In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Under the general supervision of the Coordinator, Therapy Services, or designate, and as part of a multidisciplinary health care team, the Physiotherapist assesses, treats, educates and manages patients/clients receiving physical therapy services.
Travel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle.
Education, Training And Experience
Graduate of a recognized Physiotherapy Program; Knowledge of current Physical Therapy standards, modalities and scope of practice, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC); Valid British Columbia Driver's license.
Skills And Abilities
Prioritize, organize and problem-solve.
Observe and assess clients/patients.
Demonstrate sound judgment, tact and empathy.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Foster good public relations.
Physically and emotionally able to perform the duties of the position.
Operate related equipment, including computerized systems.