Return to Work Rehabilitation & Community Home Health – Multiple Locations
Community Therapists
Canada
If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you! Our inspired practice of OTs, PTs, SLPs, Counselors, Psychologists and Rehabilitation Assistants offer numerous benefits for both experienced and junior therapists alike. Our team of over 35 OTs, our culture, innovation and diverse clinical and payer environment offers unrivaled opportunities for professional growth and development. With practice groups in Home Health, Return to Work, Brain Injury, Driver Rehab, Medical-Legal and many more areas, you can establish a case mix and career path that leverages your past experience in Return to Work while stretching your skills in new areas of practice.

We are looking for clinicians that are curious, analytical and interested in continuous improvement. If this sounds like you, please read below.

Available Territories:
Greater Vancouver – Vancouver, North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster
Fraser Valley – Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Tri-Cities – Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
West Kootenays
Vancouver Island – Comox, Courtenay
This position primarily involves RTW rehabilitation for clients recovering from physical injuries and secondarily (depending on candidate experience), MTBI. Duties include functional assessments, job site visits and development of graduated return to work plans as well as liaising with the client’s healthcare team, insurer and legal counsel if applicable. While some client’s may only have vocational needs, others require a period of rehabilitation to increase independence in home and community settings before or concurrent to their RTW program. Funders include insurers and government agencies and the OT will utilize Rehabilitation Case Management to facilitate client access to appropriate health services. For clients recently discharged from hospital or those with ADL difficulties, Home Assessments to determine equipment, support and attendant care needs also form part of the duties. Primary health populations include Orthopedics, General Medical and MTBI. Secondary health populations include Mental Health and Chronic Pain.

QUALIFICATIONS

Work or practicum experience in return to work rehabilitation a strong asset
Commitment to continuous learning through professional development courses
Experience in WorkSafeBC programs such as OR2, RTWSS & FCE is also favourable
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; strong negotiation skills
Experience working with insurance fee payers (WorkSafe BC, ICBC etc.) is an asset
Able to work independently as well as with a multi-disciplinary team is required
Current member of COTBC or registering pending