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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
Work Site: Stepping Stones Concurrent Disorders Service, North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time - Baseline (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $33.14 - $41.35 per hour
Hours: 0830 - 1630, Monday to Friday
Reference#: 093290-chu


Within the context of a client and family-centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and the vision and values of Vancouver Coastal Health, Coastal, the OT provides occupational therapy services to clients in the community to achieve quality client focused care and enable clients to develop healthy patterns of occupations.


Duties include identifying and assessing client’s occupational performance issues utilizing an evidence-based approach, planning and implementing goal directed services, evaluating the effectiveness of the service, preparing and maintaining records. The OT contributes to the organization and delivery of occupational therapy services, and participates in departmental/program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research, and education.


Stepping Stones Concurrent Disorders Service, located in North Vancouver, is designed to support people struggling with problematic substance use or concurrent mental health and substance use issues. Stepping Stones Outreach Team and North Shore Lookout Housing Centre will work in partnership to improve health, social functioning and access to care of identified individuals with problematic substance use, chronic dependent substance use or concurrent mental health and substance use issues.  This team will work with individuals who may be poorly served by existing services and cycle from the street to the shelter to acute care. As a first step, providing stable short term supportive recovery and transitional housing as well as integrated case management can help the individual engage in care.


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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 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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