OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST | HOME AND COMMUNITY CAREApply Now Job ID 1506037 Date posted 02/23/2021
Facility :LANSDOWNE CENTRE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
If you are a motivated and reliable Occupational Therapist with strong time management and communication skills we would love to hear from you for our relief, full time opening.
As a member of the Home and Community Care Team, this position is integrated into the multidisciplinary team to support the clients’ improvement towards self-management of chronic conditions in the home and/or community setting. A Home and Community Occupational Therapist provides in-home assessments, consultations, treatment and education to clients and their families. Your work matters by assisting clients restore, improve or maintain physical capabilities and ensure the home environment is organized to make daily tasks more manageable. Services include training in the use of mobility devices like walkers and crutches; or recommending modifications to make a home accessible and safe. The Occupational Therapist also provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position. Schedule will be Days Monday through Friday with the occasional weekend where on call is require.
Interior Health is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer great benefits and fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Occupational Therapist career.
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Valid BC Driver’s license.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) 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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