Physiotherapist (PT) 1 – Acute Care for Elders

  • Company:
    Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job Title: Physiotherapist 1 – Acute Care for EldersWork Site: Vancouver General HospitalStatus: Temporary Full Time – 1.00 FTEStart Date: As soon as possibleSalary: $32.60 – $40.66 per hourHours: Days – Saturday to Wednesday (works Stats)Times – 8:00-16:00Reference#: 105637-sloJOB SUMMARY:Practicing in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics outlined by the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) and within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization, you will:Provide physiotherapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes, by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team;Perform assessments on client’s physical status, functional abilities and needs and goals, establish a physiotherapy diagnosis and prognosis, develop and implement an intervention strategy, evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention, and communicate with the client/family and health care team members; andContribute to the organization and delivery of physiotherapy services and participate in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives (meetings, research, and education).QUALIFICATIONS:Education & ExperienceCurrent full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).Knowledge & AbilitiesBroad knowledge of Physiotherapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.Broad knowledge of the CPTBC standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated clinical area(s).Basic knowledge of physiotherapy standardised tests and measures.Basic knowledge of research process and methodology.Demonstrated ability to teach and empower clients to assume control over their health.Demonstrated ability to adjust to unexpected events, problem-solve, set priorities and deal with conflict.Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others in a complex health care environment.Demonstrated ability to recognize when referral to another health care professional is required.Demonstrated skill in Physiotherapy techniques and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.Please note: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 theInternal Application Process. Refer to thestaffpostings.vch.casite forHow to Applyinstructions. 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.