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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 nearly 45,000 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.
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Abiding by Fraser Health policies and procedures and as a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides direct and indirect specialized occupational therapy services to clients 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. 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), physical function from a psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) perspective for the 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 care staff, agencies, and community service providers. Provides client and family-centered care through an Indigenous cultural safety lens, trauma-informed, harm reduction approach and evidence-informed practice. Ensures that individuals with living/lived experience and their family members are supported in navigating the health care system. Establishes a welcoming therapeutic environment and promotes client self-determination and independence.
This position may be required to work at more than one location within an assigned geographical area.
Education, Training, 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 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: