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04/07/2017-12/21/2017

Occupational Therapist – Comox Valley

If you are an enthusiastic OT professional who is eager to make a difference while achieving personal and professional growth, CBI Health Group has an exceptional opportunity for you to meet these goals, supported by one of the largest healthcare networks in Canada. The Comox Valley is a relaxing, scenic environment known worldwide as a favourite destination for its many recreational opportunities. Hike in the mountains in the morning and take a leisurely kayak trip with the seals in the afternoon then relax by a beach fire and watch the sun go down! It doesn’t get any better than that!

As a full-time Occupational Therapist within our CBI Health Centre, you will be part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team. Your work will be both in a clinic environment and in the community offering programs and services ranging from insurer exams and driving assessments to activation programs and return to work coordination. If you are a self-starter who enjoys working both independently and as part of a team, and you have the proven ability to deliver excellence in client outcomes then this position is for you!


PRIMARY DUTIES

As an Occupational Therapist, you will:

• Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to deliver excellent client outcomes
• Provide assessment and treatment to a wide variety of clients with varying needs, including those with chronic and/or mental health conditions
• Provide home, job, and safety/attendant care assessments, functional ability evaluations, insurer examinations, ergonomic assessments, client education, and job coaching, as required
• Coordinate timely return to work plans with all stakeholders, ensuring a smooth transition into the workplace
• Work closely with the team and other resources to develop new programs to meet identified client needs
• Network with internal and external stakeholders to promote new and existing programs
• Perform regular, timely charting, reporting and communication
• Attend staff meetings and case conference meetings, as required
• Provide professional services to other CBI facilities or departments, as required


QUALIFICATIONS

To take on the role of Occupational Therapist, you must:

• Be passionate about your profession and committed to ongoing professional development
• Bring at least 5+ years of clinical experience (an asset) – NEW GRADS WELCOME TO APPLY
• Have community experience (an asset)
• Be registered as a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC
• Thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
• Be dedicated to providing the highest quality of client care
• Bring strong clinical skills in one or more of the following: complex orthopaedic injury, mental Health, or vocational rehabilitation
• Have strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making and analysis
• Have excellent time management and organizational skills and be able to work independently
• Be comfortable working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills
• Be empathetic with an effective ability to build rapport with patients
• Hold a valid driver’s licence and have access to a reliable vehicle.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to bccareers@cbi.ca