Lead Physiotherapist - Senior Care

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Lead Physiotherapist - Seniors Care

The Heights at Mt. View | Victoria | Part-Time

About You

You are an experienced and collaborative leader who possesses a genuine affinity for people. Your work is characterized by an upbeat attitude and a sense of fun, creating an enjoyable environment. With your exceptional interpersonal skills, you excel at nurturing and cultivating productive relationships. Working in a multidisciplinary team to develop and deliver exceptional clinical practice fills you with excitement. Your expertise lies in comprehending the normal aging process, as well as the effects of cognitive impairment and age-related diseases. You are well-versed in the best practices necessary to provide top-quality resident care. Furthermore, you have a deep appreciation for learning and enthusiastically embrace innovative changes. Utilizing a resident-directed approach, you actively promote health and wellness. Conflict resolution comes naturally to you, and you bring seasoned critical thinking and problem-solving skills to the table. Your attention to detail, organizational abilities, and effective time management allow you to handle diverse workloads and conflicting priorities with ease and efficiency. Ideally, you possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, along with a master's degree or a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, making you qualified to practice as a physiotherapist in Canada. You are registered and in good standing with the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR) and are eligible for membership with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC). A Bachelor of Arts in Adult Education would be a valuable asset. You have demonstrated your competence through a minimum of two years' practical experience in delivering and developing adult education or clinical instruction programs. Ideally, this experience has been gained in a nursing or allied health environment, preferably in long-term care settings.

About The Role

As the leader of our education initiatives within the long-term care and assisted living communities in Victoria, you play a crucial role in realizing our vision of providing exceptional care that enriches the lives of seniors within a supportive community. Your focus is on enhancing team member performance through comprehensive education, coaching, mentoring, and guidance. Creating an environment that upholds the values of autonomy, independence, dignity, and privacy for our residents is paramount. Simultaneously, you cultivate a work environment that promotes fun, respect, and professionalism among our team members. As an ambassador for Baptist Housing, you are responsible for developing and maintaining positive relationships with residents, families, team members, partners, and various stakeholders. This includes regulatory authorities, associations, and agencies. Working collaboratively with other clinical practice leads throughout Baptist Housing. Your leadership role ensures that our education initiatives align with Baptist Housing's values and mission and contribute to the overall well-being and satisfaction of our residents, team members, and stakeholders. This is a part-time (four days per week), permanent position located at The Heights community in Victoria, and you will report to the Clinical Services Manager, who is based in Kelowna.

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long-term care, assisted living, supportive housing, home support, and adult day programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We promote health and wellness using a person-centred, resident-directed, normalized living approach. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.

About Our City

Victoria ranks among the top twenty world cities for quality of life. The wild beauty of the Pacific coast and the adventure of the great outdoors are within the city limits, and ocean and mountain vistas will follow you wherever you go. Our long term care community, The Heights at Mt. View, is a 7-story, 260-suite residence in Saanich's neighbourhood.

What You Receive

Your total compensation includes a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, generous vacation, MPP and support for professional development.

How To Apply

Please provide a resume and cover letter to careers.victoria@baptisthousing.org with "Lead Physiotherapist" in the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe you are the right person to work in this role at The Heights. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at the same email address. If selected, you would consent to a criminal record check (CRC) for working with vulnerable adults and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. We will contact only those candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview. We will continue to accept applications until the best candidate is selected. We appreciate your interest in working with Baptist Housing.