Castlegar Urgent and Primary Care Centre (UPCC) has an immediate permanent full time opening.
The Urgent and Primary Care Centre provides a range of health services to help residents in the community meet their everyday health care needs in order to stay healthily, prevent illness, and manage ongoing illness or disease. Services are provided by a team of health professionals including family physicians, nurse practitioners, and allied health professionals, including Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. The Castlegar UPCC provides team based care for urgent, non-life threatening illnesses or injuries that need attention within 12-24 hours.
An Occupational Therapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a medical based team providing primary care occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to clients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.
This positions supports multiple clinics in Trail and area but is physically located in Castlegar with one day a week confirmed in Trail. Local travel is required within this role in the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle will be required; a valid Driver’s License is necessary. Days of work are Monday through Fridays 08:30 to 16:30 hours.
Reasons to join Interior Health:
• General salary increases over the next 3 years
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Continuing education opportunities
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Job stability and generous vacation entitlement
• Team environment
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
Join us in Castlegar and Trail, B.C.! Apply today! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.
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• 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.