Make us your choice…
Overview <ul><li>Northern Health  </li></ul><ul><li>Rehab Services </li></ul><ul><li>What do we offer you </li></ul><ul><l...
Summary of the Organization <ul><li>December 2001 (16 boards into 1) </li></ul><ul><li>$520 million annual budget </li></u...
Community View <ul><li>The area served by Northern Health covers nearly 2/3 rds  of the province of British Columbia </li>...
Northwest Northeast Northern Interior
Northwest Northern Interior
Organizational View <ul><li>The  vision  of Northern Health is to be a model of excellence in rural health care.  </li></u...
Northern Health:  Realizing the Vision <ul><li>Major health initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chronic Disease Preventi...
Northern Health's Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist Services Workforce <ul><li>The Rehab Professionals working in No...
<ul><li>Broad scope of practice for Rehab Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of inter & trans disciplinary teams <...
Benefits <ul><li>Group Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you die from any cause, $50,000 will be paid to your beneficiary or e...
From Student to New Graduate <ul><li>You are about to make many important decisions </li></ul><ul><li>The choices you make...
At Northern Health we have  something special to offer <ul><ul><li>An environment that is supportive as you transition fro...
At Northern Health we have  something special to offer… <ul><ul><li>Eligibility for BC provincial loan forgiveness </li></...
At Northern Health we don’t just create jobs we develop careers <ul><li>New Graduate Rehab professionals hired into full-t...
Bang for your buck… <ul><li>Average house price $230,000 </li></ul>Its not how much you make, but how much you  save that ...
Choose Northern Health <ul><li>For the opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>For the challenge </li></ul><ul><li>For the lifesty...
Speech Language Pathology: Public Health: • Preschool - birth to school entry population •   Adult services in some Northe...
Public Health Speech-Language  Programs <ul><li>Speech services in Northern Health are found in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acu...
Physiotherapy <ul><li>Physiotherapy is the primary health care profession that promotes wellness, mobility and independent...
Physiotherapy con’t <ul><li>Physiotherapists in NH work in the following settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home & Community ...
Occupational Therapy <ul><li>Occupational Therapy is a health profession concerned with promoting health and well-being th...
Occupational Therapy con’t <ul><li>Occupational therapists in NH work in the following settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hom...
Rehabilitation Assistants <ul><li>Provide support to Occupational Therapists, Recreation Therapists, Physiotherapists, and...
Rehabilitation - Recreation
Recreation Services <ul><li>The role of Therapeutic Recreation in Northern Health, is to provide or facilitate the provisi...
Recreation Staffing <ul><li>Recreation Services in the NH are found in Residential Complex Care, Assisted Living, Mental H...
Lets consider your lifestyle This is our backyard…
 
Good Luck as  you embark on your rehab professional career
Questions contact recruitment at toll free 1-877-905-1155  or visit our web site at  www.northernhealth.ca
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  • The area served by Northern Health covers approximately 588,000 sq. km. and has the lowest population density per square kilometer of any BC Health Area, Many communities such as Hartley Bay, Lax kw’alaams and Gingolx are only accessible by floatplane or boat, weather permitting. Others such as Good Hope Lake, Takla, Dease Lake and Kluskus are accessible by gravel roads that require driving times of 6 – 12 hours under optimum conditions
  • The area served by Northern Health covers approximately 588,000 sq. km. and has the lowest population density per square kilometer of any BC Health Area, Many communities such as Hartley Bay, Lax kw’alaams and Gingolx are only accessible by floatplane or boat, weather permitting. Others such as Good Hope Lake, Takla, Dease Lake and Kluskus are accessible by gravel roads that require driving times of 6 – 12 hours under optimum conditions
  • Rehabilitation Services Overview

    1. 1. Make us your choice…
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Northern Health </li></ul><ul><li>Rehab Services </li></ul><ul><li>What do we offer you </li></ul><ul><li>Lifestyle choices </li></ul>
    3. 3. Summary of the Organization <ul><li>December 2001 (16 boards into 1) </li></ul><ul><li>$520 million annual budget </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Health & Prevention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental Health & Addiction Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals & Health Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home & Community Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aboriginal Health </li></ul></ul><ul><li>7,000 plus employees </li></ul><ul><li>Health Service Delivery Areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North West </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern Interior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North East </li></ul></ul><ul><li>300,000 northerners </li></ul><ul><li>40,000 First Nations </li></ul>
    4. 4. Community View <ul><li>The area served by Northern Health covers nearly 2/3 rds of the province of British Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>The vast geography, the small widely distributed population, and the differing needs of each community present unique challenges </li></ul>
    5. 5. Northwest Northeast Northern Interior
    6. 6. Northwest Northern Interior
    7. 7. Organizational View <ul><li>The vision of Northern Health is to be a model of excellence in rural health care. </li></ul><ul><li>The mission of Northern Health is as follows: Northern Health will build and strengthen the health of communities, relationships, and people in Northern BC; </li></ul><ul><li>Values </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern Health is committed to improving the health of all the people of Northern British Columbia. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This will be achieved through: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A spirit of collaboration and strengthening of communities . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It will be done with: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Honesty and integrity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accountable decision making and a culture of respect. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There will be a commitment to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning and innovation and continuous improvement. