Kootenay Lake Hospital

City/Town:
Nelson

Site Address:

3 View Street
Nelson, BC V1L 2V1

Health Authority Region:

Facility Type:

Placement Category:

Northern or Rural Site?

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Nelson is an active mountain city with a diverse population including a vibrant arts community with local theatre, the Kootenay School of the Arts, and fantastic restaurants. Our hospital has many views of beautiful Kootenay Lake.

Site Details

Placement Category: 

Community Health

Facility Type:

Hospital

Patient population description:

The Kootenay Lake Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Kootenay Boundary health service area. Located in Nelson, south B.C., the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient and emergency.

The Rehab Services Department provides physiotherapy and occupational therapy services in Inpatient, Outpatient, Residential and Community Care areas.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

The physiotherapists at KLH rotate service every sixth month in order to maintain expertise in all service areas including inpatient, outpatient, residential and community care.

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

- iLearn modules
- In-house learning opportunities
- Teleconferences

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

Interdepartmental meetings including inpatient discharge planning meetings which includes Occ Therapy, Social Work, Nurse Liaison, and Clinical Care Nursing.


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