Where: CBI Health Centre – Nanaimo Wellington
Position: Occupational Therapist
City, Province: Nanaimo, BC
TERM: Full time – Permanent

CBI Nanaimo Wellington is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team and work within our occupational rehabilitation programs.


  • Coordinate the return to work process with clients, employers, physicians and sponsors in a timely basis to ensure smooth return to all areas of function and to establish return to work plans tailored to each client’s needs and abilities
  • Perform job site visits to acquire critical demands and/or offer on-site coaching in ergonomics and other injury prevention strategies.
  • Performs a functional screen addressing all areas of self-care, household activity, care giving and productivity (as applicable) on each sponsored patient to determine the need for OT intervention
  • Liaise closely with the team physical therapist, kinesiologist, clinical counsellor and medical doctor to achieve the best outcomes for the client and sponsor.
  • Provide education to patients on pain management, pacing, ergonomics, sleep hygiene and other symptom self management strategies.
  • Communicate in a clear and timely manner, both written and verbal, with the client, client’s family, funder, employers and other health care providers.


  • Hold a current valid license to practice in BC (or eligible for registration)
  • Eligible for membership with Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a return to work focused treatment setting
  • Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate team leadership
  • Demonstrated strength and success in establishing and maintaining client relation
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; report writing is essential
  • Valid BC driver’s license (travel may be involved)

About Us:

Nanaimo is the second largest city on Vancouver Island. Known as the “Hawaii of Canada,” Vancouver Island is graced with long sandy beaches, snow capped mountains and vast forested wilderness. Nanaimo is ideally located for day-trips to Tofino, Mount Washington Ski resort, Victoria and Vancouver. Besides being blessed with warm summers and mild winters, Nanaimo has affordable real-estate when compared to other centers on the south coast.

The CBI Nanaimo Wellington clinic is a casual and fun working environment with a full compliment of healthcare professionals on site. The clinic also offers many services ranging from vestibular rehabilitation, work conditioning, concussion management, pre and post natal services, and more! Every Monday afternoon, we get together as a team for a guided yoga class to optimize our physical and mental well-being.

Our Company:

CBI Health Group is a privately owned leading Canadian healthcare services and management company dedicated to providing an integrated approach to health management. Voted one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Culture Award, we provide a dynamic, well-supported work environment where you can really make a difference in the lives of your patients and community!

This position will receive mentorship and support to facilitate a successful experience.. Upon employment, we also offer participation in the Company’s group insurance benefits plan, which currently includes health, dental, and long-term disability coverage.

For further information contact Preet , Recruiter, BC Region


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