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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 responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

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 long-term 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.

Effective October 26th, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

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

Fraser Health has an exciting opportunity to work as a Part Time Physiotherapist in Home Health department located in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

In this role, you will:

Assess clients' physical status, functional abilities, needs, and goals to improve, maintain or support physical performance in community settings.
Provide patients with diagnosis, prognosis and develops short and long term goals to achieve optimal health outcomes.
Educate patients and caregivers regarding specific medical equipment, adaptations and aids, to promote optimal client mobility, independence and safety.
Collaborate and communicate with the family member, care giver or community health worker to ensure delegation of tasks continues to be appropriate.
Participate in maintaining seamless quality patient care by identifying appropriate referrals for physiotherapy services in the community.
Provides physiotherapy information and in-services to a range of healthcare teams and attends meetings as a representative of physiotherapy.
Participates in team/program activities required to improve and optimize the delivery of care and to facilitate evidence-based practice for the Home Health programs.
Participates in approved physical therapy and interprofessional research, special projects, and committees including professional practice councils.
Education, Training and Experience:

Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) and
Two (2) years post-graduate experience in a community, geriatric or rehabilitation setting.
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.
Have we interested you in finding out more about joining this amazing team? Want to know more?

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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
$37.24 - $46.39
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Abbotsford

Fondly nicknamed "the Berry Capital of Canada," the city of Abbotsford is an agricultural mecca with more than a handful of strawberries, blueberries and field-grown flowers, such as daffodils and tulips within arm's reach. Abbotsford stays adventure ready all through the year with theme parks, scenic gardens, hiking and skiing trails, campgrounds, and more. Home to the annual Abbotsford International Air Show and the Tulip Festival, Abbotsford overflows with endless opportunities to live, work, and play.

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