If you’re an enthusiastic OT professional who is eager to make a difference while achieving personal and professional growth, CBI Health Group has an exceptional opportunity for you to meet these goals, supported by one of the largest healthcare networks in Canada.
As an Occupational Therapist within our CBI Health Center in Abbotsford (Marshall Road), you will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Our clinic is currently the hub of private community Occupational Therapy work in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley, providing occupational therapy assessment and treatment services for a vast variety of needs including auto injury, cognitive impairment, mental health, ergonomics, functional capacity evaluation, medical legal assessment, hospital discharge assessments and much more! Our primary need is for assistance in our province-leading Occupational Rehabilitation 2 program for WorkSafeBC and this can be combined with many of the other treatment and assessment services. There are also opportunities available in hand therapy. We offer vast opportunities for education, inter-professional learning and mentorship, and career progression and support. If you have a proven ability to deliver excellence in client outcomes, apply now and jump start your career!
Our Abbotsford clinic is located in the Fraser Valley, just 1 hour east of Vancouver. Our city offers affordable living, year round outdoor adventures, and close proximity to the USA. We are proud to be positioned in a city where housing affordability is notable – current MLS stats indicate that Abbotsford has an average house price of $600K in comparison to $1.2M in Vancouver.
PRIMARY DUTIES As an Occupational Therapist, you will:
Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent client outcomes
Provide assessment and treatment to a wide variety of clients with varying needs, including those with chronic and/or mental health conditions
Provide impartial home, job, and safety/attendant care assessments, functional ability evaluations, insurer examinations, ergonomic assessments, client education, and job coaching, as required
Coordinate the return to work process with all stakeholders in a timely way, ensuring a smooth transition into the workplace
Work closely with the team and other resources to develop new programs to meet identified client needs
Network with internal and external stakeholders to promote new and existing programs
Perform regular, timely charting, reporting and communication
Provide professional services to other CBI facilities or departments, as required
QUALIFICATIONS To take on the role of Occupational Therapist, you must:
Be passionate about your profession and committed to ongoing professional development
Preferably bring 2+ years of clinical experience
Have significant experience involving patient contact and treatment
Be registered as a member in good standing with your provincial college
Thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
Be dedicated to providing the highest quality of client care
Have previous work experience with WorkSafeBC, ICBC, and/or LTD (asset)
Have strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making and analysis
Have experience in the private sector, particularly with auto sector legislation
Have excellent time management and organizational skills and be able to work independently
Be comfortable working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
Have excellent oral and written communication skills
Be empathetic with an effective ability to build rapport with patients
Be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and to facilitate our clients’ needs by exceeding their goals.
About CBI Health Group: CBI Health Group is Canada’s largest provider of integrated community healthcare. For over 40 years, we have remained totally committed to improving the health and enriching the lives of Canadians.
What sets us apart is our ability to work as a unified network dedicated to the ongoing learning that allows us to foster best practices, improve access to care and create better results for our patients. We organize our teams and services to ensure the right professionals and caregivers provide the right service, at the right time, in the right place.
In over 250 facilities, our services are provided by a dedicated team of more than 11,000 administrators, support staff and caregivers that include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians and behaviour therapists.
The CBI group of companies includes CBI Health Centres, CBI Home Health, We Care Home Health Services, Monarch House, CBI Workplace Solutions, and CBI Assessment Services. Our expanding transitional and residential community care network now numbers more than 60 homes nationwide.
At CBI, our people really care and believe that by working together, we can aim higher and make great things happen every day.
CBI Health Group is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process.
To apply for this position, submit your resume to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org stating “Occupational Therapist, Abbotsford” in the subject line. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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