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 relief, fulltime opening available. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
What will you work on?
In this role, the Physiotherapist provides assessments as part of the SHWC team for those clients referred to this service. This position 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 in a community setting. 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.
Local travel is required within this role in the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle may be required; a valid Driver’s License is necessary.
How will you create impact?
Supporting seniors and others in the Thompson region access and navigate home and community care and chronic disease management services.
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. Support and knowledge sharing from an established interdisciplinary team. Being part of the Home Health transformational work to ensure a team based care approach for each home health client. Numerous educational opportunities are available as part of this transformation work.
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!
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
• Valid Driver’s License.
We welcome applicants with Interim registration and upcoming Masters of Physical Therapy new grads to apply!
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.