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 in Kamloops, BC
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. Kamloops offers an active urban lifestyle and boasts to be BC’s friendliest City and Canada’s Tournament Capital! Blending energizing recreational opportunities with a culture of warm, welcoming people, Kamloops is an amazing place for any resident to let loose and just play. The area features a semi-arid climate that sustains rolling hills of grasslands, sagebrush, ponderosa pine, and prickly pear cactus, marking a noticeable divergence from the rugged mountains of the Rocky Mountains and humid rainforest of the Pacific coast.
We have Occupational Therapy OPPORTUNITIES available as follows:
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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