Occupational Therapist | Acute Psychiatry

Position Summary

Permanent Part Time (0.80 FTE) Occupational Therapist position is now available within Interior Health’s Kelowna General Hospital Acute Psychiatry.

Acute Psychiatry is a unit that provides triage, crisis intervention, assessment and management of acute and chronic mental illness. Schedule is Monday to Thursday; shift times are from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

Mentorship processes and informal supports with more experienced Occupational Therapists on the team. Significant time for orientation to the role and team. Opportunity for informal learning, e.g. in-services. Working up to full time hours and opportunities to apply internally for new Occupational Therapist openings.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with Mental Health experience and preparation to assess cognition and function with appropriate interventions. Group work is also part of the programming.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... We Offer:

An exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement. Relocation allowance for the eligible candidate.

Work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills.

Opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or British Columbia Society of Occupational Therapists.

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 #:

01734707

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH OCC THER MCNAIR

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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