Occupational Therapist I

City White Rock
Job ID 2022-23244
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Occupational Therapy
Posting Date
11 months ago(7/21/2022 3:45 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Part Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Days Off
Long-Term Care, Assisted Living & Specialized Populations
Salary at Time of Posting
$40.84 - $50.80 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


This vacancy is subject to the requirements of the Facility Staff Assignment Order (the “SSO”) issued by the Fraser Health’s Medical Health Officer further to the Order issued by the Provincial Health Officer on April 10, 2020 (amended April 15, 2020) (the “PHO Order”).


Effective October 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

Position Highlights

We are currently looking to fill an exciting Relief Part Time position as an Occupational Therapist I at Dr. Hogg/Weatherby Pavilions - Peace Arch Hospital located in White Rock, BC. This position available until July 15, 2023 or return of incumbent.

Valued Benefits

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.


We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a phenomenal place to work! We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


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Detailed Overview

Reporting clinically to the Professional Practice Chief / Clinical Practice Leader, Occupational Therapy, and administratively to the Manager, Clinical Operations, this position provides occupational therapy treatment programs in accordance with hospital/facility policy. Duties include assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring occupational therapy treatment programs, communicating with patients/families, other healthcare givers and the community, maintaining patient records and statistical data, delegating components of treatment to assistants/aides, facilitating student learning, preparing and delivering presentations, attending departmental and hospital-wide in-service and educational programs and assisting with departmental maintenance and quality management.


  1. Utilizing an evidence-based approach, assesses patient's occupational performance by methods such as reviewing records, interviewing the patient, family and team members, and gathering relevant information.

  2. In collaboration with the patient, plans individual and/or group occupational therapy treatment programs by establishing and prioritising expected outcomes, discussing implementation options, and determining resources available.

  3. Implements occupational therapy treatment programs utilizing diverse intervention approaches to promote, develop, maintain and/or restore occupational performance potential.

  4. Monitors the quality and outcome of occupational therapy treatment programs by determining the purpose, method and criteria of the evaluation, implementing the evaluation, and analyzing and interpreting results. Uses results for future planning and to improve service delivery.

  5. Delegates components of treatment to assistants/aides by instructing, observing and monitoring treatment provided to ensure quality patient care. Provides input for the performance evaluation of the assistants/aides.

  6. Provides consultation, liaison and education to patients/family, other health team members and the community to ensure comprehensive service delivery, promote teamwork and avoid service duplication.

  7. Maintains patient records, clinical outcome measures and statistical data in accordance with department, facility and professional standards.

  8. Participates in interdisciplinary, departmental and professional development and education to maintain on-going professional competency.

  9. Provides instruction, feedback and supervision of students to facilitate student learning, by modelling professional and ethical occupational therapy practice.

  10. Prepares and delivers presentations on subjects related to Occupational Therapy to facility staff for in-service and orientations, and to the general public.

  11. Assists with departmental maintenance, process structure, planning and quality management issues by assisting to develop and maintain occupational therapy programs, supportive documentation, resource material, and equipment and materials.

  12. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation from an approved program of Occupational Therapy.

Currently registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC).

Eligible for membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia Essential Competencies of Practice.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Demonstrated ability to teach, consult and advise.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others both within and outside the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment and take initiative to ensure effective and timely delivery of services.

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and promote change.

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and effectively deal with conflict situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Basic computer literacy.


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