PHYSIOTHERAPIST | ACUTE CARE
Interior Health Physiotherapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team providing physiotherapy services and guiding work direction to rehabilitation assistants. We have a permanent full time opening available in the beautiful Kootenay Boundary region. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
What will you work on? The Physiotherapist will be based at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital working Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00. Some weekend shifts may be required.
How will you create impact? Majority of clients seen will be elderly and adult assisting them to reach their desired functional status. You will help in providing treatment programs which allow clients to be safe and improve their quality of life. You will act as a physiotherapy resource for other members of the health care team. You will participate in approved physiotherapy and interdisciplinary research and special projects in collaboration with designated personnel/team and other health care professionals.
How will we help you grow? During your Physiotherapist career working in the rural setting you will grow in abilities as you get exposed to every diagnosis. We do the full scope and you’ll get to experience everything. You can increase your own education by signing up for offered courses.
Who are we looking for? Someone that works well with the elderly, who is flexible and self driven. If you value being in a smaller West Kootenay community with ample recreational opportunities and this position sounds like a fit to you, we welcome receiving your application!
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor