Physiotherapist | Acute Care

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) invites applications for the role of Physiotherapist. PRH is looking for a knowledgeable Physiotherapist with experience in developing client evidence-based, outcome-focused intervention strategies consistent with the clients’ needs and goals in order to achieve optimal health outcomes. This is a relief full time role until approximately July 2023 or until the return of incumbent.

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?
Reporting to the Physiotherapy Professional Practice Lead you will draw upon your ability to identify client and therapist expectations and the client’s desired functional status and quality of life; administer standardized tests and measures; promote functional independence; and enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

How Will You Create Impact?
PRH is a 155-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding population of approximately 90,000 people. As a member of the PRH multidisciplinary rehabilitation team, you will work independently and collaboratively providing physiotherapy services that include assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers.

How Will We Help You Grow?
Orientation includes dedicated time for online learning of IHA processes, 1:1 time with the practice lead, job shadowing of all team members and other orientation or experiential opportunities identified by the employee.

Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for energetic, engaged professionals. Flexibility and ability to work in various environments a must.

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 #:

01696739

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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