In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Working without general supervision under the administrative direction of the Manager and as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team delivering care in the community setting, the Community Physiotherapist provides physiotherapy services to referred clients; consultation for caregivers; and educates clients, caregivers, staff and the community on rehabilitation interventions.
Education, Training And Experience
Graduate of a recognised Physiotherapy Program; Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC); Knowledge of current Physical Therapy standards, modalities and scope of practice; and Two (2) years post graduate experience in physiotherapy. Community experience preferred. Valid BC driver's license.
Skills And Abilities
Prioritize, organize and problem-solve
Observe and assess clients/patients
Demonstrate sound judgement, tact and empathy
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Deal with others effectively
Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team
Foster good public relations
Physically and emotionally able to perform the duties of the position
Operate related equipment, including computerized systems
Use personal vehicle