Occupational Therapist 2 - Adult Mental Health
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC
Posted
1 month ago
Start Date
April 18, 2024
Duration
Compensation
CAD $42.56/Hr. - CAD $52.95/Hr.
Experience Level
Profession
Therapist
Specialties
Occupational Therapy
Employment Type
Part-time
The salary range for this position is CAD $42.56/Hr. - CAD $52.95/Hr.

JOB SUMMARY

Come work as an Occupational Therapist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Relocation Assistance may be available.

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Occupational Therapist to join the North East Adult Mental Health team, supporting various Mental Health and Substance Use programs in Vancouver, BC. This position will work for Northeast Mental Health Team and other Vancouver Community MHSU sites as relief. Apply today to join our team!

As an Occupational Therapist you will:
  • Provide occupational therapy services and treatments using current theory and evidence-based practice.
  • Work in a team-based environment to develop, implement and evaluate occupational therapy services to clients.
  • Consult, confer, and/or collaborate with the interdisciplinary team in the promotion of quality improvement activities, interdisciplinary research and coordinating activities consistent with clinical best practices.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience
  • Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).
  • Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).
  • Three (3) years’ recent related clinical experience in mental health and substance use services, including one (1) year coaching or group facilitation experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
  • Knowledge of occupational therapy theory and practice within a client-based and family centred model of care.
  • Knowledge of COTBC standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical practice related to the treatment and care of the designated client population.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Knowledge of VCH policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Knowledge of other health care professions and their role in client care.
  • Knowledge of research methodology and related processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational materials and programs for the designated client population.
  • Ability to promote a creative learning environment including ability to use critical thinking in teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with individuals and/or groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain rapport and working relationships with various stakeholders based on respect.
  • Ability to develop and establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills including ability to manage conflict issues.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including applicable software applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
CLOSING STATEMENT

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2024.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Head Office 620 W 8th Ave Suite 200, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1C8, Canada
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VCH is a world-class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
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