Occupational Therapist | Acute Care

Position Summary

Interior Health’s East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) has a relief, part time Occupational Therapist opening.

The Inpatient Occupational Therapist at EKRH provides care to a varied caseload including clients who are seen in Emergency, ICU, psychiatry, and medical and surgical wards. On occasion, the Occupational Therapist might also see an outpatient for splinting and hand therapy. This position provides an exciting opportunity for anyone who likes variety in their work, who likes to work with a dynamic and complete rehabilitation team, and who likes to have the ability to work with an excellent group of nursing and medical staff.

EKRH is an 80 bed regional referral centre, serving a catchment area of approximately 82,000 people in the East Kootenays. This facility offers 24/7 emergency services with 16 beds, a state of the art 6-bed ICU, a full range of medical and surgical services including Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology and Urology.

This position will provide coverage until May 2023, or return of incumbent. It is a position that has a three week rotation consisting of: Week One Monday to Friday; Week Two Monday to Saturday; Week Three Tuesday to Friday.

Interior Health offers an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.

At EKRH you will find a supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned recreational destination. We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for rehabilitation services throughout our region.

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 - British Columbia
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

We welcome upcoming Masters of Occupational Therapy new graduates or applicants with provisional registration and to apply!

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 #:

01738964

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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