Occupational Therapist – REHAB 05/24

  • Full Time Temporary
  • Anywhere

Job Summary:

The Occupational Therapist (OT) will join an interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation and health professionals in the delivery of services in an acute care facility. Services/programs offered include inpatients and outpatients, Assess & Restore, and Assistive Devices Program (ADP).

Qualifications:

·         Graduate from a recognized school of Occupational Therapy

·         Registered, or eligible for registration, with the College of Occupational       Therapists of Ontario (COTO)

·         Ability to prioritize professional duties, manage multiple patients, and efficiently organize workload in a busy, fast-paced environment

·         Ability to function within an interdisciplinary healthcare team

·         Experience with assistive device/equipment assessment and prescription is considered an asset

Job Duties:

·         Workload includes client care of acute and chronic inpatients, long-term care     residents, and outpatients

·         Assess, plan, implement and evaluate treatment programs for a variety of patients including orthopedic, medical, neurological, and surgical

·         Participate in the discharge planning of clients and liaise with community resources

·         Assess and prescribe assistive devices and equipment

·         Provide clinical support/direction to rehabilitation assistants and support staff

·         Prioritize patient safety

·         Responsible for the assessment of clients, establishment and evaluation of treatment programs, and discharge for clients at the hospital site, outpatient programs (Community Physiotherapy Clinic, or other); may also include residents in the Long-Term Care facility.

·         Development and implementation of preventative and therapeutic courses of intervention following current, evidence-based methods and practices

·         Maintain records in accordance with Occupational Therapist’s Standards of Practice

Salary:       $36.72- 52.78. In accordance with CUPE collective agreement.

Competition No.    REHAB 05/24

Please quote on your application.

Closing Date:When filled.
Submit Application To:

Human Resources Recruitment
Box 909, Sioux Lookout, On P8T 1B4
(807) 737-3030, Email: careers@slmhc.on.ca, Fax: (807) 737-6263

Send your resume and cover letter to

careers@slmhc.on.ca

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.