Interior Health is proud to deliver high-quality health-care services to residents and visitors of the Southern Interior of British Columbia. We strive to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services and our mission is to promote healthy lifestyles and provide needed public health services in a timely, caring and efficient manner, to the highest professional and quality standards.
We are looking for Occupational Therapists to join us!
Patient centred with purpose to achieve positive patient-client outcomes
A strong communicator
Effective team member and eager to be part of a cohesive team
A clinical problem solver utilizing an evidenced-based approach
Supportive and value our employees
Continually striving for excellence in healthcare
Focused on building relationships
Staying leading edge with continual innovation
Committed to work-life balance
If we are a MATCH, we would love to hear from you!
Our uniqueness is in who we are and where we are. Our geographical location offers the choice of an active urban lifestyle or quiet rural setting. Whether you’re in clinical care, management, or in a supporting role, your impact will be felt. Your passion and motivation combined with our commitment to set new standards of excellence makes Interior Health the right choice for you.
We thrive as a direct result of state-of-the-art equipment, forwarding thinking and strong leadership. We are here for your whole life from career choices to family benefits to work/life balance. At Interior Health there is always room to grow.
We have Occupational Therapy OPPORTUNITIES available as follows:
Merritt South Central Health Centre – Permanent Part Time (0.80 FTE) with the main focus on the Pathway-to-Home program based primarily out of our residential site – Coquihalla Gillis House. This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. The role includes residential Pathway-to-Home program, some acute coverage at the Nicola Valley Health Centre and some community services involving support to clients in their homes. Coverage is for Merritt and outlying areas including surrounding First Nations Reservations and Logan Lake. Schedule is Monday to Thursday, 08:00 to 16:00. Well rounded occupational therapy experience will be an asset to this position.
Professional Practice Leader, East Kootenay Community Health Service Area – Permanent Part Time (0.80) Professional Practice Leader role to provide clinical leadership and day-to-day operational management across the East Kootenay Community Health Service area. This position works out of Cranbrook and requires occasional travel to connect with other facilities in the health service area.
Thompson Park Mall - Relief Part Time (0.50 FTE) with focus on Home Health. Almost a year’s worth of temporary coverage beginning as soon as possible. Role includes Equipment assessment, dysphagia & wound management and Transfer assessment. Multidisciplinary team of Physical Therapist, Rehab Assistants, Registered Dietitian, Social Work, Nursing staff, and Recreation Therapy staff. Days and hours of work may be flexible.
Ponderosa Lodge – Casual positions with focus on Home Health. Duties consist of Equipment assessment, dysphagia management ADL/IADL assessments, and Cog screening. Multidisciplinary team of Physical Therapist, Rehab Assistants, Registered Dietitian, Social Work, Nursing staff, and Recreation Therapy staff.
Royal Inland Hospital – Casual positions with focus on Acute care. Services/Programs offered include inpatients and outpatients, stroke unit, rehab unit, hand therapy program, and acute mental health. Role includes working with the client to identify and assess occupational performance issues, implement occupational therapy services to meet identified client goals, evaluate success and make adjustments as required. This role also involves participating in team/program activities required to enhance delivery of care as well as participating on committees and approved research and special projects.
You can expect:
Generous Employer Paid Vacation
Comprehensive Benefits Package employer paid
Municipal Pension Plan
Continuing Education programs
Apply today with your resume and a cover letter telling us what opportunities above are the most appealing to you and what is motivating you to apply! To apply online, visit Jobs.InteriorHealth.ca
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