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Physiotherapist - Grand Forks, Trail, Castlegar and Nelson Casual Coverage
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Competition #:01221050
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Hourly Wage:$32.60 - $40.66
Comments:Effective April 3, 2020, hourly rates of pay increase to $35.27 to $43.81.

Position Summary

Accepting a position with Interior Health is only the first step in your career with us. We recognize that career planning, support, and growth opportunities are important considerations when choosing an employer. Our hope is that once you join our team, you will embrace BC’s lifestyle while growing professionally!

We are seeking Physiotherapists for Casual employment to help cover planned leave, absences and workload in the Interior Health worksites located in Nelson, Castlegar, Trail and Grand Forks. We provide services in acute care, community and long term care facilities. Our patient populations are diverse and include medical, neurological, orthopedic, geriatric and some pediatric. We are a great team supporting each other and working collaboratively for best patient outcomes.

We are seeking Physiotherapists with expertise of working independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team and with the knowledge and ability to carry out assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers. The goal is to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. Rehabilitation Assistant support accompanies this position.

We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, engagement, and innovation. Our worksites offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. If this sounds like a fit, we would welcome to hear from you! Come and join Interior Health, where Every Person Matters.

Casual employment means there are no guarantee of hours and work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6 percent of straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, Casual employees have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

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

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