Interior Health - Occupational Therapist - Southern Interior of British Columbia
Hear what our managers are saying: “Opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of service delivery areas.”
“Our patient populations are diverse and include medical, neurological, orthopedic, geriatric and some pediatric. A great team that supports each other and works collaboratively for best patient outcomes.”
“We have an excellent team of occupational therapists & rehabilitation assistants delivering care across the continuum: acute, community, long term care, short stay care, and specialty programs.”
“If you like great variety, to think on your toes, and to work with a great multi-disciplinary team, you will fit in and enjoy working here.”
“We have autonomy over our caseloads and exist as part of the larger health care team. The opportunities for program leading and developing for prevention and management of chronic disease attract innovative and active Therapists.”
“A variety of experienced occupational therapists and rehab assistants available for new graduates to learn from, and a variety of positions with different rotation options that can suit active lifestyles.”
Interior Health makes a great employer and offers:
Recognition of previous experience in determining salary
Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
Generous vacation entitlement
Excellent Extended Health & Dental plan for you and your immediate family members
Pension Plan and Life Insurance
A learning environment conducive to supporting skill development and ongoing education
Greater career options with opportunities for mentorship
Access to medical rounds
If you work in rural communities with some element of pediatrics you are eligible to have your BC Student Loan forgiven
Qualifications: Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapy of British Columbia (COTBC). Willingness to live, work and play in one of the adventurous, beautiful communities the BC Southern Interior has to offer.
About us: Interior Health is a publicly funded health authority in the Southern Interior of BC. We serve a large geographic area covering almost 215-thousand square kilometers that includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Cranbrook, Penticton and Vernon, and a multitude of rural and remote communities.
What makes the BC Southern Interior an attractive place to settle down? A BC Top Employer! We are looking for Occupational Therapists who want to make a difference. We hire for a variety of Occupational Therapy positions, whether a new MSc Occupational Therapy grad or seasoned Therapist. Opportunities are available in acute, community, primary, and long-term care to support our clients’ needs. Positions are Full Time, Part Time, Temporary, or Casual.
Location, Location, Location! 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. Visitors and residents are drawn to the scenic beauty of the area and for the world-class recreational activities, strong cultural presence and the abundance of sunshine, beaches, vineyards, orchards, lakes and rivers, and the majestic Rocky Mountains.