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Specialty Physiotherapist

Role and Facility Information

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for Physiotherapists to join our acute care teams in Vancouver, BC!

Acute inpatient care is a key component of the continuum of health services in Canada. If you’re looking for a fast-paced career full of excitement, acute care may right up your alley. No two days on the job are the same! In addition to meeting new patients on a frequent basis, acute care teams perform a variety of tasks within a single day.

As a Physiotherapist with VCH you will:

Provide physiotherapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes, by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Perform assessments on client’s physical status, functional abilities and needs and goals, establish a physiotherapy diagnosis and prognosis, develop and implement an intervention strategy, evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention, and communicate with the client/family and health care team members.
Contribute to the organization and delivery of physiotherapy services, and participate in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC).
Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).

ABOUT VANCOUVER

Vancouver is a region that’s full of life! With breathtaking natural beauty, economic prosperity, safe neighbourhoods, an excellent education system as well as an entertainment haven, this is a place where you will quickly find yourself at home.

Living “west coast style” includes dining on the freshest harvest from sea and garden on a restaurant patio overlooking English Bay. Local wineries and “microbreweries” offer excellent quality and unique flavours. Vancouver is energized by its diversity and takes pride in its multiculturalism: revel in your own culture, or discover a new way of living!

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

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Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
Not Available
Other Incentives
- May be eligible for $5,000 Relocation Bonus
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Live and work in BC

Vancouver

The world-class city of Vancouver is situated in the southwest corner of British Columbia, surrounded by mountains and ocean vistas. With a population of two million, Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city and is frequently honoured as one of the best places to live in the world. As North America’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Vancouver has strong links to international markets and is home to a vibrant mix of cultures. Blessed with a balmy coastal climate, the city offers recreational pursuits to suit every taste and disposition, from extreme skiing and mountain biking, to sailing, golfing, nature walks and meditative retreats. The city boasts myriads of theatres, galleries and restaurants.

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