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Join us in developing the next generation of Registered Massage Therapists! The OV Team is a dynamic, diverse collection of healthcare professionals. We offer a positive collaborative workplace, that promotes work/life balance, allowing our team to be focused, creative, and in top form.  At OV, we educate great therapists!

 

Academic Instructor

Position: Neuroanatomy 1 & 2 Posted: 2022-09-16

Start Date:  October 19, 2022

Number of Classes- NA1 (8 classes of 10 remaining) & NA2 (19 classes)

Neuroanatomy:

This is a second–year course devoted to the study of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropathology and treatment of conditions of the nervous system. It will build on material taught in first year, and complements academic and practical classes in second year.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of course curriculum through a combination of lecture, power point and use of a learning management software (Moodle) 
  • Conducting all classes in accordance with the course outline, the class schedule, and all instructional materials adopted for the course.
  • Developing presentations, formative and/or summative assessments, and exercises that will help foster the student learning experience.
  • Qualifications: 

  • A registered massage therapist (RMT) with 2 years’ experience in the field, and a related degree. Or
  • Physiotherapist with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. Or 
  • Chiropractor with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. 
  • Post-secondary teaching experience and an interest in continuing education in adult learning is preferable. 
  • for additional information on this position please contact director
  • Contact: Katie Fairles

    Academic Director, OVCMT

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Academic Instructor

Position: Neuroanatomy 1 & 2 Posted: 2022-09-16

Start Date: January 2023

Neuroanatomy:

This is a second–year course devoted to the study of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropathology and treatment of conditions of the nervous system. It will build on material taught in first year, and complements academic and practical classes in second year.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of course curriculum through a combination of lecture, power point and use of a learning management software (Moodle) 
  • Conducting all classes in accordance with the course outline, the class schedule, and all instructional materials adopted for the course.
  • Developing presentations, formative and/or summative assessments, and exercises that will help foster the student learning experience.
  • Qualifications: 

  • A registered massage therapist (RMT) with 2 years’ experience in the field, and a related degree. Or
  • Physiotherapist with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. Or 
  • Chiropractor with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. 
  • Post-secondary teaching experience and an interest in continuing education in adult learning is preferable.
  • for full job description and frequency/number of classes for this position please contact director
  • Contact: Katie Fairles

    Academic Director, OVCMT

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Academic Instructor

Position: Musculoskeletal AnatomyPosted: 2022-09-16

Start Date: January 2023

Musculoskeletal Anatomy:

This first-year course is designed to gain awareness and knowledge of the gross anatomy of the musculoskeletal systems of the human body and understand the functioning of these systems.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of course curriculum through a combination of lecture, power point and use of a learning management software (Moodle) 
  • Demonstration of palpation and classroom management in a practical lab setting
  • Conducting all classes in accordance with the course outline, the class schedule, and all instructional materials adopted for the course.
  • Developing presentations, formative and/or summative assessments, and exercises that will help foster the student learning experience.
  • Qualifications: 

  • A registered massage therapist (RMT) with 2 years’ experience in the field, and a related degree.  Or
  • Physiotherapist with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching.  Or
  • Chiropractor with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. 
  • Post-secondary teaching experience and an interest in continuing education in adult learning is preferable.
  • for full job description and frequency/number of classes for this position please contact director

Contact: Katie Fairles

Academic Director, OVCMT

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Academic Instructor

Position: Musculoskeletal Anatomy- Maternity Leave Coverage*Posted: 2022-09-16

Start Date:  January 2023-December 2023

Musculoskeletal Anatomy:

This first year course is designed to gain awareness and knowledge of the gross anatomy of the musculoskeletal systems of the human body and understand the functioning of these systems.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of course curriculum through a combination of lecture, power point and use of a learning management software (Moodle) 
  • Demonstration of palpation and classroom management in a practical lab setting
  • Conducting all classes in accordance with the course outline, the class schedule, and all instructional materials adopted for the course.
  • Developing presentations, formative and/or summative assessments, and exercises that will help foster the student learning experience
  • .Qualifications: 
  • A registered massage therapist (RMT) with 2 years’ experience in the field, and a related degree.  Or

  • Physiotherapist with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching.  Or

  • Chiropractor with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. 

