Occupational Therapist | Mental Health & Substance Use

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital’s Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Services, has a relief, part-time (0.92 FTE) opening. This position has works day shifts (8:00 to 16:00 hours) from Monday through Friday with every other Friday off.

The Occupational Therapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary MHSU team providing occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

Reporting to the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader, the occupational therapist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the department; participates in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education; and provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.

It is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the organization and the overall goals of the MHSU services team and provide work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the team in regard to transfer of function.

We will help you grow by providing an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader. Library Services to support evidence-based patient care and research are available. Educational/learning opportunities, such as iLearns, in-house services, project assignments, etc., will be offered.

Access to personal vehicle will be required; a valid Driver’s License is necessary. This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Hourly rate of pay will be determined by relative and recent prior work experience. Relocation Allowance may be offered to an eligible Occupational Therapist.

Apply today to join a supportive team!

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.

• Valid BC Driver’s license.

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 #:

01745819

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.92 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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