Come work as a Physiotherapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Relocation Assistance may be available.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join the Vancouver Pediatric Team (VPT)!
Are you an experienced physiotherapist wanting to explore the pediatric field or a new graduate keen to work with children and youth? If you are, we have the perfect opportunity for you to join our team! You’ll be joining a dynamic and cohesive team, where you will work together to come up with the best solutions for children. You will be supported and offered endless learning opportunities.
The VPT is looking for a motivated and fun loving PT to join our dynamic, multidisciplinary team of OTs, PTs, RAs and nurses. VPT offers services to school aged children and youth who live in Vancouver and attend Vancouver Public schools. Our goal is to use evidence based practice to work with families and school teams to support children in living healthy and active lives to the best of their abilities. The physiotherapists on our team provide services in clients’ homes and school environments and work collaboratively with other members of the clients’ health care teams. School aged physiotherapists provide a multitude of supports for children and youth which can include, but are not limited to, education of school support workers, equipment prescription and set up, modified PE or activity programs, post-surgical support, transition support - all with the aim of ensuring inclusion and improving daily quality of life and physical well being of the students we work with.
We are passionate about the work we provide and helping our clients’ achieve their maximum potential. If you enjoy working with children and youth, want to be able to work independently in the community with the support of a dynamic interdisciplinary team, and receive all the additional benefits of working with Vancouver Coastal Health (see below?), then apply for our team today! We would love to have you join us!
Pediatric Physiotherapists may be eligible for student loan forgiveness *please note, this must be a British Columbia student loan. Please find more information here: BC Loan Forgiveness Program
As a Physiotherapist with VCH you will:
- Provide physiotherapy services to specific children (0-19) with physical, neurological and developmental challenges and to those who require episodic or palliative care.
- Coordinate the care plan for children with complex health needs and collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational agencies, and other health care professionals/providers/community agencies to achieve excellence in health services and education.