Position Summary

Kootenay Lake Hospital (KLH) has an immediate permanent part-time (0.62 FTE) opening available in the beautiful Kootenay Boundary region. In this challenging and rewarding health care profession, the Physiotherapist has opportunity to choose variety in their practice and to interact with a lot of different patient populations. The Physiotherapist has opportunity to work up to full time on a regular basis.
With this opportunity comes a generous relocation allowance for new applicants seeking to join Interior Health and eligibility to apply for reimbursement of registration or membership fees through the Health Sciences Association.

What we offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• Employer paid comprehensive benefits package
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid vacation
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Job stability and team environment
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary

Kootenay Lake Hospital provides core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. In this position the Physiotherapist will primarily work with inpatient acute care clients, including general medical, ICU, Acute Orthopedics and Emergency Department patients and Outpatient Clinic as required. And may be required to provide coverage at long-term care facility Nelson Jubilee Manor. Regular days of work are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

Majority of clients seen will be elderly and adult assisting them to reach their desired functional status. You will help in providing treatment programs which allow clients to be safe and improve their quality of life. You will act as a physiotherapy resource for other members of the health care team. You will participate in approved physiotherapy and interdisciplinary research and special projects in collaboration with designated personnel/team and other health care professionals.

Interior Health is committed to helping our team members grow. We recognize that all therapists come with various backgrounds and expertise. We strive to align training with individual interests, as well as provide mentorship by pairing all new staff with experienced Physiotherapists to share experiences, encourage growth, and foster confidence. During your Physiotherapist career working in the rural setting you will grow in abilities as you get exposed to every diagnosis. We do the full scope and you’ll get to
experience everything.

Physiotherapy careers with Interior Health.
Join us in Nelson, B.C.! Apply today! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life
balance at shift’s end.

• Current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC).
• Valid Driver’s license where required.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination
orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters
and/or resumes.


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