Occupational Therapist | Community Home Health

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Community Home Health Care has an immediate opening for an Occupational Therapist.

This is a relief, part time (0.55 FTE) opportunity that will provide coverage until May 2023, or return of incumbent. Schedule is Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Days. Occasional weekend coverage required.

What will you work on:
• Occupational Therapy assessments of home health clients presenting with a wide range of diagnoses. This can be clients from age of 18 and over.
• Work collaboratively with the home health team to determine a treatment care plan.
• Travel radius is mainly within Kamloops with the occasional rural coverage if required less than 60 km. Fleet vehicle utilized for any rural coverage.

How will you create impact:
• Work with the acute care and residential (short stay bed) teams to optimize access and flow across the healthcare continuum for these clients.
• Align with the Ministry of Health goal of maintaining clients at home with the support they need.

How will we help you grow:
• Support and knowledge sharing from an established interdisciplinary team.
• Be part of the Home Health transformational work to ensure a team based care approach for each home health client.
• Numerous educational opportunities are available as part of this transformation work.

Who are we looking for:
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!

Qualifications

• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Valid BC Driver’s license.

We welcome upcoming Masters of Occupational Therapy new graduates or applicants with provisional registration 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 #:

01810163

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.55 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

THOMPSON PARK MALL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

KAC COMM OCC THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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