Specialty Physiotherapist

Role and Facility Information

Within the context of person and family-centred care and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Physiotherapist for the Joint Optimization clinic will be responsible for the provision of direct clinical services as part of an interprofessional team in an innovative approach to providing timely, effective and best practice musculoskeletal care. The Physiotherapist will work closely with physicians and radiologists in managing surgical and non-surgical patients in the primary care setting and liaise effectively with community partners (in public and private practice) for long term management. As part the Joint Optimization Team and in collaboration with organizational and community leaders, the incumbent will also support the development of the primary health model and act as a regional resource in the area of musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice.

Through a partnership with UBC Department of Physical Therapy, the incumbent will also provide clinical education and training, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of physiotherapy students involved in the delivery of clinical services.

The incumbent operates under a collaborative reporting structure, with direct administrative reporting to and an oversight relationship to UBC Department of Physical Therapy Northern and Rural Cohort Coordinator while the position is funded by UBC.

Qualifications

- Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia and eligible for membership with the Physiotherapy Association of BC.

- Minimum of two (2) years related experience in musculoskeletal clinical practice.

- Completed continuing professional development courses in Orthopedic manual therapy (Level 2 upper preferred) and relevant musculoskeletal courses

- Previous experience in a leadership /supervisory/ educator role.

- Demonstrated teaching and supervisory/mentoring experience for a range of health care providers.

- Valid BC Driver’s license required.

Wage: $33.77 - $42.13

PRINCE GEORGE COMMUNITY

Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic centre of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

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Prince George

Known as British Columbia’s northern capital, Prince George is located at the approximate geographic centre of the province where the Nechako and Fraser Rivers meet. With forestry as the major industry, residents enjoy affordable housing and a wide range of services and amenities including sports and cultural events. Recreational activities in the area include golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting. Prince George is also home to the University of Northern British Columbia.

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