Job title :PHYSIOTHERAPIST – INPATIENT SURGICAL SERVICES
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME (0.53 FTE)
Position Summary
The Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is in the Okanagan health service area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. Located in Penticton, between Kelowna and Oliver, PRH offers services including 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic/paramedical services. PRH Physiotherapy Services have acute, community and residential working together to provide a seamless continuum of care. We have a wonderful team of people with a passion for their profession. Ongoing professional development is encouraged and valued. The focus of practice is acute care priorities.

This position works within the Surgical unit at PRH and will primarily work with patients who have had a total joint replacement. It is a term-certain, part-time position until March 29, 2019, and could lead to further employment opportunities with Penticton Regional Hospital in the future. Scheduled shifts are Monday through Fridays 14:00 to 18:00 hours.

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 clients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum and every person matters. You will be part of a dedicated team of professionals and have the opportunity to flourish under the mentorship of other Physiotherapists and Professional Practice Leader.

If you are looking for an opportunity to join the Rehab Department at PRH, we would love to hear from you!

Qualifications
We require current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).

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