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

Surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, the thriving city of Kelowna is situated on the eastern shores of Lake Okanagan in the south central region of British Columbia. It is the largest city in the area and boasts all of the amenities of a major centre including fine dining, unique shops and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Wine tours, golfing, skiing, boating, swimming and camping are among the many recreational activities enjoyed by residents here.

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