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?
About Fraser Health Authority
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 places 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.
About Surrey Memorial Hospital
Surrey Memorial Hospital is the largest acute care site in Fraser Health with over 620 acute care beds and the largest emergency department in Western Canada. If you like a fast paced and ever-changing environment to practice and develop your skills, SMH could be an excellent practice setting for you.
We have a large and dynamic staff who work in varied units across the site including but not limited to: surgical, orthopedics, nephrology, pediatrics, orthopedics, medical, critical care and neurology, rehab and outpatient units. Our large site offers mentorship for new and experienced staff, through varied clinical rotations and onsite education. The culture at our site is to provide evidence guided care, and staff have the opportunity to be involved with quality improvement projects and clinical research.
We have a number of different staff schedules that offer employment and an outstanding work-life balance. Surrey is also one of the few sites in FHA that has BC Student Loan forgiveness programs.
Passionate about how valued Physiotherapist's are in our organization and the role you will play? Keep reading.
About this position
This is a relief full-time opportunity based out of Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, British Columbia.
You will work within a supportive, collaborative team with numerous educational, teaching and mentorship opportunities.
This opportunity will allow you to: •Assess clients' physical status, functional abilities, needs, and goals to improve, maintain or support physical performance. •Provide patients with diagnosis, prognosis and develops short and long term goals to achieve optimal health outcomes. •Implement of interventions in accordance with established treatment guidelines and educate patients and caregivers regarding self-management, health promotion and injury/disability prevention. •Collaborate and communicate with the multi- disciplinary team on issues that will affect the care, transfer and discharge plan for the patient. •Participate in maintaining seamless quality patient care by identifying appropriate referrals for physiotherapy services and supports family participation in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of the care plan. •Provides physiotherapy information and in-services to a range of healthcare teams and attends meetings as a representative of physiotherapy. •Participates in team/program activities required to improve and optimize the delivery of care and to facilitate evidence-based practice. •Participates in approved physical therapy and interprofessional research, special projects, and committees including professional practice councils. Education, Training and Experience:
Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
•Knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practice within a patient and family centered model of care. •Strong awareness of the CPTBC standards of practice and practice guidelines for clinical practitioners. •Broad knowledge of other medical professions and their role in patient care. •Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients and all members of the interprofessional care team, both verbally (one-on-one and in groups) and in writing. •Comfortable teaching patients, caregivers, rehabilitation assistants and other health care providers. •Ability to work independently and in collaboration in a team environment. •Ability to establish workload priorities and adjust to unexpected events.
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Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.
Posted: February 12, 2019
Closes: April 13, 2019