Occupational Therapist Kelowna
Occupational Therapist required for Kelowna (and geographical area) for regular Occupational Therapy services with a focus on Medical-Legal work: Functional Capacity Evaluations and Future Cost of Care Assessments and Reports.
We value work-life balance and we believe in the personal and professional development for each of our team members. We support ongoing education, encourage service provision innovation and believe that every member of our team is a vital part of our organization’s success.
Our Occupational Therapists mainly focus on working with clients who have sustained physical or psychological injuries. Our Therapists take a holistic, team approach with their clients and all other therapy partners, in order to implement tailored strategies and reach positive goals for each one.
To be successful in this role, it is essential to have a positive and motivated attitude. If you want to use your clinical skills and be an imperative part of each client’s healing journey, you should consider this role!
• Opportunity to earn 25% more than public sector employment
• A strong orientation program
• Mentorship and support available
• Ongoing educational and professional development opportunities
• Financial support for professional growth and development
• Autonomy of schedule, hours, holidays and case load
• Leading edge case management software program to manage billing and cases
In your role of Occupational Therapist, you would have the continuing support of experienced Occupational Therapy mentors, a strong Administrative team and a team of Rehabilitation Assistants and Kinesiologists.
As you would be working in a community setting, you will be working with a variety of partners (ICBC, Worksafe, Medical, Legal), a variety of ages, and a variety of cases that may include disability, long term care, ergonomics, brain injury rehabilitation, elder care, etc. Your diverse role would include assisting with hospital discharge planning, provision of assistive equipment and coordination of rehabilitation services. You would work with local health care providers and physicians to ensure each client has a clear evidenced based plan for their timely recovery.
As part of our Return to Work Management specialty, our Occupational Therapists also help individuals who are on disability navigate the complicated healthcare system. Our team also participates in quality improvement initiatives, research and education.
Salary: Wage Negotiable.
• Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
• Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC)
• Current full registration with (or eligible for) Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
• Minimum two years’ experience
• At least one year experience working in British Columbia.
• Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification (FCE)
• Cost of Future Care and Functional Testing course
• Windows based computer with Microsoft Office
• Cell Phone
• Reliable vehicle with proper insurance
• Criminal Records Check
• Driver’s Abstract
• Liability Insurance
• Valid BC Driver’s License
Mail, fax or email resumes to:
#102-208 Ellis Street, Penticton, BC V2A 4L6