Effective April 1, 2022, hourly rates of pay: $37.84 to $46.95
We have a permanent, part-time (0.60 FTE) opening available at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH). Days of work are Wednesdays/Thursdays/Fridays.
In this position the Occupational Therapist works within RIH’s Acute Care providing therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to patients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.
Acute Care includes, but not limited to, Inpatients (i.e. Medical, Orthopedics, Trauma), Outpatients, Stroke Unit, Rehab Unit, and Hand Therapy Program. Working within a tertiary hospital helping in access and flow with very supportive rehab team. A broad scope of patients are seen; there is a little bit of everything including pediatrics. We do the full scope and you’ll get to experience everything. Team members work closely together to meet the patients’ needs.
We will provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader. During your career working in the tertiary acute care setting you will grow in abilities as you get exposed to every diagnosis. Library Services to support patient care, education and research are available. Educational opportunities, such as iLearns, in-house services, project assignments, etc.
This position is suitable for a new grad or a seasoned therapist. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who works well within the team but also able to work independently with good people and communication skills. Ability to coach and educate clients. Willing to learn new skills.
Reasons to Join Interior Health:
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package and generous vacation entitlement.
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.
• Relocation Allowance assistance.
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre to complete training courses to allow you to build on and develop your skills.
• Employee Health and Wellness programs are available to employees and family members.
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for IH staff.
If you value being in a smaller Interior of BC City with ample recreational opportunities and you think this position sounds like a fit to you, we welcome receiving your application!
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
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.