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Physiotherapist - Acute and Rehab Care
Location:Vernon
Facility:VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01234711
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Department:VJH PHYSIOTHERAPY
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$33.17 - $41.37
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:Effective April 5/19 the hourly rates of pay are $33.83 to $42.19.

Position Summary

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is a 160 bed acute care hospital serving the growing communities within the North Okanagan region of approximately 80,000 residents. The new 230,000 square foot Polson Tower at VJH is a state-of-the-art facility with leading-edge technology and was built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental design gold standards. This new tower offers a new and expanded Emergency Department, Intensive Care and Coronary Care units, new Women’s and Children’s Services Department, new Operating Theatres and Medical Device Reprocessing Department. Vernon Jubilee Hospital is also a satellite teaching hospital for the medical program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus.

We are presently hiring and looking for new Physiotherapy team members to join our Rehabilitation Services Department.

At VJH Physiotherapists work in many areas of the hospital: Ortho, Medical Intensive, Cardiac Intensive, Emergency, Surgical, Maternity, Pediatrics, Outpatient Neuro/Ortho, and Occupational Rehab.

Additional Casual coverage for the Physiotherapist will be available in Vernon’s Long Term Care Facilities (e.g. Polson Place, Gateby Care Facility, Noric House, Pleasant Valley Manor), Community Care (aka Home Health Services), and Interior Health’s contracted care facilities independently operated.

As a Casual Physiotherapist employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absences; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position.

Casual employees receive 12.6% 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.

The team is extremely supportive with a strong focus on patient-centred care and best practice. We are looking for new team members who are willing to be flexible and have an ability to work collaboratively yet independently.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we invite you to apply!
 
Qualifications

Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
Valid BC Driver’s license where required.

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