Community Occupational Therapist – Victoria

Community Therapists



*COMMUNITY OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (Victoria)*

If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you!. Established in 1989, Community Therapists is BCs largest OT-owned and operated practice with 50 OTs working throughout BC.

Our team includes PTs, Kinesiologists, Rehabilitation Assistants, and Counsellors. Our culture of innovation and diverse practice offers many opportunities for professional growth and development.

With practice groups in Pediatrics, Home Health, Concussion/Brain Injury, Mental Health, Driver Rehab, and many more areas, you can establish a case mix and career path that leverages your past experience while stretching your skills in new areas.



*Why Join Community Therapists?*


1. *Flexibility* – Decide how much and what type of work is right for you
2. *Competitive pay* rates that align your productivity with what you take home
3. *Work from Home* – Work from anywhere, any time
4. *Incredible Admin Support* – focus on what you do best and let us handle the rest
5. *Stay Engaged* – Structured Mentorship, monthly team meetings & education provide an opportunity to learn, collaborate and share new ideas
6. Join an *amazing workplace culture* that balances autonomy with connection & support
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Ready *access to Rehabilitation Assistants* to help you deliver your programs
8. *Leadership that has you back* – OT leaders regularly advocate for the OT profession & our team
9. Work with us and do what you love, in a place you enjoy, with colleagues you admire!



We are looking for clinicians that are curious and interested in continuous improvement.

Learn more about What we Do, What we Stand For, and why you should Join Usat

*Our Why?*
In a true partnership between clinicians and management, we are guided by a shared vision to empower our clients to function more fully in the settings that matter to them, fulfill important life roles, and return to a variety of meaningful activities including work and community life.


*What’s our ‘Secret Sauce’?*
Private practice requires the right combination of support, resources, and opportunities for clinicians to grow and remain engaged in their work. We believe we have found the right balance between clinician autonomy and practice support and guidance.

As a local OT-owned practice, we are focused on long-term outcomes that will benefit all stakeholders.

*Position Details*


*Available Territories*: Victoria and surrounding areas


This position involves working with a diverse group of funders to assist clients with a range of limitations. Health populations and case mix can be customized based on your interest and experience.

Duties include *Functional Assessments*, *Job Site Visits* and development of *Graduated Activity* and/or *Graduated* *Return to Work* plans as well as liaising with the client’s healthcare team and payer representative. You will use your exceptional communication, clinical and organizational skills to deliver outcomes that change peoples lives by helping them function more fully in the settings that matter to them, fulfill important life roles and return to the activities that give them purpose.

Many of our clients require a period of *Active Rehabilitation* to increase independence in home and community settings before *RTW* can be considered. You will develop knowledge of funder contracts and community resources to facilitate your client’s access to appropriate health services and will implement a variety of therapeutic strategies to facilitate your client’s success.

For clients recently discharged from hospital or those with ADL difficulties, *Home Assessments* to determine equipment, support and attendant care needs also form part of the duties. Health populations include Orthopedics, Mental Health, Neuro (e.g.

Concussion/Brain Injury) and Persistent Pain.



*Qualifications*

* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Reliable vehicle to use for clinical appointments
* Experience working with agency payers is a strong asset
* Commitment to continuous learning through professional development courses
* Current member of COTBC or eligible for registration
* Minimum 1 year of paediatric OT work experience is required
* 2 years overall clinical work experience is preferred (work experience as a behavioural interventionist with paediatric clients will be considered)


*How to Apply*
Please email your resume and cover letter to Operations & HR Manager, Laura Doig via Indeed. Please specify the position you are applying for in your email subject.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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Job Type: Part-time



Pay: $60.00-$75.60 per hour

Benefits:
* Casual dress
* Company events
* Flexible schedule
* Work from home
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday


Licence/Certification:
* Are you a member of COTBC or eligible for membership? (required)

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