Occupational Therapist | Home Health Care

Position Summary

Interior Health Occupational Therapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing occupational therapy services.

We have a relief, part-time opening available where clients are referred Home and Community Health. Regular days of work are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (12:15 to 16:00, 08:00 to 16:00). We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment. This position will provide relief coverage until September 2022, or until the return of incumbent.

We are keen to hire one Occupational Therapist for two relief, part-time openings in Grand Forks, BC. Please see Job Posting 1582912 for more details regarding the Boundary Hospital and Hardy View Lodge complementary opportunity.

What will you work on?
In the this position the Occupational Therapist will be responsible for initial assessments, ADL, IADLs, seating and positioning, transfers, swallowing, wound prevention and healing, power mobility assessments, falls assessments and home safety assessments. Evaluates occupational therapy services, including quality and outcomes, in collaboration with the client and family in keeping with the client’s goals.

How will you create impact?
Majority of clients seen will be elderly and adult. You will have impact on the clients’ quality of life by assisting them in identifying client and therapist expectations for service, defining an approach and focus, establishing and prioritizing expected outcomes, and determining resources and duration of service to meet identified goals. You will be the Occupational Therapy resource working within the rehab and community/home health teams.

How will we help you grow?
During your Occupational Therapist career working in the rural setting you will grow in abilities as you get exposed a variety of diseases and conditions. Provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader. Library Services to support patient care, education and research. Educational opportunities, such as iLearns, in-house services, project assignments, etc.

Who are we looking for?
Someone with exceptional time management skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment, self driven and works well with all populations. If you value being in a smaller West Kootenay community with ample recreational opportunities and this position sounds like a fit to you, we welcome receiving your application!

Qualifications

• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Valid Driver’s License is required.

We welcome applicants with provisional registration and upcoming Masters of Occupational Therapy new grads to apply!

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01583260

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.35 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

BOUNDARY HOSPITAL

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

BCC COMM OCC THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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