Specialty Occupational Therapist

Role and Facility Information

Join Interior Health’s focus on enhancing Home Health Services to seniors in Kamloops, BC. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist with passion for working in community care and treating older adults in a self-management program.

Based in the North Hills Centre, the Seniors Health and Wellness Centre offers seniors a range of services needed to maintain independence and live at home, to optimize patients’ health through an inter-professional team approach, and to provide support to family and care team.

The Home Health Program incorporates community nursing, community allied health, a community bathing program, a lab collection centre, and a primary care clinic in which nurse practitioners care for patients age 65 and older. The team consists of a geriatrician, general practitioners, geriatric psychiatrist, dietitian, mental health clinician, pharmacist, physiotherapist, rehab assistant, registered nurses, respiratory therapist, speech-language pathologist and social worker.

In this role, the Occupational Therapist sees clients in their home setting ensuring their environment is as safe and effective as possible and deals with activities of daily living. Travel is involved in this role within the City of Kamloops. A valid BC Driver’s License is necessary and access to a personal vehicle is required.

Days and hours of work are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm. This is a temporary full time opportunity until return of incumbent (date unknown). This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Relocation Allowance may be available for the eligible candidate.

In Kamloops, Interior Health employees Occupational Therapists in a many worksites and practice focuses. Many careers begin with temporary assignments that will lead to regular employment opportunities.

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Terms

Compensation

Vacation Leave
As per the Health Science Professionals Provinical Agreement
Estimated Remuneration
$34.36 - $42.87 per hour
Benefits and/or Incentives
Yes
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Kamloops

Kamloops is a vibrant city set on a vast landscape of sandstone canyons, grasslands and evergreen timberlands. Here you can enjoy all the amenities of a big city, while having eight provincial parks at your door step. Kamloops takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. Come play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day fishing and kayaking or head up to Sun Peaks Four Season Resort for world class mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding. Blue skies with endless sunshine, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to work and play.

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