Physiotherapist | Acute Care and Emergency Department

Position Summary

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 Physiotherapist opening available at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement.

This is a full-time, relief physiotherapist position at Kelowna General Hospital working primarily on the acute care wards and emergency department. Days of work are rotating Day shifts with a one weekend in a 5-week rotation and a share of statutory holidays.

At KGH we provide service in all areas including a 38 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Cardiac, General and Orthopedic Surgical and various medical units. KGH is a Medical teaching centre for UBC Medical staff. We provide student placements for MPT students from various university programs. Adjacent to KGH is a residential facility housing a 60 bed Specialized Geriatric Short Stay Unit.

KGH is the largest Interior Health facility with 380 beds. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs. KGH is a tertiary rehab site with lots of areas of practice: acute medical care, acute surgical care, large outpatients programs, large inpatient rehab programs, community care rehab, urgent and primary care centre, we have something for everybody! A broad scope of patients are seen. There is a little bit of everything including pediatrics.

We have a staff of 120 or more Physiotherapists and Rehab Assistants covering all areas requiring relief for vacation and sick time. Variety of experienced physiotherapists and rehab assistants available for new graduates to learn from. A variety of positions with different rotation options that can suit active lifestyles.

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.

Apply today. Join a fun, outgoing, dynamic team that is prepared to work together and collaborate together not only within Physiotherapy but within Allied Health and the bigger health care model.

Qualifications

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

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 #:

01795827

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH PHYSIO ACUTE IP

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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