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Community Occupational Therapist - 16433   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Health Science Professionals
City
Duncan http://www.viea.ca/doing-business-on-vancouver-island/regions--communities
Facility
Duncan Ingram Health Centre (Home & Community Care, Home Support)
Department/Work Area
HPC R36 Occupational Therapy
Shift Start Time/End Time
As Required
Days Off
Other
Days Off Other
As required
Job Type
Casual
Salary Range
$31.91 - $39.81
Multi-Site
Yes
Additional Site Information
Ladysmith Commuity Health Centre
Date employee Required
Immediately
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Required for Professional Registration
Travel May Be Required
Yes

  Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Under the general administrative direction of the Manager, this position provides community based Occupational Therapy services to referred clients; provides consultation for caregivers; and educates clients, caregivers, staff and the community on rehabilitation interventions.


  Qualifications

A. Education, Training and Experience

Current practicing registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC). Graduation from a recognized university program in Occupational Therapy.   Eligibile for membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). Minimum two years post graduate experience in Occupational Therapy or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Community experience preferred.

B. Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication, speaking and organizational skills.  Able to work independently with minimal supervision.  Class 5 driver's license - daily travel required.