Specialty Physiotherapist

Role and Facility Information

We are presently seeking new team members to join our Acute In-Patient Rehabilitation Team at Kelowna General Hospital.

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is the largest Interior Health facility with approximately 380 beds. At KGH Physiotherapists provide service in all areas including a 38 bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Cardiac, General and Orthopedic Surgical and various medical units. We have a staff of 50 or more therapists covering all areas. KGH is a Medical teaching centre for UBC Medical staff. We provide student placements for MScPT students from various university programs. Adjacent to KGH is a residential facility housing a 60 bed Specialized Geriatric Short Stay Unit or Pathways to Home (PTH) unit.

This is a casual opportunity so hours are not guaranteed and may vary between zero and 37.5 hours per week.

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 patients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the patient 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.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our KGH Rehabilitation Team!


Qualifications

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

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Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
$32.60-$40.66/hour
Benefits and/or Incentives
Comprehensive Benefit Package
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Kelowna

Glistening water below lush mountains, dotted with parks frame the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre; Kelowna. Okanagan Lake is the perfect place to sail, kayak, or relax on the beach. Rolling greens offer world class golfing, minutes away from spectacular hiking and biking trails. In the winter enjoy ski resorts and skating rinks right at your fingertips. Decorated with heritage buildings and modern architecture, Kelowna offers something for everyone with orchards, vineyards and all the amenities of a major centre. From restaurants, and shops, to art galleries, live music and theatre, this city has it all. Come and experience our four seasons playground and see why life is better here.

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