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Occupational Therapist

Posting Number 1186780

Are you someone who enjoys participating in approved occupational therapy and interprofessional research? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? Do you have knowledge of patient and family centred model of care? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Occupational Therapist to join the Rehabilitation Department at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Surrey is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities and its land mass makes it the largest city in the province, equal to the size of Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby combined.

Known as the City of Parks, Surrey has over 6,000 acres of parkland and 15 golf courses and driving ranges. Also, despite rapid growth, Surrey has held onto the rural flavour of its past, with about 35 per cent of its land designated as agricultural and still actively farmed.

Build on your education and experience as you:

  • Participate in team/program activities required to enhance and optimize the delivery of care and to facilitate evidence-based practice.
  • Promote quality and safety principles, identifies processes/procedures that require improvement and provides recommendations for review.
  • Act as an occupational therapy resource to other occupational therapists, rehabilitation assistants, and students by assisting with orientation and demonstrating procedures.
  • Evaluate and documents the effectiveness of interventions by methods such as conducting ongoing assessment and monitoring of patient responses, evaluating changes in health status, function and occupational performance against pre-determined goals and expected outcomes, and modifying the intervention strategy to achieve and maintain optimal functional independence and occupational performance.
  • Participate in the interprofessional care planning process for patients as appropriate by ensuring the plan is established and implemented effectively, updating care plan and intervening as appropriate, and collaborating and communicating on issues that will affect the care/transfer/discharge plan.
  • Implement interventions in accordance with established treatment guidelines and educates patients and caregivers regarding self-management, health promotion and injury/disability prevention.

To join the organization we require you to have:

  • Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC)

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

Curious to learn what it’s like to work here? Like us on Facebook (@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram (@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights.

 

 

 

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