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Occupational Therapist 2

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Occupational Therapist 2 - (TIDES)
Work Site: Sechelt Hospital (based), and the Sunshine Coast, Sea to Sky, Powell River, Bella Bella, Bella Coola
Status: Regular Full Time - Baseline (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: APR 01, 2017
Salary: $32.97 - $41.14 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630
Reference#: 091958-afa


Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice and code of ethics as outlined by the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC) as well as within a client and family centred urban/rural/remote care model and the vision and values of the organization, participates as a member of an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team responsible for achieving quality client-focused care through the implementation, organization, and delivery of occupational therapy services through the TIDES (Telehealth & Innovation Deployment, Education & Sustainment) program. TIDES team members provide short-term transitional rehabilitation services to support patients/clients repatriating to, or remaining in, their home communities. Duties include identifying and assessing client’s occupational performance issues utilizing an evidence-based approach or intervention, planning and implementing a goal-directed care plan, evaluating the effectiveness of the care plan, and preparing and maintaining records. Works in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team, the VCH Regional Occupational Therapy Practice Team, and the Coastal Occupational Practice Coordinator. Travels to rural/remote communities within the VCH Coastal Community of Care to provide one-to-one assessments, care plans and higher risk interventions in person, with follow up via Telehealth for ongoing rehabilitation with the local TIDES Rehabilitation Assistant. Participates in departmental/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.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the 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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