Richmond Hospital

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7000 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC V6X 1A2

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This is one of Vancouver Coastal Health’s many locations within BC. The Physiotherapy service that is provided here follows the organisation’s guiding principle of “people first.” Physiotherapists aim to provide the highest quality care to patients while creating a nurturing and supporting atmosphere for staff and students alike. We look forward to sharing our expertise and knowledge with you during your time with us.

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Patient population description:

Richmond Hospital, with 175 beds, is a large community hospital serving the needs of residents in Richmond, Delta, as well as travelers using the Vancouver International Airport and BC Ferries. Services provided at Richmond Hospital include Emergency, Ambulatory Care, Diagnostics, Intensive Care, Coronary Care, Maternity, Psychiatry and Surgery.

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

The hospital provides a number of different services with Physiotherapists that are highly skilled in a wide variety or areas including but not limited to: Plastic Surgery, Critical Care, Reconstructive Orthopedics, Ortho/Trauma, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Urology/Gynaecology, Neurology, CardioRespiratory, Cardiac, Medicine, Emergency, Outpatient Orthopedics, Hand Therapy.

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

Learning opportunities include working in interdisciplinary setting with wide variety of caseload. Specific learning opportunities will vary depending on the ward student will be based on. All areas will include history-taking, assessment, treatment, exercise prescription and progression, discharge planning and liaising with other professions.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

OT, RN, MD, RA, Social Worker.

For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

If you need to update your current site profile please send an email with the updated information.