In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Consistent with the interprofessional setting and the mission, values and strategic directions of BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital, the Occupational Therapist 2 focuses on occupational performance in the areas of self-care, productivity and leisure within the context of a client and family centered care model for an assigned area within BC Women’s Hospital. The Occupational Therapist 2 uses an in depth knowledge of biological, cognitive, behavioral, social and occupational sciences and provides multidimensional and expanded assessments and interventions by analyzing the dynamic relationship between clients/patients and families, the environment and occupation. The Occupational Therapist 2 uses advanced knowledge, skill and advanced clinical theory gained through additional training, education and/or experience. The Occupational Therapist 2 participates in program development focusing on the assigned area and participates in education and research activities.
Education, Training and Experience
• Baccalaureate in Occupational Therapy and licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia.
• Two (2) years of recent related experience including one (1) year with adults or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. Plus 50 hours of post graduate course work/training related to additional procedures, techniques and job functions for assigned area.
• For details on specific education, training and experience referenced above see attached sheet for assigned area. The attached sheet outlines the 50 hours of post graduate course work/training related to additional procedures, techniques and job functions as noted in bullet 2 above.
Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in groups, one-on-one and in writing.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
• Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
• Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, motivator and facilitator.
• Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
• Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and materials.
• Demonstrated ability to critically appraise research evidence.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.