Lifemark Seniors Wellness is one of the largest rehabilitation focused companies dedicated to providing therapy solutions for seniors.
With over 30 years of experience, we are a preferred partner of more than 185 LTC homes, 55 retirement communities and provide over 180 senior dwellings with physiotherapy, occupational therapy and therapeutic group exercise programming.
As Canada's largest physiotherapy company, our purpose is : Movement to a better life. For our staff, the Lifemark difference is based on 4 pillars : We foster innovative thinking;
assist with career development; we support personal health and wellness; and devoted to making a real impact in the communities that we live and work in.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our growing team!
Location : Comox Valley, BC
Start date : Immediate
Schedule : Monday-Friday Status : Part Time
Specific requirements : Must have access to a vehicle to travel to various work locations.
Our Occupational Therapist for Seniors Wellness is responsible for a wide range of activities. They will travel to various locations in the area, making mobility to see clients a must.
In this role you will :
Perform clinical evaluations, including admission assessments, ADL assessments, specialized seating and positioning assessments
Identification of appropriate equipment needs with initiation of recommendations
Consult with local vendors regarding equipment trials and complete applications / funding letters to Ministry of Health, insurance agencies and other funding parties
Provide informal education on seating and positioning, independence with activities of daily living, wheelchairs and adaptive aides as well as providing ongoing education to clients and family to improve function, independence and safety
Provide ongoing evaluation of restraint use, wound prevention, falls and injury prevention.
Record assessment and treatment interventions in the client's chart as per guidelines established by the College of Occupational Therapists
Successful applicants will possess :
Minimum 2 years experience as a fully Registered Occupational Therapist is preferred
Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy
Registration with the Provincial College of Occupational Therapists
Preferably experienced within LTC or another seniors' care setting
A valid Vulnerable Sector screening check