Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) invites applications from Physiotherapists who are seeking a relief, full time opening. This position will provide coverage until June 2023, or return of incumbent.
What Will You Work On?
This position will work within the hospital’s Occupational Rehab Program. This program is contracted with Worksafe BC to provide services to individuals who have not been able to return to work. Clients seen by the Physiotherapist have suffered a work injury and are supported to rehabilitate with the goal of returning to work. Involves functional capacity assessments. KGH is a tertiary hospital and is the region’s main referral centre offering a full range of healthcare services and consisting of 400+ beds and over 84,000 Emergency Department visits yearly. Hours of work for this posting are 07:00 to 15:00, Monday to Friday.
How Will You Create Impact?
KGH is the largest Interior Health facility with 380 beds. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs. KGH is a tertiary rehab site with lots of areas of practice: acute medical care, acute surgical care, large outpatients programs, large inpatient rehab programs, community care rehab, urgent primary care centre, we have something for everybody! A broad scope of patients are seen. There is a little bit of everything including pediatrics.
How Will We Help You Grow?
We have a staff of 50 or more therapists covering all areas requiring relief for vacation and sick time. Variety of experienced physiotherapists and rehab assistants available for new graduates to learn from. A variety of positions with different rotation options that can suit active lifestyles. We routinely offer up to full time hours if interested. There is plenty of work even if you do not own a permanent line.
Who Are We Looking For?
This position is suitable for a Full Practicing CPTBC 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.
• An exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement.
• A work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills.
• Opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
• Current Full Practicing registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
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