Physiotherapist II

City Fraser Health
Job ID 2022-14231
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Physiotherapy
Posting Date
1 year ago(5/2/2022 2:34 PM)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Specialized Populations
Salary at Time of Posting
$41.32 - $51.40 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Are you looking to transform your physiotherapy practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, professionalism and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Passionate about how valued Physiotherapist's are in our organization and the role you will play? Keep reading.

Fraser Health has exciting opportunities to work casual as a Physiotherapist in Long-term Care facilities located within the Fraser Health region.  The Fraser Health region includes facilities in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Hope, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Port Moody, Surrey and White Rock, located in British Columbia.

Detailed Overview

Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team and is responsible for the assessment/evaluation, treatment, education and management of designated patients/clients requiring physiotherapy, activation therapeutic activities in extended care. Performs related educational and assigned administrative duties; provides direction and supervision to activity staff and rehabilitation assistants.


  1. Plans and provides physiotherapy assessment, treatment and education for residents in assigned area(s) in accordance with physician's specific order and referrals.

  2. Develops and maintains work schedule through individual or group treatment sessions in cooperation with other disciplines as necessary.

  3. Supervises and provides work direction to assigned support staff; coordinates therapeutic activities and provides input into the performance evaluations of assigned support staff.

  4. Educates clients, relevant family or care providers on an individual basis or in groups.

  5. Acts as team leader coordinating activation team for client assessments and development of care plans. Supervises Rehabilitation Assistants by distributing work assignments.

  6. Exchanges patient information with colleagues and members of health care team through care plans, direct or written communication, family conferences. Participates in discharge planning.

  7. Ensures equipment is safe and in good working order.

  8. Assists in development, implementation and evaluation of department policies and programs and maintains statistical records on department activities.

  9. Attends appropriate medical rounds, conferences, lectures, and meetings as appropriate. Participates in various hospital committees/programs as assigned.

  10. Participates in and contributes to staff education within the department, hospital and region.

  11. Keeps current in new techniques and technology related to patient care and maintains and upgrades clinical skills through attendance at approved courses, seminars, etc.

  12. Contributes to the department's Quality Improvement Program by assisting with the development of standards, audits and program evaluation as assigned.

  13. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation from an approved Physiotherapy Program. Two (2) years of recent experience or post-graduate training in gerontology, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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

  • Ability to work independently and be self directed in clinical aspects of  assigned areas of work.

  • Ability to make sound judgements under varying circumstances.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Effective Interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to supervise others.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and apply time management skills.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.


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