Occupational Therapist | Early Psychosis Intervention

Position Summary

We invite Occupational Therapists to apply for a Permanent Part Time opening at Interior Health’s new formed inter-disciplinary Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Team.

Based in the Kelowna Community Health and Services Centre (CHSC), the Occupational Therapist’s role will emphasis on occupational therapy assessment, early intervention and activation. Days of Work | Week One: Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays; Week Two: Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The EPI’s model of care is to encourage collaborative pathways towards resiliency, recovery and independence for people over 19 years of age experiencing first episode psychosis. This service understands that collaboration is key supporting client’s recovery, this includes; collaboration within the interdisciplinary team, collaboration with clients, families and the communities in which they live. EPI’s goal is to support people experiencing psychosis towards self-determined recovery through timely, effective and compassionate support.

Professional Occupational Therapy practice is supported at multiple levels. Locally by the Allied Health and Nursing teams. General practice as part of a group led by an Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader, with operational oversight from an Allied Health Manager. Mentoring and mentee opportunities abound as you are surrounded by other Occupational Therapists of various backgrounds, skills and experience.

We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package and pension plan. Relocation allowance assistance to the eligible candidate. We are an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• 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 #:

01799131

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.51 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEM MH OCC THERAPY (EPI)

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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