Job Title: Physiotherapist 1
Work Site: Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Thoracic Respiratory Unit, Vancouver General Hospital
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately January 2021
Salary: $35.27 - $43.81 per hour
Weekends: 1 in 5 shifts
On call: 1 in 20 shifts
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
The Patient Population
As a Physiotherapist in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Thoracic Respiratory Units at Vancouver General Hospital, you will work with the following patient population:
Patients undergoing thoracic surgery, lobectomy, or wedge resection
Patients pre and post lung transplant
Patients with other respiratory conditions such as COPD, Tuberculosis, Emphysema, pneumonia and lung infections
The Nature of your Work
Your work as a Physiotherapist with the Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Thoracic Respiratory Units may include:
Assessment, treatment and Physiotherapy management of patients on the thoracic unit
Collaboration with an interdisciplinary team to facilitate discharge planning
Personalized exercise prescription
Organizing and running pulmonary rehabilitation and maintenance classes for patients with CODP, and post lung transplant patients
Working with rehabilitation assistants
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
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.