Specialty Occupational Therapist

Role and Facility Information

** Broadmead Care will accommodate up to 1.3 FTE for multi-site employees **

Hourly Wage: $35.79-40.89
Position # / Schedule: 103276 / days and hours to be determined (.60 FTE)
Competition #: 2020-113a
Status: Temporary Term (maternity leave 18 months)
Closing Date: Open until filled

** Interview to commence immediately upon application **

The Occupational Therapist 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.


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

Skills / Abilities:
• Knowledge or aptitude for learning about a wide variety of walkers, power and manual wheelchairs and other therapeutic equipment, their maintenance and adaptation.
• 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.

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