Job title :
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST | INPATIENT ACUTE CARE
EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
PERMANENT FULL TIME
Interior Health’s East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) invites applications for the role of Inpatient Occupational Therapist (OT).
The Inpatient OT at EKRH provides care to a varied caseload including clients who are seen in Emergency, ICU, psychiatry, medical and surgical wards. On occasion, the OT might also see an outpatient for splinting and hand therapy. This position provides an exciting opportunity for anyone who likes variety in their work, who likes to work with a dynamic and complete rehabilitation team, and who likes to have the ability to work with an excellent group of nursing and medical staff.
EKRH, located in Cranbrook, BC, is a 80 bed regional referral centre, serving a catchment area of approximately 82,000 people in the East Kootenays. The 3-floor facility offers 24/7 emergency services with 16 beds, a brand new state of the art 6-bed ICU, a full range of medical and surgical services including Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology and Urology.
You will provide occupational therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of clients and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. Reporting to the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader, you will draw upon your ability to identify and assess occupational performance issues important to the client utilizing an evidence-based approach; and implement occupational therapy services using diverse intervention approaches including evaluating those approaches for quality assurance and in meeting the client’s goals and needs.
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.
At EKRH you will find a supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community and world renowned recreational destination. We are building a team that ensures the highest standards of patient and family care for rehabilitation services throughout our region. Come and join our expanding team! Apply Today!
- 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 - British Columbia
- Valid BC Driver’s license.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.