Physiotherapist | Acute Care

Position Summary

Interior Health Physiotherapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing physiotherapy services and in guiding work direction to rehabilitation assistant(s). We have a permanent, fulltime opening available. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement.

What will you work on?

Royal Inland Hospital’s Physiotherapists work in many areas of the hospital: Othro, Neuro, Medical Intensive, Critical Care/Trauma, Emergency, Cardiac ICU, Daycare Surgery, Oncology, Palliative, Stroke Medical, General Surgical and Outpatient follow up. In this position the Physiotherapist will have varied work duties, as per operational requirements. It is a position requiring one to alternate through all areas of Acute Care and requires the Physiotherapist to rotate through weekends.

How will you create impact?
Royal Inland Hospital serves the City of Kamloops and outlying rural areas. A broad scope of patients are seen; there is a little bit of everything including pediatrics. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs.

How will we help you grow?
Provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Physiotherapy Professional Practice Leader. During your Physiotherapist career working in the tertiary acute care setting you will grow in abilities as you get exposed to every diagnosis. We do the full scope and you’ll get to experience everything. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available. Educational opportunities, such as iLearns, in-house services, project assignments, etc.

Who are we looking for?

This position is suitable for a new grad or a seasoned therapist. We are seeking a Physiotherapist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Ability to coach and educate clients. Willing to learn new skills.

If you value being in a smaller Interior of BC city with ample recreational opportunities and you think 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).

We welcome applicants with Interim registration and upcoming Masters of Physical Therapy new grads to apply!

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 #:

01678616

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

MANAGER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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