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Occupational Therapist | Complex Developmental Conditions

Position Summary

Kelowna Health Centre has an immediate term specific, part-time (0.82 FTE) Occupational Therapist opening. This term position is 2 years in length.

What we offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• Employer paid comprehensive benefits package
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid vacation
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Job stability and team environment
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary

This position supports assessment of Complex Developmental Conditions (FASD, CCY, ASD); ages 2 to 19. This position is aligned with the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team. ACT is a team treatment approach designed to provide comprehensive, community-based psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to persons with persistent Mental Health Conditions. The Occupational Therapist plays a crucial part in providing assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to clients and/or their caregivers. Operating within a client-centered approach and as an essential member of our interdisciplinary team, you make a substantial contribution to promote functional independence and enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

This position’s schedule is Tuesdays through Fridays. Local travel is required in this role within the surrounding area. Access to personal vehicle will be required. Mileage during work hours is paid. We will support the successful candidate with an orientation customized to meet the Occupational Therapist and offer mentorship processes and informal supports with more experienced Occupational Therapists on the team.

Explore an Allied Health Career with Interior Health

Join us in Kelowna, B.C.! Apply today! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.

Kelowna | The largest and liveliest lakeshore community in the Okanagan, Kelowna is well-known as a year round outdoor playground. Named The Cultural Capital of Canada in 2004, Kelowna’s sunny weather, spectacular scenery, lakes, canyons and many attractions are the perfect combination for those who enjoy an active lifestyle and an urban setting. Kelowna residents and visitors enjoy a vibrant cultural life including a professional symphony, annual festivals, and art exhibits. Golf courses, orchards, pristine lakes and numerous surrounding vineyards make Kelowna (and nearby West Kelowna and Winfield/Lake Country) a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. World-class skiing and snowboarding is only a short drive away at Big White – where Canada’s largest ski-in/ski-out village offers a host of winter activities, fine dining and shopping.

Qualifications

• 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.
• Two years' experience is preferred.

Comments

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.

Competition #:

01990238

Employee Type:

TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME (0.82 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KELOWNA HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEM MH FTL ALCH SPCT DIS

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$40.84 - $50.80

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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