Job Posting
part time Occupational Therapy at BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia
Job ID: 4749

Summary
Occupational Therapist II

BC Women’s Hospital Complex Chronic Disease Program provides care for patients with Chronic Lyme Disease, Fibromyalgia, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

Job Summary

Consistent with the interprofessional setting and the mission, values and strategic directions of BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital, the Occupational Therapist 2 focuses on occupational performance in the areas of self-care, productivity and leisure within the context of a client and family centered care model for an assigned area within BC Women’s Hospital. The Occupational Therapist 2 uses an in depth knowledge of biological, cognitive, behavioral, social and occupational sciences and provides multidimensional and expanded assessments and interventions by analyzing the dynamic relationship between clients/patients and families, the environment and occupation. The Occupational Therapist 2 uses advanced knowledge, skill and advanced clinical theory gained through additional training, education and/or experience. The Occupational Therapist 2 participates in program development focusing on the assigned area and participates in education and research activities.

Example of Duties/Accountabilities

  • Provides Occupational Therapy assessments using advanced skill, knowledge and clinical reasoning within assigned area.
  • Applies advanced clinical knowledge and reasoning to the development and implementation of occupational therapy treatment programs for clients/patients including developing innovative solutions to assessment and treatment issues.
  • Documents information including relevant clinical data, assessments, treatment plans, progress reports and outcomes.
  • Assesses the need for specific client/patient equipment including home/lifestyle adaptations on and off-site and assists clients/patients and families to obtain specific equipment to meet the individual needs of the client/patient by performing duties such as communicating both verbally and in writing with agencies regarding the specific needs of the client/patient and requesting funding and liaising with suppliers regarding equipment needs.
  • Maintains communication with clients/patients and families and/or caregivers in order to foster optimal progress for the client/patient through methods such as establishing and maintaining supportive, collaborative and therapeutic relationships. Develops and/or participates in client/family education including establishing treatment/care programs.
  • Develops and/or participates in client/patient and family education including establishing treatment/care programs.
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary groups and/or teams including individuals such as physicians, nursing staff and other paramedical professionals by performing duties such as providing consultation, clinical advice, input and suggestions related to the management of the referred client/patient or group of clients within assigned area to ensure that quality care is delivered in a timely and effective manner.

Site Type
Hospital

Position Type
Part-Time

Hours of Work
30

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Last Refreshed
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Summary
Specialty
Occupational Therapy
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
part time
Tagline
Occupational Therapist II. BC Women's Hospital Complex Chronic Disease Program provides care for patients with Chron...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Other Incentives: Dental, Medical, MSP, 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 
Experience
 
Certifications
CPR Experience; Current COTBC Student Registration; Hours of work experience; OT/Rehab. Degree; Years of related experience
Baccalaureate in Occupational Therapy and licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia.

Two (2) years of recent related experience including one (1) year with adults or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. Plus 50 hours of post graduate course work/training related to additional procedures, techniques and job functions for assigned area. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Vancouver 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2018-01-10
Edited on 2018-01-10