Position Summary ** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Rehabilitation Services department.
Reporting to the Manager, Outpatient Services Fort St. John, the Rehabilitation Lead is accountable for the overall supervision, administration, and coordination of rehabilitation services including physical therapy and occupational therapy to provide effective, efficient, and quality provision of care in the Northeast Health Service Delivery Area. The incumbent will perform therapeutic assessments and treatments along the full continuum of care, including outpatient, inpatient, and long-term care settings. The Lead will contribute to program planning and implementation; coordination and evaluation of services; and allocation of resources to meet service needs Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, Days - 07:30 to 15:30New Wage:
As of April 1, 2023, the new wage is: $47.72 - $59.36/hourFort St. John
is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021)and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•A graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Program, or if educated outside of Canada has successfully completed the Canadian registration examination process.
•Currently eligible to be licensed with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC.
•Three (3) years of clinical experience.
•Membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists preferred.
•Clinical supervision and practice education preceptor experience an asset.Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to organize work, set objectives and establish priorities. Manages time and resources, implements activities to promote cooperation among the interdisciplinary team, supervises responsibilities of others, and collaborates across disciplines.
Promotes staff morale, engagement, and risk-taking. Demonstrates creative planning for change and innovations, implementation of NH policies or other protocols, and ongoing professional development of self and others.
Integrates best practice and current research evidence to support professional practice decisions and actions.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families, the public, medical staff and the members of the interdisciplinary team using, oral written and computer communication means. Demonstrated ability to effectively resolve conflict.
Demonstrated ability to integrate and evaluate pertinent data (from multiple sources) to problem-solve and make decisions effectively. Applies the problem solving process demonstrating critical thinking and decision making skills using a systems approach.
Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and a commitment to excellence in the provision of client care.
Ability to teach clients and others both one-on-one and in groups.
Demonstrated computer skills including the use of Meditech and Windows based programs. Demonstrated data analysis skills including appropriate data analysis and reporting tools. Demonstrated ability in the use of e-mail and word processing. Ability to operate other related equipment as required in the specific practice area.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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