Physiotherapist | Casual

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Invermere District Hospital (IDH) invites applications from Physiotherapists interested in Casual employment.

IDH is an 8-bed Community hospital offering services that include acute care, laboratory, and 24-hour emergency. Columbia House, a single story building adjoining the acute care hospital, is a 35 long-term care bed facility supporting people to function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible. Two long-term care beds are dedicated to respite/short stay.

We are seeking a Physiotherapist to assist in IDH Acute Care and Columbia House Long-Term Care when coverage is needed and when caseload demand is high.

As a member of the multidisciplinary team, a Physiotherapist works independently and collaboratively providing therapy services that include initial assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers. This is a true generalist type of Physiotherapy role where it’s possible to see a lot of conditions from hip fractures, COPD, stroke, etc. The Invermere rehabilitation team is supported by Rehabilitation Assistant(s).

Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

Qualifications

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

New Physical Therapy grads are welcome to apply with eligibility to obtain Interim CPTBC registration.
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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 #:

01732068

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

INVERMERE DISTRICT HSPTL

Location:

Invermere

Department:

IDH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$37.24 - $46.39

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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