Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) has a Certified Hand Therapist permanent, full time opening offering a wide scope of certified hand therapy practice.
This is a hospital based position that supports Outpatients and Acute In-patient Care Post Op Splinting by developing, planning, organizing, and implementing a comprehensive Hand Therapy Program. Utilizing clinical best practice and a goal-directed, evidence-based approach, the Certified Hand Therapist is responsible for assessing and developing comprehensive treatment plans for referred clients including Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB) clients with hand and upper extremity dysfunction using appropriate therapeutic interventions.
We have a great, supportive team that provides ongoing mentorship and comradery. We support a lifelong learning perspective. We provide education pertinent to your growth and areas you are interested in. We enjoy our work, work hard to get things done and have fun while doing so!
Reasons to join Interior Health:
• General salary increases over the next 3 years
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Relocation Allowance
• 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
If you are an Occupational Therapist certified in hand therapy with interested in working in an Outpatient clinical setting and in Acute Care post op, with advanced technology and a positive and supportive team, apply today!
• Graduation from an approved program of Occupational Therapy.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia and eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy.
• Current Hand Therapy Certification with the Hand Therapy Certification Commission.
• Minimum of two (2) years' recent, related experience (which includes at least one (1) years’ experience in splinting/hand therapy) or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
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.