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PHYSIOTHERAPIST – ACUTE CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1183266 Date posted 10/31/2018
Job title :PHYSIOTHERAPIST – ACUTE CARE
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are presently seeking new team members to join our Acute In-Patient Rehabilitation Team at Kelowna General Hospital.

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is the largest Interior Health facility with approximately 380 beds. At KGH Physiotherapists provide service in all areas including a 38 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Cardiac, General and Orthopedic Surgical and various medical units. We have a staff of 50 or more therapists covering all areas.

KGH is a Medical teaching centre for UBC Medical staff. We provide student placements for MScPT students from various university programs. Adjacent to KGH is a residential facility housing a 60 bed Specialized Geriatric Short Stay Unit.

This is a casual opportunity so hours are not guaranteed and may vary between zero and 37.5 hours per week.

The Physiotherapist works 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 patients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the patient to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. The Physiotherapist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the profession, department; participates in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education; and provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistant working with the rehabilitation team.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our KGH Rehabilitation Team!


Qualifications

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