PHYSIOTHERAPIST | URGENT PRIMARY & COMMUNITY CAREApply Now Job ID 1497678 Date posted 02/17/2021
Facility :PENTICTION URG PRIM CARE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Interior Health’s Penticton Urgent Primary & Community Care Centre (UPCC) is inviting applications for the position of Primary Care Physiotherapist. If you are an Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy Physiotherapist with an evidence-based approach to practice wanting to work in a medical team-based environment we would love to hear from you for our permanent, part time opening.
The Primary Care Physiotherapist performs a variety of duties within the UPCC such as conducting advanced orthopedic physiotherapy assessments; selecting and applying evidence-based interventions; and educating clients and caregivers regarding self-management, health promotion and injury/disability prevention including directing client to appropriate services in their community to provide ongoing care as needed. Additional duties performed include acting as a therapy resource; providing work direction instruction to the rehabilitation assistants; participating in quality improvement of programs; and participating in approved physiotherapy and interdisciplinary research and special projects.
Days of work are rotating and shifts include varying Days or Evenings, including weekends. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including generous vacation entitlement after the first year of employment. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.
Interior Health offers a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. Apply today to be part of a progressive, multi-disciplinary team that consistently focuses on leading practice rehabilitation programs.
• Graduation from an approved program of Physical Therapy
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia and eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Physical Therapy.
• Demonstrated post graduate education in orthopedic manual and manipulative therapy (minimum Level III (Part A or B an asset), or an equivalent education).
• Minimum of three (3) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. With a minimum of one (1) year experience in a direct access facility diagnosing acute/subacute musculoskeletal injuries.
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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