Director of Operations
Phone: 204-779-1887 Ext: 28355
Tracy is the Director of Operations for Vital Life in Winnipeg. An industry expert with more than 15 years of successful experience in Clinical Rehab, Business Administration and Client Services, Tracy has a proven ability to foster relationships and develop solutions to achieve client satisfaction and improved business performance.
With a background in Business Administration, Physical and Nutritional Therapies, her education and experience in a wide range of disciplines are instrumental in focusing on key areas of client relations, defining and achieving strategic goals and performance targets, people management, training and development, and process improvement. Embracing the core values of integrity, honesty and balance, Tracy is passionate about working to continually grow our organization and her own knowledge and skills. Tracy is proud to be a part of a strong and diverse multidisciplinary team who work well together to achieve innovative and effective solutions for our clients and customers. A health and wellness enthusiast, she enjoys keeping an active lifestyle, travel, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Rehabilitation Consultant (Kelowna, BC)
Yun completed her post-secondary education at the University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Human Kinetics) and the University of Alberta (Masters of Science in Physiotherapy). Over the course of her professional career, Yun has worked as a registered physiotherapist in a variety of settings including hospital, private clinic, and has completed additional training to offer specialized care including Pilates-based Physiotherapy and acupuncture. Yun has more recently moved into Rehabilitation Consultant roles, with Healthcare Benefit Trust and Great West Life since 2013.
Yun enjoys an active lifestyle in her free time including trail and snowshoe racing, paddleboarding, hiking, skiing, and biking. Yun is also a Stott-certified Pilates Instructor and trained fitness instructor, substitute-teaching Pilates, spin and Bootcamp-style classes when her schedule allows.
- Bachelor of Human Kinetics/BHK (2002)
- Masters of Science of Physiotherapy/MScPT (2006)
- Rehabilitation Consultant since 2013
Rehabilitation Consultant (Nakusp, BC)
Terri has over 30 years of experience in the field of health and wellness, and vocational rehabilitation. She holds a Master of Social Work, (Counselling Psychology), and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor. She specializes in vocational rehabilitation counselling, mental health, and employment services. Terri is also a current 500 hour trained registered yoga teacher.
Rehabilitation Consultant (Kelowna, BC)
Susanne has worked as a rehabilitation consultant since 2005, working with clients in five school districts, as well as working with clients from WorkSafe and insurance companies. Other work experience includes individual and group counselling in a 28-day residential treatment centre. Susanne has a Masters of Social Work and a Diploma of Fine Arts. She has 5 years working as group and individual Therapist in Addictions and Substance Abuse. Susanne enjoys gatherings with family and friends and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, swimming and golf. Creative outlets include painting, photo book-making, and other artistic pursuits.
Health & Wellness Consultant (Okanagan Region, BC)
Laurie has been working as a registered nurse in the Okanagan Valley for the past 23 years. She has specialized in the field of community rehabilitation for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and providing interventions and resources for optimal neurological outcomes. She is adept at providing instrumental support and direct to people with the co-occurring conditions of mental health and addictions issues as they relate to ABI.
Laurie utilizes a holistic, strengths based approach to health and wellness. Her passion lies in helping people to actualize their potential and regain their functional abilities and physical health.
When not advocating for her clients, Laurie enjoys travelling the world, hiking the Okanagan Valley and singing in a band.
Allison Hampton (ON LEAVE)
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant (North Okanagan)
Allison Hampton graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology from McMaster University. Allison has worked in the field of Disability Management for almost 15 years. Her work experience includes vocational rehabilitation, ergonomics, wellness programs, work place mediation, CBT and chronic disability management. She has extensive experience facilitating recovery for clients with chronic pain, mental health, injury and illness.
Allison is a Certified Progressive Goal Attainment Program provider; and has training in ergonomics, cognitive and physical demands analyses and Functional Capacity Evaluations. Allison has experience providing programs and services to numerous agencies including insurers, unions, ICBC, WorkSafe and Employers.
Allison enjoys a very active lifestyle - running, biking, and snowboarding with husband and her three children. She volunteers to support her children's interests with school and sporting activities.
Anders Johnson(ON LEAVE)
Rehabilitation Consultant (Kimberley, BC)
Graduated with a bachelor of management degree in Human Resource Management 15 years working in the Vocational Rehabilitation Management Specialize Voc Rehab Counselling, employment services, job placement and disabilities management developing rehabilitation and disability plans, personal care assessments, return to work action plans for various service providers, employers and clients. Conducted vocational / cognitive testing, job placements, labour market research, training plans and employability assessments.
- Past Director for Kimberley and District Community Foundation
- Past President of the Kimberley Bavarian Society Chamber of Commerce.
