Occupational Therapist I

Position Summary

If you are passionate about public practice and seeking opportunity for a hospital setting we would love to hear from you for our Casual Occupational Therapist opening.

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a tertiary referral hospital providing high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. In the summer of 2022, the Phil & Jennie Gaglardi Tower at RIH opened, signifying a new era for RIH, with a new main entrance and modern hospital tower with staff and services such as obstetrics, mental health & substance use, surgical services, rehabilitation, medical, neurosciences and trauma moving into the new tower.

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. Enjoy the benefits of working within a supportive and fun, team-based environment. Work hand-in-hand with Physiotherapists 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.

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.

Enjoy the experience that the lifestyle our interior region offers! Work-Life balance is compounded by peace-of-mind in job security and generous vacation entitlement. 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 We Offer:
• 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 Kamloops, B.C.! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.


• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).


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.

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$40.84 - $50.80

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