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Community Therapists is a dynamic interdisciplinary rehabilitation provider with a 25 year history of service in British Columbia. We deliver clinic & community based programs for clients with physical, cognitive, developmental and psychological disabilities. We offer a dynamic, supportive and flexible environment for you to gain new skills or focus on your present areas of expertise.

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Current Openings

Occupational Therapists

Medical Legal OT

If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession through collegial learning, collaboration and continuing education, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you. Our team of over 35 OTs and our culture of support and innovation offer unrivaled opportunities for professional growth and development. Relocation assistance is available for out of province candidates.

We are looking for clinicians that are curious, analytical and interested in continuous improvement. If this sounds like you, please read below.

Available Territories:

  • Burnaby
  • Surrey

POSITION DETAILS

This position involves completing both Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) and Cost of Future Care Assessments (CFC).

FCEs are conducted over 6-8 hours to determine work and activity relevant abilities and limitations. Assessments are funded by a variety of parties representing both plaintiffs and defendants with respect to personal injury, medical malpractice, insurance entitlement and duty to accommodate obligations. Depending on referral objective, workplace based Job Demands Analysis may also be required. CFCs involve assessment in the client’s home environment and case specific research to determine future care needs including equipment, services, therapeutic interventions and personal care requirements as appropriate. FCEs are conducted in our Burnaby or Surrey Guildford offices whereas CFCs may be conducted anywhere in Metro-Vancouver.

The Medical Legal position can also be combined with a community based rehabilitation caseload depending on therapist interest and experience.

WHY JOIN COMMUNITY THERAPISTS?

  1. Flexibility – Decide how much and what type of work you want to take on
  2. Competitive contract based remuneration – get paid well on a semi monthly basis
  3. Virtual Office - Work from anywhere, any time with our virtual office
  4. Fantastic Admin Support - Great support so you can focus on your clients
  5. Clinical Support – Get access to efficient and effective clinical support in a timely manner
  6. Stay Engaged – We meet regularly to review evidence & collaborate to improve quality
  7. & many more reasons…..click here

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical legal experience is a strong asset
  • Minimum 3 years OT experience to be considered
  • Experience providing Return to Work Rehabilitation services is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are required
  • Experience working with insurance fee payers (WorkSafeBC, ICBC etc) is an asset
  • Current member of COTBC or registration pending
  • Strong aptitude for report writing and attention to detail is required

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Laura Doig, CHRP at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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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Return to Work Rehabilitation & Community Home Health – Multiple Locations

If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession through collegial learning, collaboration and continuing education, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you! Our inspired practice of OTs, PTs, SLPs, Counselors, Psychologists and Rehabilitation Assistants offer numerous benefits for both experienced and junior therapists alike. Our team of over 35 OTs, our strong orientation/mentorship programs and our culture of support and innovation in a diverse clinical and payer environment offers unrivaled opportunities for professional growth and development. With practice groups in Home Health, Return to Work, Brain Injury, Driver Rehab, Medical-Legal and many more areas, we can establish a case mix and career path that leverages your past experience in Return to Work while stretching your skills in new areas of practice. Learn more about the benefits of working with us here.

We are looking for clinicians that are curious, analytical and interested in continuous improvement. If this sounds like you, please read below.

Available Territories:

  • Greater Vancouver – Vancouver, North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster
  • Fraser Valley – Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
  • Tri-Cities – Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
  • Northern BC including but not limited to: Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat and Mackenzie
  • West Kootenays
  • Vancouver Island – Victoria, Nanaimo
  • Interior Region – Kamloops, Kelowna

