Occupational Therapist | Diverse Rural Practice

Position Summary

Interior Health invites applications for the role of permanent, part time (0.80 FTE) Occupational Therapist. Days of work are Tuesdays through Fridays; 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. Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.

This position offers an Occupational Therapist a diversified rural practice caseload of Acute Care, Long-Term Care and Community Care clients. Travel is involved and a valid driver’s license is required and access to a personal vehicle may be necessary. Kootenay Boundary communities served include Naksup, New Denver and Kaslo. It is a position to build independence and to improve the quality of life for clients. There is opportunity to work with several multiple interdisciplinary teams and to build your therapist skill set.

How Will We Help You Grow?
The successful applicant will be able to work to their full scope in all areas of care (as above). Educational opportunities will be set up if required and there will be opportunities for the successful applicant to take on leadership projects, change management and transition
to leadership positions.

Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist that has the desire to work to their full scope, enjoys working in multiple areas, has excellent time management and problem solving skills.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• 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!
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.

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 #:

01687019

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL

Location:

Nakusp

Department:

ALH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$37.24 - $46.39

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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