients/caregivers and a diverse interdisciplinary team, as well as other VCH teams and external care providers in the course of your work. 
  • Contributing to the organization and the delivery of physiotherapy services by participating in program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.

 

All Physiotherapists at VCH practice in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) as well as within a client and family centred and continuum based care model and the vision and values of Vancouver Coastal Health.

 

WHO WE ARE


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

 

Why Choose VCH:

  • Work-life balance
  • Stunning work locations
  • Dynamic work opportunities
  • "People First" Commitment
  • Supportive leadership
  • Clinical practice support
  • Career development & education

Define your career in one of the most exciting and rewarding healthcare environments Canada-wide with Vancouver Coastal Health.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Degree in physiotherapy or rehabilitation medicine.
  • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
  • Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).
  • Valid BC Driver’s License. Local travel requires the use of a personal vehicle.


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


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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