Specialty Physiotherapist

Role and Facility Information

Island Health is looking for an experienced part-time Community Physiotherapist in Port Alberni.

As the Community Physiotherapist, you will provide community-based physiotherapy services to referred clients, and provide consultation to caregivers and educate clients, caregivers, staff and the community on rehabilitation interventions.

Working without general supervision under the administrative direction of the manager and as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team delivering care in the community setting, you are responsible for demonstrating sound judgement, tact and empathy.


Along with current registration with the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC), you are a graduate of a recognized Physiotherapy program. You have two years’ post-graduate experience in physiotherapy and an in-depth knowledge of current physical therapy standards, modalities and scope of practice. Community experience is preferred. As travel is a requirement you must also hold a current Class 5 driver’s license.

About Port Alberni

Nestled in the Alberni Valley and at the head of the Alberni Inlet, the natural beauty of the area has elevated Port Alberni as a tourism destination. The area's amenities, opportunities for fishing (both marine and freshwater), its convenience as a jumping-off point for outdoor recreation and ecotourism activities such as hiking, kayaking, and mountain-biking, make it a desirable place to live, work and play.

To get a first-hand look at what it’s like to work in healthcare in Port Alberni, we invite you to watch the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oz1o7BP3sjM&sns=em

About Us

Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers. At Island Health, we believe that our values guide our actions and relationships, shaping how we make decisions and plan for the future.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan.

Come be a part of our future!



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Port Alberni

Situated in the central interior of Vancouver Island at the end of a long narrow inlet, Port Alberni is one of the few ports on the west coast that provides shelter against some of the powerful Pacific weather systems. Blessed with a moderate climate, it harbours both commercial fishing vessels and pleasure craft. Recreational activities in the area include fishing, hiking, scuba diving, golfing, kayaking and windsurfing.

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