Occupational Therapist | Home Health

Position Summary

Interior Health Occupational Therapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing occupational therapy services and guiding work direction to rehabilitation assistant(s). We have a permanent, fulltime opening available within our Home Health Team. Schedule is Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 hours; occasional weekend is required.

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. Relocation allowance offered to the eligible candidate.

What will you work on?
• Occupational Therapy assessments of home health clients presenting with a wide range of diagnoses.
• Work collaboratively with the home health team to determine a treatment care plan.
• There is Kamloops and rural coverage requiring a valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle.

How will you create impact?
• Work with the acute care and residential (short stay bed) teams to optimize access and flow across the healthcare continuum for these clients.
• Align with the Ministry of Health goal of maintaining clients at home with the support they need.

How will we help you grow?
• Support and knowledge sharing from an established interdisciplinary team.
• Be part of the Home Health transformational work to ensure a team based care approach for each home health client.
• Numerous educational opportunities are available as part of this transformation work.

Who are we looking for?
We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Ability to coach and educate clients. Willing to learn new skills.

If you value being in a smaller Interior of BC City with ample recreational opportunities and you think 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).
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• 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 #:

01672819

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KAMLOOPS S CENTRAL HEALTH

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

KAC COMM OCC THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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