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Northern Health: Realizing the Vision <ul><li>Major health initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chronic Disease Prevention Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Palliative Care </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cancer Control Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aboriginal Health </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NH collaborates with UNBC on research development and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>research utilization/ knowledge exchange initiatives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Northern Medical Program </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances Northern Health as a teaching environment </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical Information System </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health Link North is a Central Information System and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>will change the experience of health care for both the </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>patient and the practitioner </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Northern Health's Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist Services Workforce <ul><li>The Rehab Professionals working in Northern Health are represented by the HSA, HEU and BCGEU. </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy, Physio Therapy, Recreation Therapist, Audiologist, Speech Language Pathologist, Assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Health Rehab professionals work in a variety of acute and community care settings and represent a broad spectrum of areas of practice within the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Wages, Check Website www.northernhealth.ca </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Broad scope of practice for Rehab Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of inter & trans disciplinary teams </li></ul><ul><li>Possibility of working across continuum of care in some communities </li></ul><ul><li>Possibilities for new initiatives in primary health care </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to develop research/evidence-based practice projects ($25,000 annual fund) </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity & inventiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Neuro disorders - add MS & palliative care </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for & recovery following surgery </li></ul><ul><li>Positioning / mobility assessments & prescriptions </li></ul><ul><li>For RTAs - add extended care </li></ul>
    11. 11. Benefits <ul><li>Group Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you die from any cause, $50,000 will be paid to your beneficiary or estate. If you are terminally ill, up to 50% (maximum payment $25,000) may be paid to you in advance. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accidental Death and Dismemberment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you die accidentally, $50,000 will be paid to your beneficiary or estate. If you suffer an accidental dismemberment or loss of use, a scheduled amount will be paid to you. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Long Term Disability * </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are totally disabled beyond 5 months, you will receive a monthly benefit based on a percentage of your earnings. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dental </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will be reimbursed for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100% of basic services; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60% of major reconstruction services; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>60% of orthodontic services ($2,750 lifetime maximum). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Extended Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You pay the first $25 a year (deductible). Then you will be reimbursed for 80% of eligible expenses and 100% of eligible out-of-province/out-of-country emergency expenses. The lifetime maximum, per person, is unlimited. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>* Excluding members of H S A under the Paramedical Agreement, as LTD coverage is provided by H S A LTD Trusts #1 and #2. </li></ul>
    12. 12. From Student to New Graduate <ul><li>You are about to make many important decisions </li></ul><ul><li>The choices you make now will impact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your career path </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your lifestyle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your debt load </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. At Northern Health we have something special to offer <ul><ul><li>An environment that is supportive as you transition from </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a new graduate to an experienced Rehab professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preceptorship program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On-going education and professional development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Development of mentorship program </li></ul></ul></ul>
    14. 14. At Northern Health we have something special to offer… <ul><ul><li>Eligibility for BC provincial loan forgiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more information please go to the StudentAidBC site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers of full-time, part time or casual employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our relocation assistance is at the top of our industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuition reimbursement of $500 per year to support ongoing education </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. At Northern Health we don’t just create jobs we develop careers <ul><li>New Graduate Rehab professionals hired into full-time, part-time and casual positions at Northern Health </li></ul><ul><li>The graduates were hired to Prince Rupert, Terrace, Smithers, Burns Lake, Vanderhoof, Prince George, Quesnel, Dawson Creek and Ft. St. John </li></ul><ul><li>The new graduates accepted positions in areas Acute, Public Health, Mental Health, Community Care. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008 Northern Health will offer similar positions </li></ul>
    16. 16. Bang for your buck… <ul><li>Average house price $230,000 </li></ul>Its not how much you make, but how much you save that determines your financial success! <ul><li>Average rental rate $750 - 900 Square Feet </li></ul><ul><li>For housing prices in specific areas of Northern Health please call 1-877-905-1155 </li></ul>$2972 annual $247 monthly $9,369 annual $780 monthly Property Taxes, Utility, etc $69,426 $1511 monthly $218,843 $4,766 monthly Interest Cost (5 years) (mortgage 6.5%) $11,500 $36,250 Down Payment ( 5%) $230,000 $725,000 Average House Price Prince George (Northern BC) Vancouver (Lower mainland)
    17. 17. Choose Northern Health <ul><li>For the opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>For the challenge </li></ul><ul><li>For the lifestyle </li></ul>
    18. 18. Speech Language Pathology: Public Health: • Preschool - birth to school entry population • Adult services in some Northern Health sites • Work closely with other early intervention programs to provide an integrated service - child development centres, Aboriginal Headstart programs, Infant development programs, Aboriginal Infant and Family development programs, supported child development programs, preschools, daycares • Comprehensive family-centered speech language services • Some clinics have the support of Speech Language Therapy Assistants • Networking groups exist to support SLP’s who work in smaller clinic Acute Care: • Adults & elderly • Critical member of multidisciplinary rehab team • Work with variety of disorders: dysphagia, voice, stroke, brain injuries, progressive conditions, etc
    19. 19. Public Health Speech-Language Programs <ul><li>Speech services in Northern Health are found in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acute Care, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rehab, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assisted living & Complex Care, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community and Public Health </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some clinics enjoy support of Speech Language Therapy Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Networking groups exist to support SLPs who work in smaller clinics </li></ul>
