Fraser Health Career

Physiotherapist, Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic

Found in: Talent CA

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Are you a dynamic individual that would thrive in a health care setting? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? Do you have the ability to be a Physiotherapy resource for Respiratory Rehabilitation Medicine? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an opportunity for you to bring your amazing work ethic as a Part Time Physiotherapist in our Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic located at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, BC.

New Westminster, located on a hillside overlooking the Fraser River, is the oldest incorporated city in BC. The Royal City, as it is still known, began as a pioneer settlement and evolved into a stately Victorian city. Today it remains graced with many grand Victorian and Edwardian heritage buildings.

Build on your education and experience as you:

  • Completes a physical therapy patient assessment of referred patients to determine the respiratory and general health status of the patient.
  • Identify and evaluate changes in the patient's respiratory health by performing duties such as Exercise Oximetry, reviewing pulmonary function testing results, laboratory results and obtaining the patient's own perceptions of changes in their health status.
  • Consult with the multidisciplinary team to discuss and implement resolutions to ethical issues/concerns relating to patients and families through methods such as staff conferences, discussions with the Medical Director or the Hospital Ethics Committee.
  • Participate as a member of internal committees and externally on Local, Provincial and National committees related to the management of chronic respiratory disease.
  • Identify patient/family learning needs and teaches and counsels patients and families individually and in-groups using a variety of education tools such as written materials, audio visual aids, and demonstrating techniques such as airway clearance.
  • To join the organization we require you to have:

  • Current full registration with the College of Physical Therapists of BC (CPTBC)
  • One year's recent, related experience working in a Respiratory Rehabilitation Clinic
  • Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C certification
  • The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in working with caregivers and clients living with complex medical illnesses
  • Experience in using a chronic illness management or self care management approach (e.g. motivational interviewing skills, brief action plan).
  • Experience in working with clients living with COPD e.g. bronchitis, emphysema, etc
  • Completed courses/workshops about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.
  • Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

    Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

    Curious to learn what it's like to work here? We recommend you like us on Facebook (@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram (@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights.

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