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Posted date [Feb-13-18]  (ID: 95690)
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Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development.

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia....

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!

  • Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).

CLICK HERE to apply!

Job Title Physiotherapist
Company Name Interior Health
Category Category -> Healthcare
Job Type Job Type -> Part-Time
Location Kelowna
Area Area -> Other Locations