Specialty Occupational Therapist

Role and Facility Information

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are community-based networks of health care professionals and clinics who plan and deliver all day-to-day health care needs of a community. Within these networks teams of providers work together closely. In this is way, patients receive better care, by the right person, at the right time, closer to home.

As the Occupational Therapist, you will be part of a newly formed Bridge Care Virtual Clinic to provide occupational therapy services to attached and unattached patients within the Williams Lake and catchment area. Office space is within in the Cariboo Community Health Centre with opportunity to see clients face-to-face, virtually, and/or occasionally within the community (for example the Alexis Creek outpost health station). The Bridge Care Virtual Clinic is run/operated by the Central Interior Rural Divisions of Family Practice.

In this position the Occupational Therapist is responsible for working in collaboration with an inter-professional care team and defined network of Primary Care Network Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing and other members of the Allied Health team (i.e. Respiratory Therapist, Dietitian, and Physiotherapist). The goal is to conduct integrated care planning, offer client assessments/clinic visits, and provide ongoing monitoring and self-management support follow-up for clients (i.e. adults, seniors, pediatrics) and/or those with multiple chronic conditions, either in an individual or group setting and often directly within the Family Physician/Nurse Practitioner. You will see clients a couple of times utilizing therapeutic inventions that contribute to promoting functional independence and enabling the client to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes in their community setting.

This is a Day shift position on a Monday to Friday schedule 08:00 to 16:00 hours. Interior Health offers an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ paid vacation and a municipal pension plan. Relocation Allowance package to be offered with position.

Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
Not Available
Other Incentives
- May be eligible for $TBD Relocation Bonus

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Williams Lake

Set in the heart of the Frontier, Williams Lake has been the focal point of the Cariboo and Chilcotin regions since the turn of the century. Here you will find a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and ample opportunity for fishing, hiking and mountain biking. Explore pristine forests, lakes, and rivers in the temperate summer, and experience snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. Williams Lake has retained its magical western frontier character while becoming the modern commercial centre and transportation hub of the Cariboo. Hometown hospitality mixed with a high-quality lifestyle make this an ideal place to raise a family, start a business or retire.

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