As part of the provincial mental health services continuum, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services provides a diverse range of specialized, "one-of-a-kind" tertiary level mental health services to residents across all geographic areas in BC. These include Adult Forensic Psychiatric Services located at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital plus six regional clinics. In addition to direct services, BC Mental Health & Addiction Services acts as a support and resource to service providers across the province, and contributes to research and education.
BC Mental Health & Addiction Services is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.
Regular Part-Time (0.47 FTE - 2 days per week)
Wage: $33.77 to $42.13 per hour
Forensic Psychiatric Hospital
70 Colony Farm Road
The Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) is a secure, 190-bed facility that treats and rehabilitates individuals who have come in conflict with the law and are deemed unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible due to mental illness (NCRMD). The goal is to restore fitness to attend court proceedings and/or reintegrate patients gradually and safely into the community. It also serves individuals transferred temporarily from correctional facilities to be assessed or receive treatment for a mental illness under the Mental Health Act. The facility consists of 9 clinical units (5 secure, 3 closed and 1 open unit).
Reporting to the Director, Rehabilitation Services, the Physiotherapist is responsible for providing physical therapy including assessment, treatment planning, intervention and evaluation of outcomes for referred patients and for delivering clinical services in accordance with the professional and ethical standards of the College of Physical Therapists of BC and the goals, objectives, policies and guidelines of the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission. The position also serves as an active participant on unit-based interdisciplinary health care teams and actively participates in setting and evaluating treatment goals and discharge planning for patients.
Education, Training and Experience
Skills and Abilities
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Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
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The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
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