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PHYSIOTHERAPIST (PART TIME)
Location:Fort St. John
Facility:FSJ HOSP/HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:05540063
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.30 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:FSJ HOSP/HEALTH CENTRE
Department:FSH PHYSIOTHERAPY
Reports To:MANAGER OF REHABILITATION SERVICES
Hourly Wage:$35.98 - $44.79
Close Date:JULY 29, 2022*
Comments:
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Physiotherapist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Physiotherapy department.

Reporting to the Manager of Rehab Services, the incumbent is responsible for providing rehabilitation medicine treatments to clients of the facility. The incumbent will also provide in-service education and training to staff, and may be required to provide services to other facilities throughout the Northeast. A staff physiotherapist’s job involves assessment, treatment, education and management of patients requiring Physiotherapy. It involves participation in treatment, quality assessment and ongoing continuing education.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Tuesday, Thursday, 09:00 to 15:00

Fort St. John Hospital and Health Centre is a 46-bed hospital with 115 residential care beds in the adjoining Peace Villa Care Home. They have two state of the art operating rooms, ambulatory clinics including cancer care and hemodialysis, emergency and ICU, a birthing centre with single maternity rooms for labour, delivery and post-partum.

Fort St. John is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021) and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government
 
Qualifications

• A graduate of an accredited Canadian Physiotherapy Program or, if educated outside Canada, has met the criteria for registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia.
• Current license with the College of Physical Therapists of BC.
• Preference will be give to therapists who belong to CPA/PABC.

Skills and Abilities:
• Sound professional judgment and initiative based on education and experience in the field of Physiotherapy.
• Has ability to carry out all types of Physiotherapy patient care.
• Has ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others.
• Physical ability to carry out duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT