Are you looking to transform your physiotherapy practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?
About Fraser Health Authority Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
We are proud of the innovation, dedication, professionalism and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it’s our people who make Fraser Health distinct.
About this position: This is a regional position where you will work within a dynamic and collaborative team located out of Central City in Surrey, BC. This Full Time position offers educational, teaching and mentorship opportunities.
Passionate about how valued our employees are in our organization and the role you will play? Keep reading.
This opportunity will allow you to:
•Leads and participates in the Physiotherapy community of practice in the development, implementation and evaluation of physiotherapy practice standards, competencies and clinical decision support tools consistent with professional, legal and ethical requirements; •Provides clinical guidance, support and consultation to frontline physiotherapists regarding the application of clinical practice within the assigned program/service area(s); provides leadership to designated staff by providing profession-specific work direction and works with Manager to evaluate performance of designated staff; participates in employee discipline, as required. •Establishes standard processes to identify the orientation and educational needs of physiotherapy staff to provide quality services to SCSP-CMF clients; •Collaborates with Managers in the development and application of standard selection tools & processes for frontline physiotherapists; participates in the recruitment and selection of program staff by attending interviews and provides recommendations to the Manager regarding staffing and hiring, as requested. •Participates in regional and local program planning regarding physiotherapy and the needs of frail seniors and adults with functional impairment including the identification and development of evolving or new areas of service delivery based on changing client needs across the continuum of services. •Performs physiotherapy assessments, consultation, treatment and interventions to clients to maximize function and promote independence; develops appropriate client care plans; provides education and training to the client’s family and staff on interventions and resources available to the client, as required; works with the client, client’s family and interdisciplinary team to develop and recommend transition planning for the client into the community or referral to appropriate community resources.
Education, Training and Experience:
•Graduation from an approved school of Physiotherapy. •Three (3) years’ recent related clinical experience working with seniors and adults with functional impairments in a community setting, including one (1) year supervisory/leadership experience in program planning and education, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC. Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Physical Therapists or Physiotherapy Association of BC. •Valid BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
•Demonstrated knowledge of current physical therapies, practice and standards as they relate to the designated client population •Ability to teach and facilitate the learning of others •Demonstrated competency in clinical practice, research and education related to community based care •Ability to supervise and provide work direction and guidance to others •Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing •Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others •Ability to develop and maintain rapport with clients, interdisciplinary team members and other stakeholders
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