Physiotherapist | Urgent Primary and Community Care Centre
Interior Health’s Penticton Urgent Primary & Community Care Centre (UPCC) is inviting applications for the position of Primary Care Physiotherapist. If you are an Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Therapy Physiotherapist wanting to work in a medical team-based environment we would love to hear from you for our permanent, part time opening.
The Primary Care Physiotherapist performs a variety of duties within the UPCC such as conducting advanced orthopedic physiotherapy assessments; selecting and applying evidence-based interventions; and educating clients and caregivers regarding self-management, health promotion and injury/disability prevention including directing client to appropriate services in their community to provide ongoing care as needed. Additional duties performed include acting as a therapy resource; providing work direction instruction to the rehabilitation assistants; participating in quality improvement of programs; and participating in approved physiotherapy and interdisciplinary research and special projects.
Days of work are rotating and shifts include varying Days or Evenings. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including generous vacation entitlement after the first year of employment. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.
Interior Health offers a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. Apply today to be part of a progressive, multi-disciplinary team that consistently focuses on leading practice rehabilitation programs.
• Graduation from an approved program of Physical Therapy
• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia and eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Physical Therapy.
• Demonstrated post graduate education in orthopedic manual and manipulative therapy (minimum Level III (Part A or B an asset), or an equivalent education).
• Minimum of three (3) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. With a minimum of one (1) year experience in a direct access facility diagnosing acute/subacute musculoskeletal injuries.