Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?
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 territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. 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.
Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (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 individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
Work Days--Tues-Thurs; some room for negotiation
(NOTE: if you are interested in more hours, it would be quite common to be able to work casual hours in other communities.)
In community mental health centres, you will work with adult clients referred by their Most Responsible Clinician for support with diverse occupations such as: volunteering, education, social activities, community navigation, daily routines, or dating.
You will also be asked to assess client's IADL support needs and make impactful recommendations to enhance supports.
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Abiding by Fraser Health Policies and Procedures impacting rehabilitation and recovery services, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides direct and indirect specialized occupational therapy services to clients of their area of practice using recognized occupational therapy tools and techniques. Services include client assessment, planning, group and individual interventions, and transition planning; consultation with and education for other professionals, contracted agencies and natural supports; and support services for clients and natural supports. The Occupational Therapist engages with individual clients and support systems as full collaborators in service planning, delivery, and evaluation; develops partnerships with community agencies to encourage client participation; focuses on occupational performance (person-occupation-environment) from a psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) perspective for Mental Health & Substance Use program clients; provides input into the evaluation of process and outcomes to ensure quality of services; participates in joint planning with team members for overall service delivery to clients, and works collaboratively with MHSU staff, agencies, and community service providers. This position may be required to work in different settings such as at more than one location within an assigned geographical area, or within a virtual/remote service delivery environment.
Education and Experience
Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC). Two (2) years'' recent related experience working in a community mental health and/or substance use setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Valid B.C. Class V Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for business purposes.
Skills and Abilities
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