Physiotherapist Primary Care Team

Toronto, ON

Physiotherapist, Primary Care Team

We are looking for a Physiotherapist to join the Primary Care Team in Dawson Creek, BC!

Why Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek is known as Mile Zero City, as it marks the start of the Alaska Highway, a 2400 km long highway connecting Alaska and the Yukon to Western Canada and the United States.  The population of Dawson Creek is 12,000 and serves as a major center for 60,000 people from the surrounding area.  The primary industries in this area include agriculture, forestry, mining, oil and gas, renewable energy and tourism. 

 

Dawson Creek offers many attributes that entice visitors and residents looking for a lifestyle that embraces backcountry adventure and abundance of wildlife attractions.  We also offer a great quality of life with affordable housing options, education and there is no long commute as most local amenities are in close proximity.   Come live life the way life should be lived!

 

What we offer:

  • May be eligible for relocation reimbursement.
  • $35.27 - $43.81 per hour
  • Full benefit package (including extended health, dental, pension)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Team focused work environment
  • Person and family-centred model of care

 

About the Position

 

Within the context of a person and family-centered model of care and in accordance with our vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Health Care, the Primary Care Physiotherapist works collaboratively with interprofessional teams to develop a plan of care and deliver health services coordinated through the Primary Care Home. The Primary Care Physiotherapist practices in accordance with the professional standards and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia.

The Primary Care Physiotherapist provides competent, safe, and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, facilities, and communities, and applies the principles of evidence-informed practice to achieve effective outcomes related to their participation in valued activities. Through clinical assessment, treatment planning, recommended interventions, and follow up, the physiotherapist contributes to the fulfillment of the overall plan of care developed by the interprofessional team and informed by the person’s personal goals for care. The Primary Care Physiotherapist will support people and their families to achieve and maintain optimal health by performing the duties and responsibilities outlined below. 

Education & Experience you will need to have:

  • Two (2) years’ experience in acute care, long term care, or community setting preferred.
  • Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC)
  • A valid drivers license

You will be a great fit for this role if you have these skills & abilities:

  • Assessment and Treatment: Demonstrated ability to complete initial and ongoing assessments and utilize appropriate, therapeutic interventions.
  • Teaching: Ability to teach people and their families and others both one-on-one and in groups.
  • Knowledge Integration: Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
  • Communication: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people and their families as well as the public, physicians and members of the interdisciplinary team. Ability to effectively resolve interpersonal differences and resolve
  • Critical Thinking: Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively.
    Human Caring and Relationship Centered Practice: Ability to promote person centered care which includes maintaining sensitivity to diverse cultures and preferences, social justice concerns and the need for advocacy.
  • Management: Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and priorities and achieve results
  • Leadership: Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
  • Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of person centered care.
  • Equipment: Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including use of appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.

 

If this sounds like a fit for you, please apply for more information about the position and community!

 

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