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Staff Occupational Therapist I - BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre

December 1 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Therapy Services
Vancouver, BC • Remote

Staff Occupational Therapist I

BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre

Vancouver BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

Come work with us in the Complex Chronic Diseases Program!
http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/specialized-services/complex-chronic-diseases-program

What you’ll do

  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide treatment for clients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and symptoms attributed to Chronic Lyme Disease.

  • Provide Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment in accordance with established standards to promote self-care, productivity and leisure by performing duties such as assessing needs, planning, implementing and evaluating treatment programs to an individual client/patient or group of client(s)/patient(s) in various environments.

  • Document information including relevant clinical data, assessments, treatment plans, progress reports and outcomes.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary groups and/or teams including members such as physicians and nursing staff by performing duties such as providing clinical input and suggestions related to the management of the referred client/patient or group of clients/patients to ensure that quality of care is delivered.
  • Assist clients and families to obtain specific equipment to meet the individual needs of the client/patient by performing duties such as communicating both verbally and in writing with agencies regarding the specific needs of the client/patient and requesting funding and liaising with suppliers regarding equipment needs.
  • Maintain communication with clients/patients and families and/or caregivers in order to foster optimal progress for the client/patient through methods such as establishing and maintaining supportive, collaborative and therapeutic relationships.
  • Participate on professional committees/teams and designated programs through methods such as attending meetings, providing written/verbal reports as it relates to the referred clients/patients and to facilitate the resolution of issues and advocate for the goals and objectives of the specific clients/patients.
  • Respond to inquiries from the community both locally and provincially regarding assessment and treatment protocols for assigned client/patient through methods such as providing advice and intervention techniques and/or making referrals to appropriate resources; advises when on-site assessment and/or treatment is recommended.

What you bring

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Occupational Therapy and licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia.

You also have the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively in groups, one-on-one and in writing.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
  • Function as a team member.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Perform the duties of the job.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Temporary Full-Time (until February 3, 2023)
Wage:
$35.98 to $44.79 per hour
Location:
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday; 0830-1630
Requisition #
118863

What we do

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA and BCW are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of December 10, 2021. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

Apply now!