PHYSIOTHERAPIST – INPATIENT ACUTE CARE & COMMUNITY CAREApply Now Job ID 1449409 Date posted 10/24/2020
Facility :DR. HELMCKEN MEM HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
Interior Health’s Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital (DHH) invites applications for the role of Physiotherapist. We are looking for knowledgeable Physiotherapists with experience in developing client evidence-based, outcome-focused intervention strategies consistent with the clients’ needs and goals in order to achieve optimal health outcomes.
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital is a Community Hospital located in Clearwater, North of Kamloops. The hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient, and 24 hour emergency. In this position the Physiotherapist is responsible for outpatients, inpatients, and long term care in Clearwater as well as home health in the Clearwater and surrounding area. Patients require a physician’s referral to access physiotherapy services. New patients are prioritized based on the diagnosis and reason for referral. Priority is given to post-surgical, post fractures, work related injury, children, and referrals marked as urgent.
As the Physiotherapist, you will work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing physiotherapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of residents/clients/patients and/or their caregivers. The Physiotherapist also provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistant working with the health care team.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package (depending on position type) including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to 12 days’ vacation after your first year of employment. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position. Days of work are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and occasional weekends. Access to personal vehicle may be required; a valid Driver’s License is necessary.
BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area.
Community Profile: Clearwater is a vacation paradise, with the majestic mountains of Wells Gray serving as a picturesque backdrop. The remote wilderness, the virgin forest, and the rivers, lakes, and streams all combine to showcase Clearwater’s active way of life. There are almost as many recreational options in the winter as in the summer.
Education, Training and Experience:
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
• Valid Driver’s License.
Skills and Abilities:
• Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
• Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
• Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
• Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
• Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
• Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
• Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
• Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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