Physiotherapist - Clinical Specialist - Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC
Posted
1 month ago
Start Date
April 19, 2024
Duration
Compensation
CAD $44.06/Hr. - CAD $54.78/Hr.
Experience Level
Profession
Therapist
Specialties
Physiotherapy
Employment Type
Full-time
The salary range for this position is CAD $44.06/Hr. - CAD $54.78/Hr.

JOB SUMMARY

Come work as a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Relocation Assistance may be available. 

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Physiotherpist to join the Pulmonary Rehabilitation team at Vancouver General Hospital, working as a Clinical Specialist. Apply today to join our team!
 
As a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist with VCH you will:
  • Specialize in acute and chronic disease management and pulmonary rehabilitation care from a physiotherapy perspective.
  • Provide consultation and advice for health care providers in hospitals and the community on a national and international level.
  • Review literature, analyse trends and recommend changes to modify/change current clinical practices.
  • Provide physiotherapy assessment and treatment, and teach students and staff.
  • Initiate and participate in research activities.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience
  • Current full registration with the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
  • Five (5) years' recent, related experience providing interventions related to complex respiratory and chronic disease management, and successful completion of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid Driver's License and access to personal car may be required.
Knowledge & Abilities
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based clinical practice related to chronic lung disease and respiratory conditions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Broad knowledge of physiotherapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of research process and methodology.
  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
  • Broad knowledge of the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to make public/professional presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader, motivator and facilitator.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach both one-on-one and in groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, other health care staff, clients and their families, both one-on-one and in groups.
  • General of knowledge Trauma Informed Practice and Harm Reduction approaches and Strengths-based care.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote Indigenous Cultural Safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide competent and culturally safety care in a variety of settings and with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and materials.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Documented involvement as a research investigator and/or published researcher.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of equipment, and in techniques appropriate to the treatment of clients with chronic lung disease and respiratory conditions.
  • Computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and database skills.
CLOSING STATEMENT

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Head Office 620 W 8th Ave Suite 200, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C8, Canada
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VCH is a world-class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
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