Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services 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 45,000 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. Learn more.
We currently have exciting opportunities for Casual – Recreation Therapists to join our team at Cottage/Worthington Pavilions located in Abbotsford, B.C. We hire great people for outstanding jobs and need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service.
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Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer. Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.
Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be 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.
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Under the direction of the Manager, Clinical Services, the Recreation Therapist is responsible for the development, administration and evaluation of recreation and social programs to meet the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual needs of the clients in the Extended Care Unit, Discharge Planning Unit and Adult Day Care programs. This position also supervises recreation programmers.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Therapy. Three years' related experience in Geriatrics. Eligible for membership in the B.C. Therapeutic Recreation Association. Current standard First Aide and CPR Basic Rescuer Certificate.
Skills and Abilities