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Occupational Therapist 2 (Dogwood Lodge) Geriatric/Elderly/Residential

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 (Dogwood Lodge) Geriatric/Elderly/Residential
Work Site: Dogwood Lodge, Vancouver Community
Status: Regular Part Time (0.6 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $33.14 - $41.35 per hour
Hours: 0800-1600
Reference#: 096542-kco


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 resident and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. Working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team provides occupational therapy services to enable residents to achieve and maintain optimal health. Duties include assessing resident’s occupational performance utilizing an evidence-based approach, planning and implementing goal directed services, evaluating the effectiveness of the service, preparing and maintaining records, demonstrating safe and effective resource utilization and quality management and contributing to the development, review and promotion of occupational therapy services. Acts as a resource for the interdisciplinary health care team, analyses trends, reviews literature, and recommends changes to modify/change current clinical practices. Contributes to the development, review and promotion of occupational therapy services.


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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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