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Occupational Therapist II - Acute Rehabilitation, Sunny Hill Health Centre, BC Children’s Hospital

Occupational Therapist II - Acute Rehabilitation, Sunny Hill Health Centre, BC Children’s Hospital

Using an in-depth knowledge of biological, behavioral, social and occupational sciences, help patients by providing multidimensional and expanded assessments and interventions by analyzing the dynamic relationship between clients/patients and families, the environment and occupation. This role focuses on occupational performance in the areas of self-care, productivity and leisure within the context of a client and family centered care model in the Eating Disorders unit at BC Children’s Hospital.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide Occupational Therapy assessments using advanced skill, knowledge and clinical reasoning within the assigned area. 
  • Assess the need for specific client/patient equipment including home/lifestyle adaptations on and off-site and assists clients/patients and families to obtain specific equipment to meet the individual needs of the client/patient.
  • Request funding and liaise with suppliers regarding equipment needs. 
  • Apply advanced clinical knowledge and reasoning to the development and implementation of occupational therapy treatment programs for clients/patients including developing innovative solutions to assessment and treatment issues. 
  • Document information including relevant clinical data, assessments, treatment plans, progress reports and outcomes.  

You have:

  • A baccalaureate degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia. 
  • Two (2) years of recent, related experience including one (1) year in pediatrics or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. 
  • 50 hours of post graduate course work/training related to additional procedures, techniques and job functions for assigned area. 

You can:

  • Communicate effectively in groups, one-on-one and in writing. 
  • Work independently and in collaboration with others. 
  • Establish workload priorities in collaboration with others. 
  • Function as a team member, motivator and facilitator.
  • Provide effective consultation. 
  • Develop educational programs and materials. 
  • Operate related equipment. 
  • Physically perform the duties of the job. 
  • Critically appraise research evidence. 

If this sounds like you, apply now!

About Us

BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 17, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British ColumbiansPHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

  • Casual Opportunity
  • Wage: $35.05 to $43.73 per hour
  • Monday to Friday; 0830-1630
  • Rotating schedule
  • 3644 Slocan Street, Vancouver, BC V5M 3G1

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