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Physiotherapist

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) invites applications for a relief, full time opening.

This position is to provide coverage until return of incumbent. Shifts will be scheduled during the Day and includes shared coverage of rotating weekend shifts.

What we offer:
• Effective April 2024 hourly rates of pay $42.56 to $52.95
• Recognition of previous experience when determining starting salary
• Financial moving support
• Strong employee benefit package
• Defined Pension Plan
• Mentorship to help orientate, navigate and thrive in your new role
• $1,000 per year to use for courses plus education leave
• Development resources for leadership skills leading to future roles
• Diversity and inclusion ~ bring your whole self to work
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of clients

RIH stands as a prominent healthcare institution serving the interior region of B.C. Renowned for its comprehensive medical services and commitment to excellence, RIH offers a wide range of specialized care, including emergency medicine, surgery, maternity services, cancer care, and mental health support. With its state-of-the-art facilities, skilled healthcare professionals, and dedication to patient-centered care, the hospital provides residents with access to high-quality healthcare close to home. As a vital hub for medical innovation, research, and education in the region, the RIH continues to play a crucial role in promoting health and wellness in the communities it serves.

Physiotherapists play a crucial part in providing assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to patients and/or their caregivers. Operating within a client-centered approach and as an essential member of our interdisciplinary team, you make a substantial contribution to promote functional independence and enable patients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

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.

About this location | Living in Kamloops offers a blend of urban amenities and outdoor adventure set against the backdrop of stunning natural beauty. Situated at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers, Kamloops boasts a semi-arid climate with warm summers and mild winters, making it an ideal playground for outdoor enthusiasts year-round. Residents enjoy easy access to a wealth of recreational activities, including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and fishing, with numerous parks and trails scattered throughout the city and surrounding areas. Beyond its natural attractions, Kamloops offers a vibrant cultural scene, with art galleries, museums, and festivals celebrating the region's Indigenous heritage and artistic community. The city also boasts a thriving culinary scene, diverse shopping options, and a welcoming atmosphere characterized by its friendly residents and strong sense of community spirit. With its affordable cost of living and quality healthcare and education systems, Kamloops provides a high quality of life for individuals and families seeking a balance between urban comforts and outdoor adventure in the heart of British Columbia's interior.

Qualifications

• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
• Valid Driver’s license where required.

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

01827997

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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