Physiotherapist I | Acute Care

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH), located in Kamloops, B.C., has an immediate permanent part-time (0.50 FTE) Physiotherapist opening.

What we offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• Employer paid comprehensive benefits package
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid vacation
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Job stability and team environment
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary | Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $40.84 to $50.80

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.

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. Being in Kamloops there is a certain sense of community that can only be afforded living in a city like this. It’s an amazing place to be. So much mentorship and support. The teamwork is second to none. You always have somebody to turn to and ask for help. RIH provides a wholesome and full life within work and outside of work. It’s a four seasoned town. We’ve got everything that you could want to do year round.

We will 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.

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.

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Qualifications

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

We welcome upcoming MSc PT grads and PTs eligible for College registration transfer 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 #:

01714519

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

MANAGER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$37.84 - $47.06

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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