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Physiotherapist

Position Summary

East Kootenay Regional Hospital, located in Cranbrook B.C., has an immediate permanent full time Physiotherapist opening.

Effective April 2024 hourly rates of pay $42.56 to $52.95. Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.

What we offer:
• 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

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. We are a team of six Physiotherapists who work in Inpatient Acute Care and Outpatient Services. This position has propensity to experience a variety of patients with diverse treatment needs. As a regional centre, EKRH offers a challenging caseload with excellent room for growth in a variety of clinical areas, including critical care, acute neuro, general medicine and orthopedics. Our Physiotherapy team is experienced, supportive, and a great source of informal mentorship.

The Physiotherapy Team is a close knit, supportive team, with several senior Physiotherapists on staff with a wealth of experience, who act as excellent mentors. We are a small, supportive team of therapists who enjoy both working together and playing together. When caseloads are hectic, everyone helps out to ensure that everyone has the support they need.

About this location | Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafés, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation and tourism.

Qualifications

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

Comments

This position is eligible for the B.C. Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

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 #:

01857411

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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