|Job Title:||Occupational Therapist 2 - Home Health|
Robert & Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre
Pender Community Health Centre
|Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible until return of incumbent|
|Salary:||$35.05 - $43.73 per hour|
|Hours:||08:40-16:30 with a 1/2 hour unpaid lunch. Shifts are Monday to Friday with some weekends on call.|
ABOUT HOME HEALTH PROGRAMS:
Home Health programs provide a range of health care and support services to people living in the community who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs.
THE CLIENT POPULATION:
Home Health clients typically have on-going health issues and/or complex personal and/or social issues, requiring care planning and coordination of appropriate resources. Clients include frail elderly, younger clients with disabilities, and adults with chronic illnesses requiring supports to maintain/promote independence. Robert and Lily Lee Family serves the Grandview, Woodlands and Commercial Drive neighbourhoods. Pender serves Gastown, Chinatown, Strathcona and the Downtown Eastside neighbourhoods.
Within the context of a client directed framework and continuum based care model and in accordance with the Essential Competencies of Practice of the College of Occupational Therapists of BC and the vision and values of the organization, working without general supervision, the Occupational Therapist plans, delivers, evaluates and provides care coordination to address the needs of the clients and families experiencing functional impairment and acute/chronic disease within community, ambulatory and/or institutional settings. Collaborates with family members or significant others, inter-disciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers as needed, to address the client’s functional/physical/occupational/ social/cognitive/perceptual/environmental needs to maximize capabilities, community participation, recovery from or adaptation to illness/impairment and achieve excellence in health services and education. Contributes to the organization and delivery of occupational services by participating in program quality assurance initiatives, meetings, research and education.
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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