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Northern Health

Occupational Therapist Ii, Sole Charge

Posted 2 days ago

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** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Occupational Therapist 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.

A staff Occupational Therapist is responsible for assessment, treatment, education and management of patients requiring Occupational Therapy. Therapy involves participation in treatment; quality assessment and ongoing continuing education in inpatient, outpatient and continuing care settings.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 08:00 to 16:00

New Wage: As of April 1, 2024, the new wage is: $42.56 - $52.95/hour

Dawson Creek & District Hospital is a 50-bed hospital that offers full service that includes inpatient care, emergency, respiratory, rehab, surgery, obstetrics & gynecology lab, medical imaging and cancer care. The hospital is the northeastern BC orthopedic and trauma centre. Visiting specialists in urology, dermatology and pediatrics is also available.

Dawson Creek has a population of 12,178 (2021) with a youthful and vibrant community that serves as a major centre for the surrounding areas. Come enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets Dawson Creek has to offer. Check out Dawson Creek for more information about this community where the northern lights shine.

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 Canadian school of Occupational Therapy, or has met the criteria for registration with the College of OT of BC.
• Hold a current license with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC.
• Preference will be given to therapists who belong to the CAOT.

Skills and Abilities:
• Physical skill and ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
• Sound professional judgment and initiative based on education and experience in the field of Occupational Therapy.
• Ability to work independently, organize time, set priorities and accurately perform work.

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.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-11

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