OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST | CASUAL POOLApply Now Job ID 1534938 Date posted 04/08/2021
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Interior Health’s Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is inviting applications for the position of Casual Occupational Therapist.
If you are seeking a public practice position, enjoy the flexibility of working as much and as often as possible, and wanting diversity in the day-to-day then we would love to hear from you for our Casual Occupational Therapist employment opening.
We are seeking to build on our Casual pool within the North Okanagan region specifically in VJH acute impatient care and Interior Health’s North Okanagan Long Term Care facilities. Occupational Therapists work independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing 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 with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.
Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Days of work would include weekdays and weekends; amount of shifts may vary with hours of work 08:00 to 16:00. Upon completion of 180 hours in Casual employment, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.
Interior Health offers a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. Apply today to be part of a progressive, multi-disciplinary team that consistently focuses on leading practice rehabilitation programs.
• 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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