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08/01/2017-07/10/2018

OPPORTUNITIES for EXCEPTIONAL OTs

If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you! Our culture, innovation and diverse clinical and payer environment offers unrivaled opportunities for professional growth and development. With practice groups in Home Health, Return to Work, Brain Injury, Driver Rehab, Medical-Legal and many more areas, you can establish a case mix and career path that leverages your past experience while stretching your skills in new areas of practice.

Why Join Community Therapists?

  1. Flexibility – Decide how much and what type of work you want to take on
  2. Competitive contract based remuneration
  3. Work from Home - Work from anywhere, any time
  4. Stay Engaged – Collaborate with like-minded colleagues to share ideas and learn from one another


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


Return to Work Rehabilitation & Community Home Health

Available Territories:

  • Greater Vancouver – Vancouver, North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster
  • Fraser Valley – Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
  • Tri-Cities – Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
  • Northern BC including but not limited to: Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat and Mackenzie.
  • Interior Region – Kamloops, Kelowna


This position primarily involves RTW rehabilitation for clients recovering from physical injuries and secondarily (depending on candidate experience), MTBI. Duties include functional assessments, job site visits and development of graduated return to work plans as well as liaising with the client’s healthcare team, insurer and legal counsel if applicable. While some client’s may only have vocational needs, others require a period of rehabilitation to increase independence in home and community settings before or concurrent to their RTW program. Funders include insurers and government agencies and the OT will utilize Rehabilitation Case Management to facilitate client access to appropriate health services. For clients recently discharged from hospital or those with ADL difficulties, Home Assessments to determine equipment, support and attendant care needs also form part of the duties. Primary health populations include Orthopedics, General Medical and MTBI. Secondary health populations include Mental Health and Chronic Pain.


Community Home Health & Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Available Territories:

  • Greater Vancouver – Vancouver, North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster
  • Fraser Valley – Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
  • Tri-Cities – Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
  • Northern BC including but not limited to: Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat and Mackenzie.
  • Interior Region – Kamloops, Kelowna


This community based position involves Home Assessments to determine equipment, home support and attendant care needs and Cognitive Rehabilitation to increase client independence in home and community settings. Graduated activity programs to increase physical tolerances or facilitate Community Integration also form a part of this role. Working with funders including health authorities, insurers and government agencies, this position requires OTs to utilize Rehabilitation Case Management to facilitate client access to appropriate health services. Primary health populations include Brain Injury (TBI & Stroke), Complex Orthopedics and General Medical. Experience working with individuals affected by brain injury (stroke, TBI) or other neurological disabilities is required.


Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; strong negotiation skills
  • Experience working with insurance fee payers is a strong asset
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a multi-disciplinary team as required
  • Commitment to continuous learning through professional development courses
  • Current member of COTBC or eligible for registration
  • For candidates interested in RTW, work/practicum experience in WorkSafeBC programs such as OR2, RTWSS & FCE is also favourable



How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Laura Doig, CPHR 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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