Physiotherapist Practice Coordinator

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
Job Title: Physiotherapist Practice Coordinator

Work Site:
Additional Sites:
Regional Physiotherapy, Vancouver General Hospital

UBC Hospital

Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible until approximately August 28, 2020
Salary: $45.95 - $57.32 per hour


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 125652-cye

Come work as a Physiotherapist Practice Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

As a Physiotherapist Practice Coordinator with the Regional Physiotherapy team you will:

Lead/coordinate the professional practice for the physiotherapy services in the designated area of VCH to achieve excellence in client-centered care, education and research, including supervising physiotherapists and support personnel; the physiotherapists and rehabilitation assistants reporting to you will have a matrix reporting relationship, first to program manager for operations and second, to the practice coordinator and leader for professional practice.

Perform duties such as:
participating in the planning and coordination of physiotherapy services in the designated area setting priorities, goals and objectives,
participating in performance evaluation and staff selection,
facilitating staffing and scheduling activities,
assessing and facilitating ongoing clinical competency development of clinical staff,
assisting and coordinating quality improvement initiatives in the designated area.


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:
Work-life balance
Stunning work locations
Dynamic work opportunities
"People First" Commitment
Supportive leadership
Clinical practice support
Career development & education

We Offer:
Competitive salary plus benefits package including extended health & dental, and vacation entitlement
Employee & Family Assistance program
Bursaries and scholarships to assist with continuing education
Relocation assistance may be offered

Define your career in one of the most exciting and rewarding healthcare environments Canada-wide with Vancouver Coastal Health.


Education & Experience

Degree in Physiotherapy, supplemented with a Masters in rehabilitation sciences, or health related leadership, plus a minimum of five (5) years' recent, related experience in a similar care setting, including two (2) years' supervisory and leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Licensed with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
Suggested membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC) and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Valid Driver's License and access to personal car may be required.

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 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.