Interior Health (IH) has immediate permanent, relief or casual employment openings for Occupational Therapists.
With this opportunity comes eligibility to apply for reimbursement of registration or membership fees through the Health Sciences Association.
What we offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• 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
IH delivers service and care to 59 diverse municipalities and 54 First Nation communities in the stunning Southern Interior of British Columbia. The vast geographical region that IH covers provides opportunities within large urban centers and close-knit, rural communities.
We have amazing teams and looking for more talent to come join us!
• Acute Inpatient Care
• Outpatient Care
• Mental Health and Substance Use
• Home and Community Care
• Long-Term Care
• Primary Care Clinics
• Diversified Rural based practice
• Leadership and Professional Practice
What is it that makes working with the team and in this role so great?
In this challenging and rewarding health care profession, Occupational Therapists have opportunity to choose variety in their practice and to interact with a lot of different patient populations. IH offers opportunity to be a part of the advancing medical field with the resources and infrastructure provided.
What stands out from other employers?
Enjoy the experience that the lifestyle our interior region offers! Work-Life balance is compounded by peace-of-mind job security and generous vacation entitlement affords. Explore your potential while enjoying work-file balance at shift’s end. We give focus to safety and employee wellness in the workplace to ensure everyone feels safe and supported at work.
What is the team dynamic like?
Benefits of working within a supportive and fun, team-based environment. Work hand-in-hand with Physical Therapists and Rehabilitation Assistants, in addition to different groups that include Physicians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitians, Speech-Language Pathologists, and more! There is great ease in the ability to connect, get to know one another, and support one another. We make attempts, when possible, to organize group events and get togethers.
What are the mentoring opportunities and opportunities for growth?
Interior Health is committed to helping our team members grow. We recognize that all therapists come with various backgrounds and expertise. We strive to align training with individual interests, as well as provide mentorship by pairing all new staff with experienced Occupational Therapists to share experiences, encourage growth, and foster confidence. Opportunity to trial different practice areas to promote competency and avoid stagnancy.
Explore an Occupation Therapist career at IH
Find your perfect fit with Interior Health in the Southern Interior of British Columbia. Contact our Recruiter for more information: Careers@interiorhealth.ca
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Driver's license as required.
We welcome upcoming MSc OT grads and OTs eligible for College registration transfer to apply!
Effective April 2023 hourly rates of pay: $40.84 to $50.80
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.