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Physiotherapist – Acute Care

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 25, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $33.83 - $42.19 - Per Hour
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Physiotherapist – Acute Care

Competition #: 01377334
Employee Type: PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: HSA
Facility: ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department: RIH PHYSIOTHERAPY
Reports To: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $33.83 – $42.19
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is Interior Health’s tertiary referral hospital located in Kamloops, BC. RIH offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. The hospital serves as a training centre for multiple professions. Physiotherapy Services cover many areas of the hospital, including but not limited to Neurological Rehabilitation, Arthritis Rehabilitation, General Rehabilitation, and Physiotherapy Services.

We are seeking a Physiotherapist. This this position rotates periodically through different service areas of the Acute Care wards including Surgery, Medicine, Orthopedics, Complex Rehab and Critical Care. Days of work are rotating and include weekend work and statutory holiday coverage as required.

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

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Relocation Allowance package to be offered with position.

Kamloops is located in a scenic valley in BC’s Thompson Okanagan Region at the junction of the North and South Thompson Rivers. It is British Columbia’s third largest city. Residents of this thriving community enjoy a unique combination of urban amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Kamloops boasts a Wild West history that includes the fur trade, the gold rush, and cattle ranching. Recreational amenities include everything from Art galleries and museum to several picturesque golf courses, lakes, mountains, and parks. Fishing, water sports, skiing, recreational sports, and mountain biking are among the numerous leisure pursuits enjoyed by residents.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
• Valid BC Driver’s license where required.

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

 

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