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Posted: July-04-16

                                                                                                                                                       

 

MEDICAL LEGAL CONSULTANT OT (FCE &/OR CFC)

If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession through collegial learning, collaboration and continuing education, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you. Our team of over 35 OTs and our culture of support and innovation in a diverse clinical and payer environment offer unrivaled opportunities for professional growth and development. Relocation assistance is available for out of province candidates.

We are looking for clinicians that are curious, analytical and interested in continuous improvement.
If this sounds like you, please read below.

Available Territories: Burnaby & Surrey

POSITION DETAILS

We are seeking OTs with experience in Functional Capacity Evaluation to provide assessments for clients with primarily physical injuries as well as cognitive (MTBI) or related mental health limitations.

This predominantly clinic based position involves conducting 6-8 hour functional evaluations of clients to determine work relevant abilities and limitations. Assessments are funded by a variety of parties representing both plaintiffs and defendants with respect to personal injury, medical malpractice, insurance entitlement and duty to accommodate obligation of employers. Depending on referral objective, workplace based Job Demands Analysis may also be required. This assessment focused position may also be combined with a community based (home health or RTW) rehabilitation caseload or other medical legal services (i.e. COFC) depending on therapist interest and experience.

WHY JOIN COMMUNITY THERAPISTS?

1. Flexibility – Decide how much and what type of work you want to take on
2. Competitive contract based remuneration – get paid well on a semi monthly basis
3. Virtual Office - Work from anywhere, any time with our virtual office
4. Fantastic Admin Support –Great support so you can focus on your clients and funders
5. Clinical Support – Get access to efficient and effective clinical support in a timely manner
6. Stay Engaged – We meet regularly to review evidence & collaborate to improve quality
7. & many more reasons…..click here

QUALIFICATIONS

• Medical legal experience is a strong asset
• Minimum 1 year of experience completing Functional Capacity Evaluations is required
• Experience providing Return to Work Rehabilitation services is an asset
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Experience working with insurance fee payers (WorkSafeBC, ICBC etc) is an asset
• Current member of COTBC or registration pending

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Laura Doig, CHRP at careers@communitytherapists.com. Please specify the position you are applying for in your email subject.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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