Physiotherapist, Seniors LINC (Langley Integrated Network of Care)

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Title:

Physiotherapist, Seniors LINC (Langley Integrated Network of Care)

Location:

Langley 

Employment Type:

Permanent

Salary:

per year

Job Description:

Are you looking to transform your physiotherapy practice to new level and join a team and an organization that prides itself on building an excellent work place?

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.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

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

Passionate about how valued Physiotherapist's are in our organization and the role you will play? Keep reading.

Fraser Health has an exciting opportunity to work as a Physiotherapist in the Seniors Langley Integrated Network of Care (LINC) Program.

In this role, you will:
  1. Provide intake screening and physiotherapy assessments, consultations and interventions, in relation to enhancing functional independence and safety through methods such as providing therapeutic exercise programs.
  2. Recommend environmental adaptation to promote safety and accessibility and recommends the use of electrotherapy and other modalities such as heat and cold to relieve pain.
  3. Refer clients to community agencies, groups, support systems, and outpatient physiotherapy where appropriate.
  4. Train caregivers and liaise between client, caregiver and other members of the interdisciplinary team regarding changes in functional status.
  5. Act as a member of the interdisciplinary care team by collaborating with colleagues to develop individual care plans for clients.
  6. Provide education to develop knowledge of interventions and resources that assist the frail elderly, modify environmental barriers and promote safety in the home, to groups such as Community Health Workers.
  7. Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities by providing input into the development, implementation and evaluation of the Seniors LINC goals, objectives, policies and procedures to ensure effective resource utilization and quality of client care.
Education, Training and Experience:

Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC) and two years of recent experience with a geriatric population or individuals with chronic diseases, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Valid BC Driver's license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.

Proven Abilities:
  • Ability to serve as a role model exemplifying evidence-based gerontological practices.
  • 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 plan, problem solve, organize and prioritize work in a continually changing complex environment.

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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