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Occupational Therapist

Position Summary

Shuswap Lake General Hospital (SLH) is a healthcare facility located in Salmon Arm, B.C., serving the healthcare needs of residents in the Shuswap Region. The hospital provides a range of medical services, including emergency care, surgery, inpatient, obstetrics, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, and specialized clinics.

Joining us at SLGH you’ll play a crucial part in providing assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education to residents/patients and/or their caregivers. Operating within a client-centered approach and as an essential member of our interdisciplinary team, an Occupational Therapist makes a substantial contribution to promote functional independence and enable residents/patients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes.

What we offer:
• Recognition of previous experience when determining starting salary
• Financial moving support for eligible positions
• 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
• Focus on diversity and inclusion
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of clients

Casual Employment Opportunities
Embrace flexibility with casual day shift positions, offering a range from zero to 37.5 hours per week. Areas of work are Acute Care, Community Care and Long-term Care. Joining us in a casual role opens doors to internally posted openings, providing the opportunity to apply for permanent or temporary part-time or full-time positions. Interior Health values career growth and many success stories begin with casual on-call positions, evolving into a rewarding, long-term career.

About this location | Nestled in B.C.’s Interior, Salmon Arm offers a serene blend of natural beauty and small-town charm. Surrounded by Shuswap Lake's shimmering waters and picturesque hills, this community is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Explore quaint shops and cafes in the vibrant downtown, or stroll along the waterfront for stunning lake views. With endless opportunities for boating, fishing, hiking, and skiing, Salmon Arm is a year-round paradise for adventure seekers. The town's cultural vibrancy shines through festivals, markets, and local events, showcasing its rich heritage and community spirit. Whether you're seeking tranquility in nature or a welcoming community, Salmon Arm invites you to experience its magic and hospitality.


• Current registration with the College of Health and Care Professions of British Columbia (CHCPBC) [formerly 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 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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) 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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Salmon Arm



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Hourly Wage:

$42.56 - $52.95

Close Date:

MARCH 31, 2025

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