Physiotherapist – Inpatient & Outpatient Acute Care

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 15, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $33.83 - $42.19 - Per Hour
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Physiotherapist – Inpatient & Outpatient Acute Care

Competition #: 01251916
Employee Type: PERMANENT PART TIME (0.91 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HSA
Facility: PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Department: PRH PHYSIOTHERAPY
Reports To: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage: $33.83 – $42.19
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

The Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a 134-bed Acute Care facility in the Okanagan Health Service Area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to surrounding population of approximately 90,000 people. PRH offers 24-hour Emergency and Trauma Services, Acute Services, Ambulatory and Out-patient Clinics, and Diagnostic/Paramedical Services.As a regional facility and secondary referral centre for the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valley, you will be joining an excellent complement of health care professionals and specialists. In April 2019 PRH opened phase one of its new, state of the art Patient Care Tower. The Patient Care Tower includes a brand new ambulatory care centre, surgical services center, 84 medical/surgical inpatients beds in single patient rooms, a new medical device reprocessing unit and space for the UBC Faculty of Medicine Program. Phase two is now underway and will involve the renovation in the current hospital to allow the expansion of the emergency department four times its current size.

This Physiotherapy position is a combined inpatient and outpatient neurological rehab position. Approximately 0.3 FTE is inpatient rehab and 0.6 FTE is outpatient rehab. Days of work are Mondays to Fridays with shifts scheduled 08:30 to 16:30 or 8:30 to 12:30.

This is a permanent opportunity and is eligible for a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.

Join a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team in 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 clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. Contribute to the organization and the overall goals of the profession, department; participate in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education; and provide work direction to the rehabilitation assistant working with the rehabilitation team.

BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area.

Qualifications
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).

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

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