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Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH), located in Kamloops, B.C., has an immediate Casual Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) opening.

Effective April 2024 hourly rates of pay $37.89 to $47.31. Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.

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.

As a Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP), your role involves:
• Leading exercise and mobility sessions for Ambulatory Care clients needing activity-based treatment.
• Working under clinical supervision to ensure interventions align with healthcare plans.
• Reviewing care plans and creating activation plans tailored to each client.
• Collaborating with the care team to integrate exercise interventions.
• Providing individualized exercise prescriptions based on clients' needs.
• Offering mobilization support and teaching safe movement techniques.
• Educating and counseling clients on health and lifestyle choices.

In essence, you're instrumental in guiding clients toward their health and mobility goals through personalized exercise and support.

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

Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, or Exercise Sciences from a recognized program.

Certification as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist with either the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) or the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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 #:

02017092

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER (PPL)

Hourly Wage:

$36.78 - $45.93

Close Date:

JULY 01, 2024

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