- Past Director for 2010 Kimberley Olympics Opportunity Committee
- Past Vocational Director for the Kimberley Rotary Club.
- Past chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Youth for Kimberley Society.
Rehabilitation Consultant (West Kootenays, BC)
Jane Byers has worked in the fields of disability management and ergonomics since the mid-1990’s. She is a full member of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists as well as the Vocational Rehabilitation Association. She competed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Hon) in 1990. She has prevented injuries and facilitated return to work with firefighters and construction labourers, truck drivers and office clerks. She is focused on injury prevention through good ergonomic design and fostering resilience in workers with disabilities.
Rehabilitation Consultant (Nelson, BC)
Martha Clark has worked as a registered occupational therapist in various settings for over 25 years. Work experience includes rehabilitation of clients with acquired brain injury: vocational rehabilitation and disability management; and working with clients with chronic pain, injury and illness, and mental health challenges to regain function for a meaningful life. Martha has advance training as a Work Capacity Evaluator (RMA) and as a Cognitive Functional Capacity Evaluator. She has also completed post graduate training Ergonomics, Life Care Planning, and is a Certified Progressive Goal Attainment Program provider. Martha enjoys working with complex clients assisting them to optimize independence and resume their usual life roles. Martha has experience providing education and services to numerous agencies including insurers, unions, ICBC, WorkSafe, and employers. Martha enjoys an active lifestyle in her mountain community of Nelson, BC – skiing, hiking, gardening and exploring with her children. She recently completed a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with a goal of exploring mindfulness and meditation. She volunteers to support her children’s interests with Scouting, school and sporting activities.
Rehabilitation Consultant (Kelowna, BC)
Patricia is a Registered Social Worker with a Master of Social Work Degree from University of Toronto, Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from University of Victoria and Diploma in Addiction Studies from McMaster University. Her employment history includes comprehensive experience developing vocational rehabilitation plans and assisting clients overcome barriers, enhance quality of life, improve well-being and achieve goals. She also possesses extensive addictions treatment, crisis intervention and counselling experience assisting clients with physical, social, emotional and mental health issues. Patricia believes in a holistic approach providing personalized, compassionate, respectful, ethical, non-judgmental client-focused support and services. She grew up in Kelowna and enjoys an active lifestyle including water and snow skiing, cycling, running, hiking and yoga.
Patricia is actively involved in her 2 children's numerous sporting activities and is a volunteer board member for the Apex Ski Club.
Occupational therapist (Cranbrook, BC)
Jessica Callele has worked as a registered occupational therapist in various settings for 15 years. Jessica has curated skills in a variety of areas such as mental health, neuro rehabilitation, ergonomics and work related injuries and rehabilitation. She believes the role of an occupational therapist and Rehabilitation Consultant is to use her expertise in helping others achieve their best possible self. Jessica has experience providing services to numerous agencies including insurers, unions, ICBC, WorkSafe, and employers. Jessica loves exploring the Kootenays in both work and play. She loves to express the beauty she sees in the people and environment she encounters through art and song.
Blair Weber graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Following completion of his degree, Blair become involved in all things involving Occupational Health and Safety. His early involvement in a clinical role working with WCB clients convinced him that in order to make a change in the industry, he had to take a proactive role in prevention of injuries, not in simply treating the injuries that already occurred. With that in mind he acquired his certification in 2010 as a National Construction Safety Officer in Alberta, then took the next step in 2018 in his professional development by writing for and passing his examinations to receive the prestigious designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional. Through the course of his career, Blair has worked in claims and process management, substance abuse and occupational fitness to work testing, health and safety consulting, policy and procedure development, ergonomics, field safety supervision, rehabilitation, and injury management. Over the past decade, Blair has worked in production and distribution facilities, natural resource acquisition sites, office buildings, and medical clinics. Blair’s experience in claims management have given him valuable insight into the processes involved in vocational rehabilitation and the importance of keeping people at work in a safe and productive manner.
Vital Life Inc. recognizes that our competitive advantage is a direct result of our ability to attract and retain the best in the business. We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package along with flexibility and opportunities for professional growth.
We are always looking to expand our team of professionals across Canada and welcome your inquiry. To view current openings, please visit CBI Careers.
OUR CURRENT POSTINGS
We are currently seeking Resource Aides to work within our Specialized Community Solutions program. Specialized Community Solutions provides quality community based care to individuals living with complex cognitive, behavioural and physical challenges. Click Here to view more details.
LOCATION: Cranbrook, BC
We are currently seeking a Health and Wellness Consultant, Contractor to develop comprehensive rehabilitation plans and facilitate work based programs for the regions of the East Kootenays. Travel is required. This is a home-based position that offers professional autonomy and excellent remuneration. Click Here to view more details.