Interior Health’s Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) invites applications from Occupational Therapists for Casual employment openings.
The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is in the Kootenay Boundary health service area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. Located in Trail, between Grand Forks and Nelson, KBRH offers services including core physician specialties, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, laboratory, acute and obstetrical care, psychiatry, and chemotherapy. The Occupational Therapist’s focus would be physical/medical adult, including inpatient surgical/orthopaedics, rehab unit, medical caseload.
Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility and availability to accept shifts is a requirement of the position. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
Apply to join Interior Health’s Kootenay Boundary Occupational Therapy team today! Working in these smaller towns there is a cohesive approach to health care, working closely with Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and all Allied Health including Physical Therapists, Rehab Assistants, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Respiratory therapists and Dieticians. We welcome receiving your application today!
• 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.