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Physiotherapist - Convalescent Care
Location:Kamloops
Facility:PONDEROSA LODGE
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Competition #:01267777
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:PONDEROSA LODGE
Department:PON PHYSIOTHERAPY
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$33.83 - $42.19
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health’s Ponderosa Lodge is seeking to hire a Physiotherapist whose interest is to work with Convalescent Clients in a patient-centred practice. This is a temporary, full time position until the return of incumbent January 2020 but exact end date is unknown. Scheduled days and hours of work are Monday through Friday; 8 am to 4 pm.

Ponderosa is a multi-level facility in the heart of downtown Kamloops, adjacent to Royal Inland Hospital. Ponderosa Lodge embodies a patient-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors are home to residents on a short-term basis.

In this role, 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. The Physiotherapist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the profession, department; participates in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education; and provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistant working with the rehabilitation team.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health.

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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