Position Summary** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Physiotherapist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Rehabilitation
Under the direction of the Home & Community Care Program Manager, implements rehabilitation services to clients with developmental disabilities in the community including rehabilitation assessment, treatment and interventions, recommendations for specialized medical equipment and environmental modifications; education to caregivers and referrals to appropriate community resources.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday / Days - 08:00 to 16:00New Wage:
As of April 1, 2023, the new wage is: $41.32 - $51.40/hour GR Baker Memorial Hospital
is a full care hospital with 26 acute beds, four ICU beds and five crisis stabilization beds. Some services provided are laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, home and community care and home support, mental health and addictions, general surgery, internal medicine, otolaryngology (ENT), community cancer care, physiotherapy, respiratory therapy, environmental health and speech and language therapy. Visiting specialists in cardiology, pediatrics, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, urology and ophthalmology. Quesnel
has a population of 10,000 (2021) local residents and is one of the central interior's oldest cities and home to the world's largest gold pan. Nestled on the banks of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers, Quesnel is the commercial centre of the North Cariboo. Check out Quesnel for more information on this outdoor playground and its access to a wealth of adventures.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial support for moving expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy from an approved school.
•Registered with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia and eligible for membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
•Two (2) years experience in acute care, long term care facility or community setting
•Previous experience in providing services to clients with developmental disability is an asset
•Community experience and previous experience with assessment for specialized wheelchairs, seating systems and technical aids is an asset.Skills and Abilities:
•Valid class 5 drivers license.
•Good communication and teaching skills.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.