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Occupational Therapist – Home Health Services

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 15, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $35.05 - $43.73 - Per Hour
Location Merritt, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Occupational Therapist – Home Health Services

Competition #: 01259652
Employee Type: PERMANENT PART TIME (0.90 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HSA
Hourly Wage: $35.05 – $43.73


Position Summary
We are seeking a motivated team player, with ability to be a leader within the role and the team.

Interior Health has a permanent, part-time opportunity open for an Occupational Therapist to provide Home Health Care occupational therapy services to our clients in the Merritt and surrounding areas of Lillooet, Lytton, Logan Lake.

Your Occupational Therapy practice will support clients in their homes and will be based out of the Merritt Health Centre. Scheduled days are Mondays through Thursdays full day and Fridays half days. Some overnight travel will be necessary to provide Occupational Therapy services to the surrounding areas; approximately one night every 2 weeks. This position will also support the Convalescent Care Services to our short term care clients temporarily staying in Merritt’s Gillis House.

This position offers the Occupational Therapist an opportunity to make a difference in clients’ life by helping with the recovery process during a respite stay and ensuring they will do well once back at home in the community. This is a full spectrum Occupational Therapy position and we are seeking a therapist with experience in the practice areas outlined above as well as excellent generalist skills. The successful Occupational Therapist will be able work interdependently as part of a team consisting of a Physiotherapist, Rehabilitation Assistants, and Nursing staff.

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. In addition, a comprehensive Pension Plan is included for all permanent employees.

If you are seeking a unique opportunity in a rural community and willingness to work with a caseload consisting primarily of the frail elderly, we would love to hear from you! Apply online and our Recruiter will be available to speak with you further.

Merritt Community Profile: Nestled in the heart of the Nicola Valley, Merritt (population: 7,000) offers an active and unique lifestyle amid the incredible scenery of British Columbia’s Southern Interior. Located 45 minutes from Kamloops, Merritt’s rolling hills and cattle ranches, resort lodgings and fishing lakes combine a rich culture and history with outdoor adventure. Merritt is a centralized hub in the Southern Interior, a short drive from the Okanagan and Coastal regions.

• Graduation from a recognized occupational therapy program
• Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
• Practice specific requirements and experience in programs applicable to practice area.
• Valid BC Driver’s license where required.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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