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Occupational Therapist

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, Intensive Care Management
Work Site: Mental Health Assessment & Treatment Service, Stepping Stone Concurrent Disorders, North Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time - Baseline (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: APR 03, 2017
Salary: $31.83 - $39.70 per hour
Hours: 0830 - 1630 Monday to Friday
Reference#: 092090-chu


JOB SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Strategic Framework and True North Goal’s vision the Occupational Therapist works to address client and family centred care needs supported by an integrated health service team and delivery model. Practices in accordance with the standards (professional & practice) and Code of Ethics as outlined by the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia. Practices respectively and within VCH policies, guidelines and clinical practice documents. The Occupational Therapist works collaboratively to coordinate and develop a plan of care across multiple sites, clinics, and services within an integrated health service delivery model and interdisciplinary care team that includes primary care, mental health and substance use; private General Practitioner (GP) partners; and other Community Care Services. The Occupational Therapist cares for clients and families who are experiencing health challenges such as, but not limited to, end of life, chronic disease, mental health and substance use and are adversely affected by the social determinants of health to establish and coordinate a plan of plan of care and support transitions between services. The Occupational Therapist uses health management and/or self-care management principles to identify problems, address issues or variances from the plan of care in collaboration with the entire interdisciplinary team and any other health care services involved. The Occupational Therapist acts as a resource by providing information and support based on occupation therapy theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs. The Occupational Therapist provides care such as planning, implementing, evaluation and documenting client care as part of the Integrated Care Team and collaboratively with other Community Care Services. The Occupational Therapist stablishes, maintains and enhances therapeutic relationships based on respect.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


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 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.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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