Physiotherapist | Acute Care

Position Summary

Explore the East Kootenays, British Columbia!

Interior Health Physiotherapists works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing physiotherapy services. We have an exciting permanent, full time opening at East Kootenay Regional Hospital. Hours of work are 08:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, with weekends and stat holidays off.

Relocation Allowance to support moving expenses is available. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

What will you work on?
East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) provides core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. In this position the Physiotherapist will primarily work with acute care clients, including general medical, ICU, acute orthopedics and Emergency Department patients as required.

How will you create impact?
The Physiotherapist will create impact by providing service to the clients within the community recovering from surgery and illness, including neurological conditions and critical illness.

How will we help you grow?
During your Physiotherapist career at EKRH you will always have access to other therapists and the Physiotherapy Professional Practice Leader to support your work. Orientation into the position will include site tour, staff introductions, and partnering with a senior therapist to assist in orientation to the Acute Care processes and the wards. The Clinical Orientation will depend on the candidate. When education opportunities arise you will have option to participate. Regular staff meetings and peer support are the norm.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a healthcare professional who is willing to be flexible and help out where needed. Keen to get more experience in other areas (e.g. ICU).

If you value being in a smaller East Kootenay community with ample recreational opportunities and this position sounds like a fit to you, we welcome receiving your application!

Qualifications

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

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01554403

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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