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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – HOME HEALTH SERVICES

Apply Now Job ID 1187477 Date posted 11/15/2018
Job title :OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – HOME HEALTH SERVICES
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :NORTH HILLS CARE CENTRE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

North Hills Care Centre incorporates under one roof: 1) Home Health services, 2) primary care for older adults, 3) lab collection, 4) a community bath program, and 4) a Seniors Health and Wellness Centre for frail seniors needing intensive intervention on a short‐term basis so they can live safely at home.

We are presently seeking applicants for on-call, short notice, and planned leave coverage for the Occupational Therapists working at North Hills Care Centre. On-call shifts will be within the current schedule for this position as:
• Week 1: Monday to Thursday
• Week 2: Monday to Friday
* This position also works approximately one weekend in every 3 to 4 weeks.

Home Health Community Occupational Therapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team providing occupational therapy services (i.e. assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education) to clients and/or their caregivers. The goal is promoting functional independence and enabling the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes in a Home Health Community setting. Travel is involved in this role to areas within Kamloops to provide occupational therapy services to clients in their homes. A valid BC Driver’s License is necessary and access to a personal vehicle is required.

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.

At Interior Health we value commitment to safety and best practice and authentic accountable actions. We find new ways to transform and improve the delivery of health care. We achieve personal and organizational goals through working together, supporting one another and celebrating our successes. We give you Room to Grow for your whole life and seek to grow as individuals and as an organization.

Join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia. Apply today!


Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Valid BC Driver’s license required.
• Practice and experience in a Home Health Community setting is an asset.
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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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