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BC Public Service

Occupational Therapist, Broadmead Care

Location
Victoria, BC
Details
Temp
5 days ago
Salary
35 to 40 per hour
Posting Title
Occupational Therapist, Broadmead Care

Position Classification
ABC Access

Union
GEU

Location
Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$35.08-$40.09 hourly

Close Date
9/25/2020

Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Other Public Sector

Ministry Branch / Division
Nigel House, Broadmead Care

Job Summary

***Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on this BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

Occupational Therapist

Hourly Wage: $35.08-$40.09 (with a scheduled wage increase in October 2020 to 35.79-40.89)

Location: Nigel House

Position # / Schedule: 103276; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9:00am-4:30pm (.60 FTE)

Competition #: 2020-113

Status: Temporary Term (until the incumbent returns)

SUMMARY

The Occupational Therapist plans, develops, implements and evaluates occupational therapy programs and services; establishes and evaluates occupational therapy practice standards; communicates, in written and oral format, resident and program needs to the multidisciplinary team and community agencies; carries out administrative duties associated with the provision of the occupational therapy program; and oversees the implementation of components the occupational therapy care plans by resident care staff. Participation in interdisciplinary team rounds and care conferences may also be required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Graduation from a university with an approved program in occupational therapy; Current registration in good standing, or eligible for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia.

Experience:
  • Experience working with people with dementia is preferred.
  • Experience providing occupational therapy services in a long term care setting with elderly individuals who have chronic physical and psychosocial disabilities is preferred.
  • Experience with seating and mobility assessments and equipment prescriptions is preferred.
  • Experience working with an interdisciplinary team.


Skills / Abilities:
  • Knowledge or aptitude for learning about a wide variety of walkers, power and manual wheelchairs and other therapeutic equipment, their maintenance and adaptation.
  • Competency in organization of workplace; operation of equipment and prioritization and management of duties.
  • Effective verbal communication skills with clients of varying levels of cognition, families, and staff.
  • Effective written communication skills via email and online documentation in clinical records.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in all written and verbal communication related to the client and families.
  • Cooperative and effective manner in problem solving with staff, residents, family members, volunteers and paid companions.
  • Capable of working efficiently, both independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team whose team members have diverse backgrounds.
  • Sound interpersonal and instructional skills.
  • Ability to supervise staff, students and volunteers where appropriate.
  • Knowledge of software applications, particularly word processing, excel and e-mail.


***Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on this BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

Job Category
Health Services
Category
Government