Physiotherapist | Acute Trauma

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Physiotherapist | Acute Trauma

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 12, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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 Job title :PHYSIOTHERAPIST | ACUTE TRAUMA
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.54 FTE)

Position Summary

Interior Health Physiotherapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing physiotherapy services and in guiding work direction to rehabilitation assistant(s). We have a relief, part time opening available. This position will provide coverage until return of incumbent.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

What Will You Work On?
This a position in Acute Care at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) currently assigned to cover the Physio trauma line. May be asked to float to other areas based on operational needs. Shifts will 08:00 to 12:00 hours. Additional hours available providing Casual coverage.

At KGH we provide service in all areas including a 38 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Cardiac, General and Orthopedic Surgical and various medical units. KGH is a Medical teaching centre for UBC Medical staff. We provide student placements for MPT students from various university programs. Adjacent to KGH is a residential facility housing a 60 bed Specialized Geriatric Short Stay Unit or Pathways to Home (PTH) unit.

How Will You Create Impact?
KGH is the largest Interior Health facility with 380 beds. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs. KGH is a tertiary rehab site with lots of areas of practice: acute medical care, acute surgical care, large outpatients programs, large inpatient rehab programs, community care rehab, urgent primary care centre, we have something for everybody! A broad scope of patients are seen. There is a little bit of everything including pediatrics.

How Will We Help You Grow?
We have a staff of 50 or more therapists covering all areas requiring relief for vacation and sick time. Variety of experienced physiotherapists and rehab assistants available for new graduates to learn from. A variety of positions with different rotation options that can suit active lifestyles. We routinely offer up to full time hours if interested. There is plenty of work even if you do not own a permanent line.

Who Are We Looking For?
This position is suitable for a new grad or a seasoned therapist. We are seeking a Physiotherapist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Ability to coach and educate clients. Willing to learn new skills.

Apply today. Join a fun, outgoing, dynamic team that is prepared to work together and collaborate together not only within Physiotherapy but within Allied Health and the bigger health care model.

Qualifications

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

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