Jackie Parobec, BA., MSc. OT

Jackie is Meridian’s Kamloops office manager and also acts as contract lead for our WSBC Community OT contract and Extended Care facilities contracts. She completed her degrees at the University of Alberta before settling in Kamloops to follow her passion for complex discharge planning, seating assessments and prescription, PTSD/anxiety treatment, and residential care. Jackie appreciates the diversity of her career as an OT, with the opportunity to assist her clients in the physical, cognitive, and emotional domains of their recovery. Outside of the office, Jackie loves spending time on the lakes and trails of sunny Kamloops with her husband and her dog, Parker.

 

Qualifications and Memberships

Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy – University of Alberta
Bachelor of Arts in Recreation, Sports, & Tourism – University of Alberta
Member of the British Columbia College of Occupational Therapists
Ride custom seating certification
Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum Moving and Handling Level 1 Certification
Progressive Goal Attainment Program Provider
IHA Dysphagia trained professional


Areas of Practice

Case Management
Community Rehabilitation
Dysphagia
Post-Concussion Rehab
Seating Assessments and Prescription
Spinal Cord Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehabilitation
Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Work Hardening and Work Conditioning Programming
Job Site Visits and Job Demands Analysis
Return to Work Coordination
Ergonomic Evaluations
Progressive Goal Attainment Program Services (PGAP)
Residential care contract services
Exposure therapy (Anxiety/PTSD)
Orthopaedics

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