Job Title: Physiotherapist 2 - Long Term Care - Geriatric/Elderly/Long Term Care
Work Site: Dogwood Lodge - Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.60 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible until return of incumbent (indefinite end date)
Salary: $36.51 - $45.37 per hour
Days off: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
Come work as a Physiotherapist in Long Term Care with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the team at Dogwood Lodge. Apply today to join our team!
The Patient Population:
Geriatric residential care clients with complex care needs – with a variety of acute episodic or chronic conditions (musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiorespiratory, palliative).
As a Physiotherapist in Long Term Care you will:
Work without general supervision to plan, deliver, evaluate and provide care to address the needs of the residents and families experiencing physical impairment and acute/chronic disease within the facility settings.
Collaborate with family members or significant others, multidisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals to address the resident’s functional/ physical/social/cognitive/perceptual/environmental needs to maximize capabilities, community participation, recovery from or adaptation to illness/impairment and achieve excellence in health services and education.
Provide work direction for Activity Workers and the Rehabilitation Assistant to ensure activities and events are planned, implemented and evaluated on an ongoing basis to facilitate a quality long term care living environment.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Why Choose VCH:
Stunning work locations
Dynamic work opportunities
"People First" Commitment
Clinical practice support
Career development & education
Competitive salary plus benefits package including extended health & dental, and vacation entitlement
Employee & Family Assistance program
Bursaries and scholarships to assist with continuing education
Define your career in one of the most exciting and rewarding healthcare environments Canada-wide with Vancouver Coastal Health.
Education & Experience
Degree in Physiotherapy or rehabilitation medicine.
Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.