Physiotherapist – Acute Care

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 19, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $33.83 - $42.19 - Per Hour
Location Salmon Arm, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Physiotherapist – Acute Care

Competition #: 01331608
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HSA
Hourly Wage: $33.83 – $42.19


Position Summary
Located in one of BC’s most picturesque communities, Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLGH) is an active rural hospital serving the community of Salmon Arm.

A temporary opportunity is available for a Physiotherapist who is seeking part time employment in an acute care setting. Days of work are rotating within a 7 day rotation; hours 8:30 to 16:30.

The Physiotherapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing physiotherapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

This position also includes 100% employer paid benefits and the opportunity to grow and develop your skills!

Education, Training and Experience:
Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
Valid BC Driver’s license where required.

Skills and Abilities:
• Teaching: Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
• Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
• Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
• Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
• Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
• Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of IH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
• Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
• Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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