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Occupational Therapist

Position Summary

Talarico Place (TRP), located in Castlegar, B.C., has an immediate permanent, part-time (0.59 FTE) Occupational Therapist opening. This position provides Occupational Therapy services at Talarico Place and Occupational Therapist services at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital located in Trail, B.C.

What we offer:
• Effective April 2024 hourly wage will be $42.56 to $52.96 per hour.
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.
• Financial moving support
• Strong employee benefit package
• Defined Pension Plan
• Mentorship to help orientate, navigate and thrive in your new role
• $1,000 per year to use for courses plus education leave
• Development resources for leadership skills
• Focus on diversity and inclusion
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of clients

Talarico Place embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. Attached to the Castlegar & District Community Health Centre, Talarico Place is divided into 3 wings. The South Wing has 15 private rooms. The West Wing has 20 private rooms. The North Wing has 3 private rooms and 11 semi-private rooms.

The Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) is responsible for core physician specialties, 24-hour emergency and trauma services, laboratory, acute and obstetrical care, inpatient psychiatry, and chemotherapy. An Occupational Therapist’s focus would be physical/medical adult, including inpatient surgical/orthopaedics, inpatient psychiatry, rehab unit, medical caseload.

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

About this location | The Kootenay Boundary region in B.C. is a stunning blend of rugged mountain landscapes, serene lakes, and charming communities. Nestled in the southeastern corner of the province, it boasts an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, from skiing in the winter to hiking, fishing, and boating in the summer. The region is characterized by its rich mining history, evident in the quaint towns like Rossland and Trail, which offer a unique blend of heritage architecture and modern amenities. With its pristine wilderness, vibrant cultural scene, and friendly locals, the Kootenay Boundary region beckons adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike to explore its breathtaking beauty and laid-back charm.

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Practice specific requirements and experience in programs applicable to practice area.
• Valid Driver’s license where required.

Comments

This position is eligible for the B.C. Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, M?tis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to IndigenousEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, M?tis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01852824

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

TALARICO PLACE

Location:

Castlegar

Department:

TRP OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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