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Occupational Therapist 2, Home Health

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Job Title: Occupational Therapist 2, Community
Work Site: South Health Unit
Status: Regular Full Time - (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: November 13, 2017
Salary: $33.14 - $41.35 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630 Monday - Friday with occasional weekends on call.
Reference#: 097661-kwe


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client directed framework and continuum based care model and in accordance with the Essential Competencies of Practice of the College of Occupational Therapists of BC and the vision and values of the organization, working without general supervision, the Occupational Therapist plans, delivers, evaluates and provides care coordination to address the needs of the clients and families experiencing functional impairment and acute/chronic disease within community, ambulatory and/or institutional settings. Collaborates with family members or significant others, inter-disciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers as needed, to address the client’s functional/physical/occupational/ social/cognitive/perceptual/environmental needs to maximize capabilities, community participation, recovery from or adaptation to illness/impairment and achieve excellence in health services and education. Contributes to the organization and delivery of occupational services by participating in program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.

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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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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