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Occupational Therapist - Temporary Full-Time (Occupational Therapy)



Department / Unit:

Occupational Therapy

Position Type:

Temporary Full Time

Bargaining Unit:

OPSEU Paramed

Posting Date:

2021/12/21 12:00

Closing Date:


Reporting to the Director Health System Integration, the Occupational Therapist (OT) provides occupational therapy consultation, assessment and intervention to promote the development of skills and behaviors essential to minimize the impact of disability on functional independence.

The Occupational Therapist develops and implements a plan of intervention for inpatients in collaboration with the health care team. Specifically, you will provide expert occupational therapy assessment and treatment recommendations for patients on the acute care units, as well as in the Complex Continuing Care (CCC)/Assess and Restore Unit. You are a strong team player and enjoy a mixed patient case load.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• BScOT/MScOT or equivalent required
• Registered and licensed with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO)
• Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in acute and/or rehabilitation hospital environment preferred
• Experience with assessment of cognition, mobility and safety with the elderly and/or chronically ill
• Experience doing splinting using multiple mediums preferred
• Knowledge of community resources an asset
• Experience in positioning and wound prevention an asset
• Strong computer skills
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
• Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to utilize your critical thinking and problem- solving skills
• Excellent time management skills and demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
• Demonstrated ability to work with an Occupational Therapy Assistant to develop plans of care and modify as necessary
• Excellent team player
• Appropriate lifting techniques
• Acceptable performance and attendance records

Extra Information

  • All job offers will require compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for proof of full vaccination unless provided with a medical exemption or an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
  • The duration of this position is approximately 6 months


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