Occupational Therapist 1 – Acute

  • Company:
    Richmond Hospital
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    20 hours ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

Job Description

Come work as an Occupational Therapist at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join the team at Richmond Hospital. Apply today to join our team! 

As an Occupational Therapist with VCH you will:

  • Provide occupational therapy services to enable clients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes, by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Perform assessments on client’s occupational performance utilizing an evidence-based approach.
  • Plan and implement outcome oriented services, and evaluate the effectiveness of the services.
  • Prepare and maintain records.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research.
  • Demonstrate safe and effective resource utilization and quality management, and contribute to the development, review and promotion of occupational therapy services.
  • As required, contribute to the organization and delivery of occupational therapy services, and participate in departmental/program quality improvement initiatives, meetings, research and education.
  • WHO WE ARE:

    Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and “going first” when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy or Rehabilitation Sciences from a recognized program.
  • Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
  • Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).
  • Knowledge & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of Occupational Therapy theory and practice within a client and family centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of the COTBC standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
  • Basic knowledge of occupational therapy standardised tests and measures.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.