Physiotherapist 1

City Langley
Job ID 2022-10398
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Physiotherapy
Posting Date
2 months ago(4/25/2022 11:00 AM)
Employment Type
Relief Part Time
FTE
0.55
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 0800-1518
Program/Service
Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Specialized Populations

Why Fraser Health?

An exciting opportunity is available for a Physiotherapist at Surrey Memorial Hospital. The health service area of Surrey provides care for more than 336,000 people, the largest population in the Fraser South area. Surrey Memorial Hospital has a total of 370 hospital beds and state-of-the-art facilities ranging from a comprehensive acute geriatric program, maternity, pediatrics, surgery services, medicine, outpatient programs, critical care/emergency services, mental health and adolescent day treatment. White Rock is minutes away from the US Border and offers a waterfront boardwalk and pier that are focal points of this seaside community. White Rock also borders Surrey, BC's fastest growing city on the north and to the east is Langley, the horse capital of BC. At Fraser Health, we are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and residents by providing the care they need at the right time in the right place. As a single, integrated organization, our services cover tertiary hospital care, mental health, home health and public health. Our 20,000 employees take great pride in their dedication and service to improving the health care of more than 1.3 million residents, one-third of British Columbia's population. For these reasons and many more we invite you to join our dynamic team!

Detailed Overview

Reporting clinically to the Professional Practice Chief / Clinical Practice Leader and administratively to the Manager, Clinical Operations, this position assesses, plans, implements, and monitors physiotherapy treatment to patients/residents. Delegates components of treatment to Assistants/Aides. As part of the interdisciplinary team, acts as a resource on issues relating to areas of physiotherapy expertise. Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical physiotherapy practice, including philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement and risk management of the physiotherapy services.

Responsibilities


  1. Provides clinical physiotherapy treatment, including, assessment, problem identification, setting treatment goals, treatments and re-evaluation of patients/residents. Educates patients/residents and their families in aspects of the physiotherapy treatment. Obtains patient/resident history from chart, interviews and observation, as well as information provided at patent/resident conferences and team meetings. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, makes recommendations for treatment, to ensure quality patient/resident care.

  2. Delegates components of treatment to Assistants/Aides by instructing, observing and monitoring treatment provided to ensure quality patient/resident care. Provides input to the Clinical Practice Chief  / Professional Practice Leader, Physiotherapy for the performance evaluation of the Assistants/Aides

  3. Promotes awareness of good body mechanics to facility staff, patients/residents and families by methods such as modeling, making presentations and acting as a resource to staff, patients/residents and/or families by providing information and answering questions related to physiotherapy.

  4. Maintains patient/resident records, clinical outcome measures and statistical data in accordance with department, facility, and professional standards.

  5. Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of the physiotherapy service by providing input and feedback to the Professional Practice Chief / Professional Practice Leader, Physiotherapy regarding philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, continuous quality improvement, and risk management. 

  6.  Participates in interdisciplinary, departmental and professional development to ensure awareness of current developments of evidence based physiotherapy practice.

  7. Provides instruction, feedback, and supervision to students as required.

  8. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

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

Skills and Abilities


  • Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to designated clinical area.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess and treat diversity of conditions commonly seen in the relevant area of practice.

  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.

  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and clients both one-on-one and in groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others in a complex health care environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize when referral to another health care professional is required.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Skill in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate physical therapy treatment.

  • Basic computer literacy.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia standards for practice of physical therapy.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations.

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