Specialty Occupational Therapist

Role and Facility Information

A full time opportunity is available for an Occupational Therapist at Royal Inland Hospital. The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 254-bed, tertiary referral facility located in Kamloops, BC. RIH offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. Specialty services include ambulatory psychiatry, elderly mental health, clinical nutrition, and lung health.

This is a relief, full time opportunity until return of incumbent (date unknown) and includes a Medical Floor rotation with mentorship and support provided by rehabilitation teams. Days and hours of work are Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm with weekends and statutory holidays off.

Practicing in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC), the Occupational Therapist works independently and collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team providing inpatient/outpatient Occupational Therapy services including assessment, treatment planning and implementation, program planning, consultation, equipment prescription and education of patients (‘the client’) and/or their caregivers to promote functional independence and enable the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. The Occupational Therapist contributes to the organization and the overall goals of the department; participates in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education; and provides work direction to the rehabilitation assistants working with the rehabilitation team in regards to transfer of function.

This position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. Relocation allowance is available for the eligible candidate.

BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area.

Join a team of exceptional Rehabilitation staff and leadership at RIH! Apply today!



Vacation Leave
As per the Health Science Professionals Provinical Agreement
Estimated Remuneration
$33.83 - $42.19
Benefits and/or Incentives

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Kamloops is a vibrant city that takes pride in its arts community and First Nations culture, represented in sites throughout the city, theatre events and music festivals. Come here and play a round at Tobiano golf course, spend the day kayaking, or head up to Sun Peaks for mountain biking, skiing or snowboarding. With something for everyone, Kamloops is a great place to live, work and play.

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