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Occupational Therapist I | Community Home Health

Position Summary

Interior Health’s North Hills Care Centre has a permanent, full-time Occupational Therapist opening.

What We Offer:
• Relocation allowance
• Employer paid comprehensive benefits package
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid vacation
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Job stability and team environment
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary | Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $40.84 to $50.80

Occupational Therapists play a crucial part in providing assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to patients/residents/clients and/or their caregivers. Operating within a client-centered approach and as an essential member of our interdisciplinary team, you make a substantial contribution to promote functional independence and enable patients/residents/clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

This position is integrated into the Community Home Health Team to support the clients’ improvement towards self-management of chronic conditions in the home and/or community setting. Possible coverage in other areas of temporary vacancies, such as Long-Term Care, Community Mental Health, may be required. Travel radius is mainly within Kamloops with the occasional rural coverage if required less than 60 km. Fleet vehicle utilized for any rural coverage. Days of work are Mondays to Fridays. Occasional weekend coverage may be required.

Join us in Kamloops, BC! ! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.

About this location | Proud to be Canada's Tournament Capital, the city of Kamloops is situated in the heart of the southern interior at the meeting of the North and South Thompson Rivers. Kamloops is the 3rd largest city outside the Lower Mainland and is the centre of commercial trade and services for the region. Residents enjoy a lively professional arts scene that offers up a variety of galleries, the symphony, and a number of live theaters, modern shops, excellent parks and multi-use trails, world class ski and golf resorts, top recreational facilities as well as an endless choice of water sports and fishing lakes. Kamloops is home to some of the best mountain biking in North America and the renowned four season resort Sun Peaks is only 45 minutes away. Blue skies, endless sunshine, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to work and play.

Qualifications

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

We welcome upcoming MSc OT grads and OTs eligible for College registration transfer 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 #:

01810166

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

NORTH HILLS CARE CENTRE

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

NSH COMM OCC THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$37.84 - $47.06

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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