Specialty Occupational Therapist

Role and Facility Information

Regular Part Time (9 hours per week)
Working days to be determined
Hourly Wage: $33.30 - $38.05
Location: Beckley Farm Lodge
Competition # 2018-82A
Closing Date: Open until filled

SUMMARY

Under the clinical direction of the Coordinator of Therapy Services, and the administrative direction of the Beckley Farm Lodge Program Manager, the Occupational Therapist (OT) provides occupational therapy services to residents at Beckley Farm Lodge.

The OT plans, develops, implements and evaluates occupational therapy programs and services; establishes and evaluates occupational therapy practice standards; communicates, in written and oral format, resident and program needs to the multidisciplinary team and community agencies; carries out administrative duties associated with the provision of the occupational therapy program; and oversees the implementation of components the occupational therapy care plans by resident care staff. Participation in interdisciplinary team rounds and care conferences may also be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Graduation from a university with an approved program in occupational therapy; Current registration in good standing, or eligible for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia.

Experience:
• Experience providing occupational therapy services in a long term care setting with elderly individuals who have chronic physical and psychosocial disabilities is preferred.
• Experience working with people with dementia is preferred.
• Experience working with an interdisciplinary team.

Skills / Abilities:
• Competency in organization of workplace; operation of equipment and prioritization and management of duties.
• Effective verbal communication skills with clients of varying levels of cognition, families, and staff.
• Effective written communication skills via email and online documentation in clinical records.
• Able to maintain confidentiality in all written and verbal communication related to the client and families.
• Cooperative and effective manner in problem solving with staff, residents, family members, volunteers and paid companions.
• Capable of working efficiently, both independently and in collaboration with others.
• Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team whose team members have diverse backgrounds.
• Sound interpersonal and instructional skills.
• Ability to supervise staff, students and volunteers where appropriate.
• Knowledge of software applications, particularly word processing, excel and e-mail

NOTES:
For questions related to the position, please contact Annette Elieff, Coordinator of Therapy Services at 250 658-3208.

Your application should include a brief resume describing your qualifications for the position. Submit your application or resume with cover letter, by email to: employment@broadmeadcare.com

Subject line in email should read: 2018-82A OT RPT BFL

You can also express your interest in this opportunity at “Work With Us” through our website: www.broadmeadcare.com

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