Specialty Physiotherapist

Role and Facility Information

Are you looking to transform your physiotherapy practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, professionalism and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Passionate about how valued Physiotherapist's are in our organization and the role you will play? Keep reading.

Fraser Health has exciting opportunities to work casual as a Physiotherapist in Residential Care facilities located within the Fraser Health region. The Fraser Health region includes facilities in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Hope, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Moody, Surrey and White Rock, located in British Columbia.

In this role, you will:
Participate in developing resident care plans through selection of scientifically appropriate physiotherapy procedures and techniques to meet resident needs.
Perform physiotherapy assessments, treatment planning, interventions and follow-up in relation to individual resident performance in areas of physician function, self-care and productivity using recognized physiotherapy techniques and practices.
Document observations and evaluate therapeutic treatments on the Health Record.
Promote awareness of good body mechanics to facility staff, residents and families by methods such as modeling, making presentations.
Act as a resource to staff, residents and families by providing information and answering questions related to physiotherapy
Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of professional standards and practices through Professional Practice Committees, as appropriate.
Analyze continuous quality improvement indicators, specific to physiotherapy practice, participate in associated activities and checks equipment for safety.

Education, Training and Experience:
Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) and two years of recent experience or post-graduate training in gerontology, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Proven Abilities:
Knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practice within a patient and family centered model of care.
Strong awareness of the CPTBC standards of practice and practice guidelines for clinical practitioners.
Broad knowledge of other medical professions and their role in patient care.
Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients and all members of the interprofessional care team, both verbally (one-on-one and in groups) and in writing.
Comfortable teaching patients, caregivers, rehabilitation assistants and other health care providers.
Ability to work independently and in collaboration in a team environment.
Ability to establish workload priorities and adjust to unexpected events.

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Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
$35.05 - $43.73
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