    20. 20. Physiotherapy <ul><li>Physiotherapy is the primary health care profession that promotes wellness, mobility and independent function. Physiotherapists have advanced understanding of how the body moves, what keeps it from moving well and how to restore mobility (Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA), 2007). </li></ul><ul><li>Physiotherapists manage and prevent many physical problems caused by illness, disability and disease, sport and work-related injuries, aging, and long periods of inactivity (CPA, 2007). </li></ul><ul><li>Physiotherapists are skilled in the assessment and hands-on management of a broad range of conditions that affect the musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, and nervous systems, including but not limited to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maximize mobility for clients with neurological disorders such as stroke, spinal cord injury or Parkinson’s disease </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oversee rehabilitation in the home after injury or illness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pre- and post-natal care and other women’s health conditions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation and Recovery before and after Surgery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Treat and manage respiratory and cardiac conditions (CPA, 2007) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Palliative Care </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Physiotherapy con’t <ul><li>Physiotherapists in NH work in the following settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home & Community Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adults and elderly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work in clients’ home and extended care facilities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with a variety of diagnoses/disorders such as neurological, orthopedic and musculoskeletal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams across the continuum care </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Patient centered care is the cornerstone of service delivery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adults, elderly and paediatrics (in some locations) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Essential member of the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with a variety of diagnoses/disorders such as neurological, orthopedic and musculoskeletal </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Occupational Therapy <ul><li>Occupational Therapy is a health profession concerned with promoting health and well-being through occupation. Occupation refers to everything that people do during the course of everyday life. The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people who have experienced a change in function because of illness, injury or disability to participate in the occupations which give meaning and purpose to their lives (Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), 2004). </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational therapists are skilled in the assessment, intervention and evaluation of people’s ability to perform daily activities such as self-care, work, study, volunteerism and leisure (CAOT, 2004). This may be demonstrated in the following ways: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maximize functional mobility within the home and community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oversee rehabilitation in the home after injury or illness as it relates to daily activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate return to work </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Occupational Therapy con’t <ul><li>Occupational therapists in NH work in the following settings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home & Community Care </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adults and elderly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work in clients’ home and extended care facilities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with a variety of diagnoses/disorders such as neurological, orthopedic and musculoskeletal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adults, elderly and paediatrics (in some locations) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Essential member of the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work with a variety of diagnoses/disorders such as neurological, orthopedic and musculoskeletal </li></ul></ul></ul>
    24. 24. Rehabilitation Assistants <ul><li>Provide support to Occupational Therapists, Recreation Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Speech Language Pathologists </li></ul><ul><li>Work in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acute Care, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rehab, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assisted Living, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Day Programs, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home & Community Care </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Critical member of multidisciplinary health care team </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to work in rural clinics and regional centers </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to work with collaborative rehab team and also within specific disciplines </li></ul>
    25. 25. Rehabilitation - Recreation
    26. 26. Recreation Services <ul><li>The role of Therapeutic Recreation in Northern Health, is to provide or facilitate the provision of programs or services which promote optimal physical, social, cognitive, and emotional function and address leisure awareness and leisure interests. </li></ul><ul><li>This is accomplished through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of individualized assessment of function </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of client centered goals based on assessed needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of an individualized intervention plan to meet established goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishing of documentation process to record progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of an evaluation process to analyze effectiveness of service or intervention plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interdisciplinary collaboration to ensure that interventions and services are integrated and coordinated to ensure continuity of care </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. Recreation Staffing <ul><li>Recreation Services in the NH are found in Residential Complex Care, Assisted Living, Mental Health Residential and Community, and Psych Inpatients </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation Services are staffed by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreation Therapists : Diploma/Degree in Recreation Therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreation/Activity Directors or Practitioners : Graduation from a recognized Recreation Program plus one year experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreation Assistants : Completion of recognized Recreation courses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All Recreation staff members require their Class 4 license </li></ul>
    28. 28. Lets consider your lifestyle This is our backyard…
    29. 30. Good Luck as you embark on your rehab professional career
    30. 31. Questions contact recruitment at toll free 1-877-905-1155 or visit our web site at www.northernhealth.ca
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