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Occupational Therapist II Complex Chronic, BC Women’s

 

The Complex Chronic Diseases Program at BC Women's Hospital offers the opportunity to apply core occupational therapy skills and expertise in the psychosocial process groups we offer, supporting clients to build self-management skills based on their occupational performance issues.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Use your in-depth knowledge of biological, cognitive, behavioral, social and occupational sciences to provide multidimensional and expanded assessments and interventions.
  • Participate in program development, education and research.
  • Work in a client and family centered care model.
  • Develop and implement treatment programs for clients/patients, including developing innovative solutions to assessment and treatment issues.
  • Document information including clinical data, assessments, treatment plans, progress reports and outcomes.
  • Assess the need for specific client/patient equipment including home/lifestyle adaptations and assist clients/patients and families with obtaining needed equipment.
  • Establish and maintain supportive, collaborative and therapeutic relationships.
  • Develop and/or participate in client/patient and family education including establishing treatment/care programs.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary groups, teams, committees and programs.
  • Collaborate with senior personnel to develop research proposals and participate in research.
  • Help orient and train other staff and develop educational materials.
  • Respond to inquiries from the community regarding assessment and treatment protocols.
  • Participate in quality improvement and risk management activities.
  • Instruct/supervise students.
  • Maintain and update your knowledge in occupational therapy.

 

About You

 

You have:

  • A Baccalaureate in Occupational Therapy and licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC.
  • Two (2) years of recent related experience including one (1) year with adults or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
  • 50 hours of post graduate course work/training related to additional procedures, techniques and job functions for complex, chronic diseases.

 

You have demonstrated abilities to:

  • Communicate effectively in groups, one-on-one and in writing.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Establish work priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Be a motivator and facilitator.
  • Consult effectively.
  • Develop educational programs and materials.
  • Critically appraise research evidence.

If this sounds like you, apply now!

 

  • Occupational Therapist 2
  • Reference 83309
  • Regular Part Time (0.80 FTE)
  • Wage: $35.05 - $43.73 per hour
  • BC Womens Hospital
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Applications accepted until the position is filled

 

BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre (BCWHHC) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families. BCWHHC is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

 

 

 

 

Labor AgreementHealth Science Professionals
Requisition #83309-2324979
Work Site
Additional Location Details
Job TypeRegular, Part-Time
Salary/Rate$35.05 - $43.73 / Hour
FTE0.80
Hours of Work
Work Days
Expiry Date27-Sep-2019

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