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PHYSIOTHERAPIST – ACUTE CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1199880 Date posted 01/02/2019
Job title :PHYSIOTHERAPIST – ACUTE CARE
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.70 FTE)
Position Summary

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) offers services that include core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care. The hospital serves approximately 86,000 residents in the areas of Vernon, Armstrong, Enderby, Spallumcheen, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke and Nakusp. VJH is a new seven storey tower efficiently bringing together programs to enhance patient care.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital is currently seeking to hire a Physiotherapist for a temporary, part time position until the return of incumbent November 2019.

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 patients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the patient to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

This is an opportunity for the Physiotherapist to work in the Acute care environment. Scheduled shifts are 08:30 to 16:12 hours. Rotation consists of 5 on/5 off schedule, which involves working some full weekends as well as part weekends in a 10 week cycle. Successful candidate will work 4 weekends in 10, have 4 weekends in 10 off and then work the Saturday of one weekend and the Sunday of the other weekend.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Interior Health offers a learning environment conducive to supporting skill development and ongoing education.


Qualifications

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