Physiotherapist | Community Care

Position Summary

Interior Health Physiotherapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team providing physiotherapy services and guiding work direction to rehabilitation assistants. We have a permanent, full time opening available in the beautiful Kootenay Boundary region. 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?
This position provides support and exercise to patients with COPD. The Physiotherapist is part of an interdisciplinary team to provide pulmonary rehabilitation. The position will provide therapy virtually and face-to-face to community members across Kootenay Boundary. In addition, the Physiotherapist will support community work in Castlegar and Trail.

How will you create impact?
Majority of clients seen will be elderly and adult assisting them to reach their desired functional status. You will help in providing treatment programs which allow clients to be safe and improve their quality of life. You will act as a physiotherapy resource for other members of the health care team. You will participate in approved physiotherapy and interdisciplinary research and special projects in collaboration with designated personnel/team and other health care professionals.

How will we help you grow?
During your Physiotherapist career working in the rural 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. You can increase your own education by signing up for offered courses.

Who are we looking for?
Someone who is flexible and self driven. If you value being in a smaller West Kootenay community with ample recreational opportunities and this position sounds like a fit to you, we welcome receiving your application!

Qualifications

• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
• Valid BC Driver’s license and vehicle for business use


We welcome upcoming Masters of Physical Therapy new grads and/or Physiotherapists with Interim CPTBC registration 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 #:

01759677

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

PEA

Facility:

KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE

Location:

Trail

Department:

TRC COMMUNITY PHYSIO

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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