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Occupational Therapist

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Rocky Mountain Lodge, located in Cranbrook, B.C., has an immediate relief part-time (0.80 FTE) Occupational Therapist opening. This position is to provide coverage until August 2025, or the return of incumbent.

Effective April 2024 hourly rates of pay $42.56 to $52.95. Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.

What we offer:
• 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 leading to future roles
• Diversity and inclusion ~ bring your whole self to work
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of clients

This position is for working in pediatrics, both in Cranbrook and Kimberley; with preschoolers and school children. Preference will be given to applicants who have pediatric experience within the last 5 years. Candidate must posses a valid BC driver's license, and a vehicle to carry out the duties of this position. Caseload is varied, assisting babies, toddlers, young children and youth up until the Age of 19.

Occupational Therapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to patients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. They provide work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.

About this location | Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafés, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation and tourism.


• 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 Driver’s license.


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 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 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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