Occupational Therapist I | Acute Care

Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH), located in Penticton, B.C., has an immediate permanent, part-time (0.63 FTE) Occupational Therapist opening.

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

PRH is a 158 inpatient bed hospital providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. Services offered include 24-hour emergency and trauma services, acute services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic/paramedical services.

This Occupational Therapist position has an acute care rotation including the rehab unit. Days of work are Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays including the statutory holidays that fall on these days.

An Occupational Therapist plays a crucial part in providing assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to patients/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 patients/clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. You will provide work direction to the Rehabilitation Assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regard to transfer of function. This position is suitable for a new graduate or a seasoned therapist.

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. Opportunity for informal learning, e.g. in services.

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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.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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Competition #:

01991047

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.63 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$40.84 - $50.80

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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