Occupational Therapist | School–Based Population

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Occupational Therapist | School–Based Population

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 16, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST | SCHOOL–BASED POPULATION
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.51 FTE)

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Therapeutic Rehabilitation for East Kootenay Kids (TREKK) Program is seeking to hire a relief, part time Occupational Therapist. This position will provide coverage to January 2023, or return of incumbent. Schedule follows a bi-weekly rotation of: Week One Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays; and Week Two: Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus up generous vacation after your first year of employment. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.

What Will You Work On?
This is a pediatric occupational therapy position for in-school children. In this position the Occupational Therapist is responsible for the direction, coordination, evaluation, planning, implementing and monitoring of the TREKK Program in accordance with Interior Health, Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), and local School District #5’s goals and directions.

How Will You Create Impact?
The Occupational Therapist acts as an expert clinical resource to staff and students as it relates to the TREKK program and performs clinical duties/procedures within the TREKK program. Working with the goal of providing every child with the highest standard of care.

How Will We Help You Grow?
During your Occupational Therapist career you will develop skills for utilizing an evidence-based and diverse intervention approach to identity and carry out occupational performance issues important to the client. You will grow to become an expert in determining resources and duration of service to meet identified client goals. Provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues and the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader. Library Services to support patient care, education and research. Annual Educational Allowance. Educational opportunities, such as iLearns, in-house services, project assignments, etc.

Who Are We Looking For?
An Occupational Therapist with desire to work with a school-based population. If you value being in a smaller East Kootenay community with ample recreational opportunities and this position sounds like a fit to you, apply today to join our Occupational Therapy Team!

This position may be eligible for a loan forgiveness program through the BC Provincial Government.

Qualifications

• Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Three (3) years’ recent, related experience which includes experience with pediatric clients, educational based therapy, and delivery of contracted services; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current valid BC driver’s license.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to [email protected] to reach an Employment Advisor.

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