OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST | COMMUNITY CAREApply Now Job ID 1525708 Date posted 04/07/2021
Facility :ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Come and join our Allied Health Team in Cranbrook, BC! We have a dynamic Occupational Therapy opportunity for a clinician who enjoys diversity and is eager to make an impact in the lives of others.
The successful Occupational Therapist will provide community care services to the Community of Cranbrook. This position will connect with East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s Acute Care to assist with transition of patients to and from the hospital and back into the community. Days of work are Mondays through Fridays. It is an opening to provide coverage until return of incumbent.
Practicing in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC), the Occupational Therapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing community occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of residents/clients/patients (‘the client’) and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. The Occupational Therapist provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working within the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.
We offer a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. Our positions come with a 100 percent employer paid, comprehensive health benefits; a substantial pension plan; excellent vacation entitlement; and relocation assistance for eligible new employees.
Advance your career and be part of a progressive, multi-disciplinary team that consistently focuses on improving direct patient care throughout our organization.
• 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 BC Driver’s license.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to reach an Employment Advisor.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.
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