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Physiotherapist, Community Pain Management

Posting Number 1150321

Are you looking to transform your physiotherapy practice to a 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.

Fraser Health extends from Metro Vancouver to the Fraser Valley and includes 12 acute care hospitals, provides a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities, and has BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre. Aside from being known as one of the most desirable places to live in the world, Metro Vancouver offers inspiring scenery, easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities, as well as a diverse urban lifestyle.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

About the Position

In this part-time position, your work will be based at the Chronic Pain Clinics in the North Tricities Community and Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgical Centre in Surrey, B.C.

This opportunity will allow you to:

  1. Assess clients' physical status, functional abilities, needs, and goals to improve, maintain or support physical performance.
  2. Provide patients with diagnosis, prognosis and develop short and long term goals to achieve optimal health outcomes.
  3. Educate clients and caregivers regarding self-management, health promotion and injury/disability prevention.
  4. Participate in the inter-professional care planning process for clients as appropriate.
  5. Participate in maintaining seamless quality patient care by identifying appropriate referrals for physiotherapy services, screening for priority of intervention, and identifying and facilitating referrals to appropriate health care/community programs.
  6. Collaborate with clients and their families/care givers in developing the care plan and encourage family participation in the development, implementation and ongoing modification of the care plan.
  7. Participate in team/program activities required to improve and optimize the delivery of care and to facilitate evidence-based practice.
  8. Participate in approved physical therapy and interprofessional research, special projects, and committees including professional practice councils and clinical decision support tool development.

Education, Training and Experience:

Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) and two (2) years post-graduate experience in physiotherapy in a community or home health setting.

Current BC Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

Proven Abilities:

  • 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.

Have we interested you in finding out more about joining this amazing team? Want to know more?

Take the next step and apply so we can continue this conversation.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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