Physiotherapist 1 (Part Time)

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

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Work Site: Evergreen House, Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.40 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $33.83 - $42.19 per hour


Days off: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 123281-eag

Come work for Vancouver Coastal Health as a Physiotherapist!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Allied Health team in Long Term Care at Evergreen House at Lions Gate Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

As a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health 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, and develop and implement an intervention strategy.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention, and communicate with the client/family and health care team members.
Contribute to the organization and delivery of physiotherapy services, and participate in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education.


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.

Education & Experience

Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC). Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).

Knowledge & Abilities

Broad 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.

This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. External applicants will be considered after internals.

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.