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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – ACUTE CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1129367 Date posted 06/13/2018
Job title :OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – ACUTE CARE
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

If living in a city that offers cultural diversity, limitless outdoor recreation opportunities and more than 100 nearby lakes appeals to you, consider Kamloops, BC! Here is a great opportunity! We are seeking a casual Occupational Therapist at the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops. RIH is a tertiary referral hospital providing high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. RIH’s Occupational Therapy Department supports Acute care inpatients and outpatients, stroke unit, rehab unit, hand therapy program, and Acute mental health. Patient care with a team including Physiotherapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Orthotics is a common practice. This position involves practicing in the Acute care, stroke unit and rehab unit of the hospital.

We are presently seeking applicants for on-call, short notice, and planned leave coverage for the Occupational Therapists working at Royal Inland Hospital. On-call shifts will be within the current schedule for this position and may include working Mondays through Fridays 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

Casual employment means there are no guarantee of hours and work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6 percent of straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, Casual employees have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. Many careers with Interior Health begin with on-call employment and lead to regular employment.

If you would like to join an engaged, collaborative team of healthcare professionals and value work-life balance, we have what you are looking for. If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, apply today! Our focus is on every person matters.

What makes people want to settle in Kamloops, BC?
Kamloops, the second largest city in the southern interior of BC, is famous for its hospitality, offering visitors all the amenities of a big city - first class accommodation and dining, a lively arts scene, modern shops, a full range of businesses and wonderful parks and recreation facilities. The landscape is characterized by rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands which offer unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventure, enough to keep even the most avid outdoor enthusiast busy. Blue skies, endless sunshine, deep powder snow, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to visit and experience unparalleled adventure opportunities.


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 BC Driver’s license.
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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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