Job Posting
part time Occupational Therapy at Kimberley Health Unit
Kimberley, British Columbia
Job ID: 5046

Summary
Occupational Therapist

Interior Health is seeking an Occupational Therapist (OT) to fill a permanent part time vacancy at our Kimberley Health Centre and Kimberley Special Care Home. This position primarily covers community care in addition to a small residential care component. Come and join our amazing interdisciplinary team and make a difference in the lives of others!

Occupational Therapy duties in community care include conducting safety assessments in regard to clients’ cognitive and physical abilities to complete daily tasks in a safe and effective manner and provide recommendations as needed. The occupational therapist will also assist with equipment prescriptions.

Occupational Therapy duties in residential care may vary depending on resident needs. Daily tasks include cognitive screens, splinting, wheelchair assessments and justification letters, swallowing assessments, recommendations for adaptive aids, equipment recommendations such as beds and pressure relief surfaces. The main goal is improving quality of life and finding ways to make functional tasks as simple as possible in order for residents to remain as independent as possible.

A strong candidate will have experience with cognitive assessments, medical and orthopaedic situations as well as post-op medications and ongoing medical challenges.

The position is currently scheduled to work Wednesday and Thursdays, 08:30 to 15:12.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, Extended Health including Massage Therapist, Chiropractor, and Physiotherapist services, plus Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability. In addition, a comprehensive Pension Plan is included for all permanent employees.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of BC!

Note: Interior Health also has a relief part time (0.40) position in Cranbrook (acute – competition 01073281) and a relief part time (0.20) in Cranbrook (residential – competition 01073973) that could be worked in conjunction with this vacancy.

Site Type
Other

Position Type
Part-Time

Hours of Work
0.34 FTE

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Summary
Specialty
Occupational Therapy
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
part time
Tagline
Occupational Therapist. Interior Health is seeking an Occupational Therapist (OT) to fill a permanent part time vacan...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Other Incentives: Comprehensive Benefit Package 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 
Experience
 
Certifications
Eligible for CAOT Membership; Current COTBC Registration; Valid Driver’s license
• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program.
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC). Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists or British Columbia Society of Occupational Therapists.
• Valid BC Driver’s license. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Kimberley Health Unit 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Kimberley 
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 2018-02-01
Edited on 2018-02-01