Occupational Therapist

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

Are you someone who has a real passion for the rehabilitation and recovery of others? Are you a registered Occupational Therapist looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? If you’ve answered yes, then we want you to keep reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.6 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Occupational Therapist to our Rehabilitation and Acquired Brain Injury Services in Chilliwack General Hospital, located in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Chilliwack General Hospital is a 131 bed, University of BC affiliated community hospital offering medical, surgical, obstetrics, psychiatry, and a regional eye centre, as well as 24/7 emergency services with over 60,585 visits annually.

Build on your education & career experience as you:

    •Deliver a full-range of occupational therapy services including: diagnosis and prognosis, treatment plans and intervention development, implementation and evaluation, patient consultation, and education to enable patients to achieve and maintain optimal health outcomes. •Participate in interprofessional research, special projects, program quality, and safety activities. •Collaborate with patients and their families/care givers in developing suitable care plans which encourage family participation in the development, implementation, and ongoing modification of the plan. •Establish a therapeutic relationship by demonstrating compassion, trust and respect. •Advocate for patient rights to privacy, dignity, and access to information by ensuring the patient’s choice and autonomy in decision-making and care planning. •Participate in team and program activities required to enhance and optimize the delivery of care and to facilitate evidence-based practice.

To join our team, you will have:

    •Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapist of British Columbia (COTBC).

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with health care providers who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated professionals who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work.