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Physiotherapist Acute Care Kelowna General Hospital (Relief Part Time)

Reference Code: 00539261
Position Summary

An opportunity exists for a Physiotherapist in an Inpatient Acute Care setting at Kelowna General Hospital working as part of an integrated group of healthcare professionals, where team player skills and a willingness to learn is an asset. This is a part time relief position until the return of incumbent covering all areas.

There are lots of exciting changes in the Physiotherapy Department with the Cardiac Open Heart commencing in December 2012. The Acute Care setting at KGH includes ortho, medical/surgical, emergency, ICU, in-patient rehab, out-patients, and any others.

Kelowna General Hospital is a full tertiary service site that encompasses all rehabilitation care including full speech language-pathology, neuropsychology, prosthetics and orthotics, and more. The Rehabilitation Department is a multi-disciplinary department with four physiatrists. This position will work the rotation in Medical / Surgical on the Acute wards.

Shift hours consist of mostly Monday to Friday (08:00 to 15:42 hours); however, work involves covering two of five weekends with the expectation to share work falling on Statutory Holidays.

The Physiotherapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing physiotherapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

The Physiotherapist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the profession, department; participates in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education; and provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistant working with the rehabilitation team.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, Extended Health including Massage Therapist, Chiropractor, and Physiotherapist services, plus Life Insurance.

We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Interior Health has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2013! This special designation recognizes the BC employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work...

Come and join the rehabilitation team at Kelowna General Hospital!


Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
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