Occupational Therapist | Community Home Health

Position Summary

We have a permanent, part-time opening in Community Home Health offering a Monday, Thursday and alternating Friday schedule in conjunction with a second permanent, part-time opening in Long-Term Care that is a Tuesday and Wednesday schedule.

At the South Similkameen Health Centre the Occupational Therapist works within the Community Home Health setting providing health services assessment, planning and care supports youth and adults with developmental disabilities and their families and caregivers. And supporting clients to remain engaged in their valued activities in both their home and community. The Occupational Therapist also supports the transition from family home into alternative level of care as per client wishes and needs. Services provided include treatment planning, recommendation and training in the use of assistive equipment, home modifications, task modification, prevention of skin breakdown and rehabilitation of occupational dysfunction.

In this Community Home Health role the Occupational Therapist covers the two communities of Keremeos and Princeton. Travel is involved with these positons. Access to a personal vehicle may be required

This position offers orientation to team, formal education opportunities available, mentorship from senior therapists and team members. Opportunity to take on leadership projects, changes management and transition to leadership positions.

Reasons to Join Interior Health:
• Eligible positions qualify for relocation support
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Generous paid vacation entitlement
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Employee pension plan
• Opportunities for career advancement
• Challenging and rewarding work environment

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who is creative and passionate about client-centred care. Ability to be autonomous within team based care models in community home health and long term care. Ability to organize time and prioritize work appropriately.

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.

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

01814048

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR

Location:

Keremeos

Department:

PEC COMM OCC THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.98 - $44.79

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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