This position primarily involves RTW rehabilitation for clients recovering from physical injuries and secondarily (depending on candidate experience), MTBI. Duties include functional assessments, job site visits and development of graduated return to work plans as well as liaising with the client’s healthcare team, insurer and legal counsel if applicable. While some client’s may only have vocational needs, others require a period of rehabilitation to increase independence in home and community settings before or concurrent to their RTW program. Funders include insurers and government agencies and the OT will utilize Rehabilitation Case Management to facilitate client access to appropriate health services. 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. Primary health populations include Orthopedics, General Medical and MTBI. Secondary health populations include Mental Health and Chronic Pain.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work or practicum experience in return to work rehabilitation a strong asset
  • Commitment to continuous learning through professional development courses
  • Experience in WorkSafeBC programs such as OR2, RTWSS & FCE is also favourable
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; strong negotiation skills
  • Experience working with insurance fee payers (WorkSafe BC, ICBC etc.) is an asset
  • Able to work independently as well as with a multi-disciplinary team is required
  • Current member of COTBC or registering pending

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Laura Doig, CHRP at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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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Community Home Health & Brain Injury Rehabilitation

If you are looking for a practice culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession through collegial learning, collaboration and continuing education, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you! Our inspired practice of OTs, PTs, SLPs, Counselors, Psychologists and Rehabilitation Assistants offer numerous benefits for both experienced and junior therapists alike. Our team of over 35 OTs, our strong orientation/mentorship programs and our culture of support and innovation in a diverse clinical and payer environment offers unrivaled opportunities for professional growth and development. With practice groups in Home Health, Return to Work, Brain Injury, Driver Rehab, Medical-Legal and many more areas, we can establish a case mix and career path that leverages your past experience in Return to Work while stretching your skills in new areas of practice. Learn more about the benefits of working with us here.

We are looking for clinicians that are curious, analytical and interested in continuous improvement. If this sounds like you, please read below.

AVAILABLE TERRITORIES

  • Greater Vancouver – Vancouver, North Shore, Burnaby, New Westminster
  • Fraser Valley – Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack
  • Tri-Cities – Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
  • Northern BC including but not limited to: Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat and Mackenzie
  • West Kootenays
  • Vancouver Island – Victoria, Nanaimo
  • Interior Region – Kamloops, Kelowna

This community based position involves Home Assessments to determine equipment, home support and attendant care needs and Cognitive Rehabilitation to increase client independence in home and community settings. Graduated activity programs to increase physical tolerances or facilitate Community Integration also form a part of this role. Working with funders including health authorities, insurers and government agencies, this position requires OTs to utilize Rehabilitation Case Management to facilitate client access to appropriate health services. Primary health populations include Brain Injury (TBI & Stroke), Complex Orthopedics and General Medical. Experience working with individuals affected by brain injury (stroke, TBI) or other neurological disabilities is required.

QUALIFICATION

  • Clinical work experience required
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; strong negotiation skills
  • Experience working with insurance fee payers (WorkSafeBC, ICBC etc) is an asset
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a multi-disciplinary team as required
  • Commitment to continuous learning through professional development courses
  • Current member of COTBC or registration pending

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Laura Doig, CHRP at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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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Kinesiologists

RTWSS Kinesiologist

Join our dedicated team of Kinesiologists, OTs & PTs. If you are looking for a company culture that keeps you engaged and interested in your profession through learning, collaboration and continuing education, then Community Therapists would be an ideal fit for you. We offer competitive remuneration, amazing admin support, clinical support and virtual office and practice resources to facilitate your success with clients and their funders!

POSITION DETAILS

Primary Caseload: Return to Work Support Services

Available Territories: Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey

Return to Work Support Services (RTWSS) is a WorkSafeBC funded service. The goal is to provide services which may include a Job Site Visit (JSV) and Graduated Return to Work (GRTW) Planning and implementation to assist injured workers in returning to their pre-accident job. Direct communication with physicians, WorkSafeBC board officers and other members of the client’s healthcare team may also be required. For those interested, the RTWSS caseload can be combined with an active rehab caseload.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have at least one years’ experience in conducting Job Site Visits and GRTWs
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or Human Kinetics
  • Must be a member of BCAK
  • Must possess individual professional liability insurance
  • Must have a reliable vehicle to use for work with insurance in your name
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, self-confidence and self-awareness
  • Experience working with an insurance fee payer (e.g. WorkSafe BC, ICBC etc) is required
  • Able to work independently as well as with a multi-disciplinary team as required

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources Manager, Laura Doig, CHRP at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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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