Occupational Therapist | Rehabilitation & Acute Care

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is seeking to hire an Occupational Therapist for a full time position in Occupational Rehab working with WCB clients, who are experiencing chronic pain or disability concerns.

This position also involves some work in the Acute Care portfolio, covering acute orthopedics, surgery, ED, stroke, etc.

As outlined by the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC), the Occupational Therapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing inpatient Occupational Therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of inpatients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. 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.

Hours of work are 07:00 to 15:00 five days per week (usually Monday to Friday) but there may be required weekend work as needed.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Generous vacation entitlement.

At Interior Health we value commitment to safety and best practice and authentic accountable actions. We find new ways to transform and improve the delivery of health care. We achieve personal and organizational goals through working together, supporting one another and celebrating our successes. We give you Room to Grow for your whole life and seek to grow as individuals and as an organization.

Apply to join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia.

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 #:

01746209

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH OR2 OCCUPATIONAL REHAB

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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