Occupational Therapist 2 - Transitional Long Term Care
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC
Posted
1 week ago
Start Date
May 10, 2024
Duration
Compensation
CAD $42.56/Hr. - CAD $52.95/Hr.
Experience Level
Profession
Therapist
Specialties
Occupational Therapy
Employment Type
Full-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 an Occupational Therapist to join the Transitional Long Term Care team at Dogwood Lodge in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As an Occupational Therapist with VCH, you will:
  • Support the interdisciplinary program/team achieving program and resident goals.
  • Consult, confer and collaborate with Program Manager and team members as well as Practice Coordinators and the Practice Leader in the promotion of continuous quality improvement, implementation of interdisciplinary research and in coordinating activities required for progressive educational and clinical practice programs.
  • Supervise up to and including four designated non-health science professional (HSP) FTE, schedules and coordinates work assignments, establishes priorities and problem solves.
  • Be responsible for all clinical aspects of the assigned caseload as they relate to occupational therapy practice, utilizing recognized occupational therapy assessment and intervention approaches.
  • Work collaboratively with members of the health care team, including residents and families, to set occupational performance goals, evaluate response to treatment and develop long term care plans.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized program.
  • Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC (COTBC).
  • Two (2) years recent, related experience relevant to long term care services, including one (1) year's related mentoring, preceptoring, coaching and/or group facilitation experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).
Knowledge & Abilities
  • Knowledge of Occupational Therapy theory and practice within a resident and family centred model of care.
  • Knowledge of the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical practice related to treatment and care of the designated patient population.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
  • Knowledge of hospital policies, procedures, and standards of care.
  • Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in resident care.
  • Knowledge of research methodology and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote Indigenous Cultural Safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, resource, motivator and facilitator.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate techniques and facilitate learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and empower residents to assume control over their health.
  • Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking in approach to teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and material.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote a creative learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff and patients and their families, either one-on-one and in-groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Skill in the use of equipment and in techniques appropriate to designated clinical area.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
  • Computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and database skills.
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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