Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.
We are currently looking to fill an exciting casual position as a Physiotherapist, Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic at Royal Columbian Hospital located in New Westminster, B.C.
A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
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Reporting to the Manager, Health Services and in collaboration with the Nurse Clinician, Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic, the Physiotherapist, Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic educates and designs exercises programs for individuals with a chronic respiratory disease using evidence based physical therapy practice. The clinic physiotherapist uses methods such as assessment, treatment planning, evaluation of the plan, and modifying the plan to meet the patient's respiratory needs. Treating a variety of respiratory conditions in the outpatient setting, the physiotherapist performs chest treatment techniques, teaches airway clearance techniques and utilizes positive feedback to empower patients to achieve their full respiratory potential. In collaboration with the Medical Director and the multidisciplinary team members the physiotherapist uses principles of adult education to teach coping skills and health maintenance strategies to patients to achieve quality of life; participates in Research Clinical Trials.
Education and Experience
Graduation from a recognized university with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree.
Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC). Eligible for membership in the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC).
One year's recent, related experience working in a Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C certification.
Skills and Abilities