Interior Health Occupational Therapists works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing occupational therapy services and guides the work direction of Rehabilitation Assistants.
We have a Relief Part Time opening where days of work are Tuesday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 hours. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus generous vacation. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.
What Will You Work On?
This position works primarily with older adults admitted to acute care hospital and at a long term care setting attached to the hospital. The position offers OT services such as assessment and intervention focused on discharge home from acute care, assessment of occupational performance for those admitted to LTC to support independence, engagement in valued activities and prevention of morbidity.
How Will We Help You Grow?
Funding and time off to pursue formal learning courses within collective agreement allowance, mentorship from senior therapists as needed, department level education from in services, rounds and journal clubs.
Who Are We Looking For?
Occupational Therapist with a passion for client centred care, flexibility to work between sites autonomously. Department has a strong focus on work/life balance. Ability to organize time and prioritize work appropriately.
Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
We welcome applicants with provisional registration and upcoming Masters of Occupational Therapy new grads to apply!
BC Loan Forgiveness Program - Recent graduates in select in-demand occupations can have their BC student loans forgiven by agreeing to work in rural communities. Check out the program details to see if you’re eligible.
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.