OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – LONG TERM AND COMMUNITY CAREApply Now Job ID 1211618 Date posted 02/01/2019
Facility :ORCHARD HAVEN
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)
Occupational Therapist opportunity in the South Okanagan – Sunny BC!
The choose is yours! Reside in either Penticton, Oliver, or the OK Falls area to work in this position. All are beautiful, picturesque, tranquille locations to enjoy the agricultural abundance the Okanagan Valley has to offer.
This permanent, part time Occupational Therapy opportunity is available for an Occupational Therapist to work in a combined Long Term and Community Care role. This position spends time providing occupational therapy services to residents in the care facilities of Orchard Haven and Ridgewood Lodge and some time helping clients within their homes in the communities of Keremeos and Princeton.
Days of work are Mondays to Thursdays (08:00 to 16:00 hours). Enjoy three day weekends in having Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays off to live and play in the area visitors come only to vacation.
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 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. Rehabilitation Assistant support is provided to the therapist. Travel is involved in this role to outlying areas to provide clinical services to clients in their homes. A valid BC Driver’s License is necessary. Access to a personal vehicle may be required.
We offer excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills. Our uniqueness is in who we are and where we are. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, leading practice, and innovation. Interior Health can offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. With your passion and motivation for what you do, combined with our commitment to ensuring every person matters, Interior Health is the right fit for you!
• 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 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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