  • Post-secondary teaching experience and an interest in continuing education in adult learning is preferable.

  • for full job description and frequency/number of classes for this position please contact director
  • Contact: Katie Fairles

    Academic Director, OVCMT

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Academic Instructor

Position: Integrated Science Posted: 2022-09-16

Start Date:  May 2023

Number of Classes- 11

Integrated Science:

The goal of the course is to help students review and integrate the material from academic and practical classes, prepare students for registration exams and practice thought processes that will help them to be more effective in treating patients in their future.

This course is offered twice a year in May and September. It is taught as a part of a teaching team, with multiple lead academic instructors and one lead practical instructor

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of course curriculum through a combination of lecture, power point and use of a learning management software (Moodle) 
  • Conducting all classes in accordance with course outline, the class schedule, and all instructional materials adopted for the course.
  • Developing presentations, formative and/or summative assessments, and exercises that will help foster the student learning experience.
  • Collaboratively working with the Integrated Science team to improve course delivery, resources, and curriculum
  • Qualifications: 

  • A registered massage therapist (RMT) with 2 years’ experience in the field, and a related degree. Or
  • Physiotherapist with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching.  Or
  • Chiropractor with massage therapy understanding and interest in teaching. 
  • Post-secondary teaching experience and an interest in continuing education in adult learning is preferable.
  • Contact: Katie Fairles
  • Academic Director, OVCMT

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Administrative Assistant

Posted: 2022-09-16

Full time, minimum 30 hours per week

Wage:  $22-25 per hour

Who we are:

Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy is a Nationally Accredited, BC RMT owned and operated, private post-secondary college that is committed to providing the highest quality massage therapy education.  We are dedicated to developing future therapists through excellence, engagement, and community.  As part of our students’ clinical education, we strongly promote health and wellness education and services to the local community

The opportunity:

This unique administrative position is an exciting opportunity for a career minded individual who is focused on exceptional attention to detail in their primary role of administrative/accounting support and customer service for the administration department. Do you like working with people in a fast-paced environment?  If so, you will love working in our lively environment with our energetic and inclusive team at OVCMT.

Typical days and hours:  Tuesday – Friday, Days – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (with 5th day possible, during limited peak times in the year)

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package
  • Diverse mix of staff and fun events
  • Free of charge massages in our Student Clinic
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education

In this role you will:

  • Process accounts receivable/payable, bank reconciliation
  • Maintain records to regulation standards
  • Provide technical support to faculty and staff
  • Provide internal and external customer service
  • Coordinate meetings and events

Here’s what you bring:

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, Sage 50 software, Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of High school diploma, and office administration certificate or relevant experience is preferred

We would love to hear from you.  Join our team and make a difference in healthcare education.  Please apply with your resume and cover letter to  Nancy Ashley,  Administrator

Closing date: October 31 2022. 

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Clinical Supervisor

Posted: 2022-09-16

 For the last 27 years OVCMT has been providing excellence in Massage Therapy education.   We are accredited by the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA)) and Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) accredited school.  

If you are interested in sharing your skills as an RMT with students that will inspire you, and have experience with patients in one or more of the following catagories;  pregnancy, sports, cancer, scar, or orthopedic, systemic, or neurological conditions, we would love to hear from you.

Education and Experience:

- Must be a Registered Massage Therapist  in good standing with the CMTBC

- Minimum two years' experience practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist.

Skills and Competencies:

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Commitment to providing excellent instruction and guidance to students

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Part-time hours: 2.5 - 12 per week

Contact Terry Francis, Clinical Director 

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Teaching Team

Posted: 2022-06-01

OV is always interested in the connecting with healthcare professionals and educators with an interest in joining our team. We offer teacher training opportunities, a health plan and great work/life balance.  If you  want to share your knowledge and experience with the next generation of RMT's we would love to hear from you! 

contact:

Katie Fairles, RMT- Academic Director

Robynne Madill RMT- Practical Director 

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