Job Posting

Registered Occupational Therapist

Job Type: Part Time, Contract
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Occupational Therapists (3143)
NOC Job Title: Occupational Therapist Rehabilitation Consultant
Expires in 10 days
Expires: 2021-09-28
Last Updated: 2021-08-19

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Job Number: 675843




Job Location(s)

Victoria, British Columbia

Job Description

Neuromotion Centres for Neurological Rehabilitation is a group of 3 physiotherapy clinics that are uniquely positioned to treat people with neurological impairments. We have locations in Victoria, Vancouver, and Surrey. Our Victoria Center of Rehabilitation houses a non-profit adaptive fitness facility, an orthotist and audiologist office, and a multidisciplinary team including physiotherapists, kinesiologists, a massage therapist, a speech-language pathologist, and a clinical counsellor. Our goal is to provide the BEST rehabilitation experience possible for British Columbians with neurological conditions.

What will you focus on?

§  Conducting initial assessments, consultation, and treatment sessions for clients both in-clinic and in their places of residence, recreation, and/or vocation.

§  Providing a variety of clinical interventions, including but not limited to:

o   Therapeutic exercise programs

o   Recommendations on environmental modifications

o   Basic seating assessments and recommendations on seating/positioning

o   Mobility aid prescription

o   Recommendations and resources with regard to adaptive equipment

o   Cognitive, memory, perceptual training

§  Creating, building, and maintaining effective communication & connections with a multidisciplinary team, clients, employers, referral sources, family members and other occupational therapists

§  Referring clients to community resources and other health professionals and services when indicated. Advocates on behalf of clients and the health care system.

§  Documenting accurate and timely charts including relevant assessment, treatment plans, and progress reports. Completes reports regarding client progress as required by funders.

§  Maintaining and updating knowledge in Occupational Therapy through continuing education opportunities, reviewing recent literature, and connecting with other professionals.

§  Encouraging clients with positive reinforcement to reach their goals

§  Providing a calm and empathetic demeanor in difficult situations.

§  Optimizing and maximizing your daily schedule

§  Abiding by all Covid-19 safety regulations

§  Organizing other tasks as needed

What do you bring?

 §  Current practicing registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC)

§  Graduation from a recognized university program with a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy

§  Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)

§  Experience working with individuals with neurological conditions (NDT/Bobath training an asset, but not required)

§  2+ years of professional experience is an asset

§  Ability to use creative and structured approaches to assist clients to maintain and gain independence in ADLs and IADLs.

§  Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other correspondence

§  Ability to communicate using different styles and methods to suit individual clients and situations

§  Flexibility, empathy, positive energy, a passion to help

§  Leadership skills

§  Laughter

 What can we offer you?

 §  Contracted employment

§  A positive, rewarding, and collaborative team environment

§  A private space in a busy clinic

§  A competitive financial offer

§  Community involvement

§  A chance to laugh at work and create lasting relationships with both co-workers and clients.

 

 


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How to Apply

Expiring: Sep 28, 2021

Contact: Carla McBeth