Occupational Therapist I - Long Term Care (All Communities) - Fraser Health Job in Hope for Fraser Health Authority | Jobs.ca
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Occupational Therapist I - Long Term Care (All Communities) - Fraser Health

October 10 2023
Expected expiry date: February 28 2024
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Govt., NPO, Social & Community Work, Health, Medical, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Social Work, Counselling, Psychology,
Hope, BC | Langley, BC | Chilliwack, BC | Abbotsford, BC | Coquitlam, BC | Port Moody, BC | New Westminster, BC | Delta, BC | Surrey, BC | Burnaby, BC • Full time
Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $40.84 - $50.80 / hour
Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

Our team of nearly 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more.

We have exciting opportunities to work as a Casual Occupational Therapist in Long Term Care facilities location within the Fraser Health region. The Fraser Health region includes:

  • Abbotsford,
  • Burnaby
  • Chilliwack
  • Coquitlam
  • Delta
  • Hope
  • Langley
  • Maple Ridge
  • Mission
  • New Westminster
  • Port Moody
  • Surrey
  • White Rock

Come work with us!

Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer. Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.

Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.

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Detailed Overview

Reporting clinically to the Professional Practice Chief / Clinical Practice Leader, Occupational Therapy, and administratively to the Manager, Clinical Operations, this position provides occupational therapy treatment programs in accordance with hospital/facility policy. Duties include assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring occupational therapy treatment programs, communicating with patients/families, other healthcare givers and the community, maintaining patient records and statistical data, delegating components of treatment to assistants/aides, facilitating student learning, preparing and delivering presentations, attending departmental and hospital-wide in-service and educational programs and assisting with departmental maintenance and quality management.


Responsibilities

  1. Utilizing an evidence-based approach, assesses patient's occupational performance by methods such as reviewing records, interviewing the patient, family and team members, and gathering relevant information.
  2. In collaboration with the patient, plans individual and/or group occupational therapy treatment programs by establishing and prioritising expected outcomes, discussing implementation options, and determining resources available.
  3. Implements occupational therapy treatment programs utilizing diverse intervention approaches to promote, develop, maintain and/or restore occupational performance potential.
  4. Monitors the quality and outcome of occupational therapy treatment programs by determining the purpose, method and criteria of the evaluation, implementing the evaluation, and analyzing and interpreting results. Uses results for future planning and to improve service delivery.
  5. Delegates components of treatment to assistants/aides by instructing, observing and monitoring treatment provided to ensure quality patient care. Provides input for the performance evaluation of the assistants/aides.
  6. Provides consultation, liaison and education to patients/family, other health team members and the community to ensure comprehensive service delivery, promote teamwork and avoid service duplication.
  7. Maintains patient records, clinical outcome measures and statistical data in accordance with department, facility and professional standards.
  8. Participates in interdisciplinary, departmental and professional development and education to maintain on-going professional competency.
  9. Provides instruction, feedback and supervision of students to facilitate student learning, by modelling professional and ethical occupational therapy practice.
  10. Prepares and delivers presentations on subjects related to Occupational Therapy to facility staff for in-service and orientations, and to the general public.
  11. Assists with departmental maintenance, process structure, planning and quality management issues by assisting to develop and maintain occupational therapy programs, supportive documentation, resource material, and equipment and materials.
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Graduation from an approved program of Occupational Therapy.

Currently registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).

Eligible for membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).



Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia Essential Competencies of Practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, consult and advise.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others both within and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment and take initiative to ensure effective and timely delivery of services.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and promote change.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Basic computer literacy.
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