Occupational Therapist

Position Summary

Effective April 1, 2022, hourly rates of pay: $37.84 to $46.95

Interior Health’s Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is inviting applications for the position of Casual Occupational Therapist. We are seeking to build on our Casual pool within the North Okanagan region specifically in VJH acute impatient care and Interior Health’s North Okanagan Long Term Care facilities.

Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Days of work would include weekdays and weekends; amount of shifts may vary with hours of work 08:00 to 16:00. Upon completion of 180 hours in Casual employment, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

What will you work on?
Occupational Therapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of residents/clients/patients (‘the client’) and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. The Occupational Therapist provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.

How will we help you grow?
Interior Health offers a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. Apply today to be part of a progressive, multi-disciplinary team that consistently focuses on leading practice rehabilitation programs.

Who are we looking for?
If you are seeking a public practice position, enjoy the flexibility of working as much and as often as possible, and wanting diversity in the day-to-day then we would love to hear from you for our Casual Occupational Therapist employment opening.


• 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!


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.

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