Effective April 1, 2022, hourly rates of pay: $37.84 to $46.95
Interior Health’s Lansdowne Centre is seeking a dynamic and motivated Occupational Therapist, who desires to work within Counseling and Treatment Services and make a difference in the Kamloops community.
Interior Health’s Counselling and Treatment Services help clients with moderate to severe mental health concerns through their wellness journey and recovery to achieve permanent treatment goals. Services include group and individual counselling, assessment and intervention, medical and psychiatric consultation, education and self-management support, referrals, and outreach. We strive to ensure that our services are welcoming of all peoples, gender identities, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds.
The Occupational Therapist will be working directly with Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Clinicians, Psychiatrists, Physicians, Registered Nurses, and other Allied Health Professionals to provide optimal assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, and equipment prescription care for clients. Hours of work are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 08:30 to 16:30 hours. This is a term-specific position with end date of March 29, 2024.
This unique position offers the successful Occupational Therapist an opportunity to certify in Action Based Cognitive Remediation (ABCR) and to provide ABCR for the duration of the provincial pilot program. It is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the organization and the overall goals of the MHSU services team.
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
• Safe and welcoming communities
If you are passionate about the work you do and are looking for a rewarding career that truly makes a difference in the lives of others, contact us today.
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC). Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or British Columbia Society of Occupational Therapists.
• Valid BC Driver’s license.
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.