Occupational Therapist | Casual

Position Summary

Join Interior Health’s Central Okanagan Team to work within a tertiary acute care hospital environment and/or within several Long-Term Care facilities.

We are seeking to add to the Causal Pool at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) and are accepting applications from interested Occupational Therapists. Shifts will be scheduled on a rotating basis where hours are 08:00 to 16:00. Full time Casual hours to be had!

What Will You Work On?
KGH and the Central Okanagan offers many diverse areas of practice: acute medical care, acute surgical care, large outpatients programs, large inpatient rehab programs, long-term rehab care, community care rehab, and urgent primary care centres.

This is opportunity to contribute to the organization and the overall goals of the department and provide work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.

How Will You Create Impact?
Apart from regular Occupational Therapy interventions and assessments, the skill of dysphagia assessment is required. Knowledge of equipment is paramount; wheelchair assessments, power mobility assessments, fall prevention. Quality of life lens essential in this area.

How Will We Help You Grow?
Mentorship processes and informal supports with more experienced Occupational Therapists on the team. Significant time for orientation to the role and team. Opportunity for informal learning, e.g. in-services. Working up to full time hours and opportunities to apply internally for new Occupational Therapist openings.

Who Are We Looking For?
Flexibility and availability to accept shifts is a requirement of the position; ability to work weekends. Local travel is required within this role in the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle may be required.

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

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

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 #:

01643257

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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