#251-19 Occupational Therapist, Rehabilitation Services, Full-time, Alliance Wide

Stratford, ON

POSTING DATE: July 8, 2019                                                                                               POSTING # 251-19 (OPSEU)
EXPIRY DATE: July 15, 2019

                                                                     HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                                    NOTICE OF VACANCY

 

POSITION: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Site: Alliance Wide
Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY:
Occupational Therapists are regulated health care professionals who help people learn or re-learn to manage the everyday activities that are important to them, including caring for themselves (self-care) or others, caring for their homes, participating in paid and unpaid work and leisure activities.

The people with whom Occupational Therapists work may be having difficulties as a result of an accident, disability, disease, emotional or developmental problem or change related the normal aging process.

Occupational Therapists help prevent disabilities through interventions and formal programs. At the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance, Occupational Therapists work in the following clinical areas: acute medicine, complex continuing care, rehabilitation (inpatient and outpatient), outpatient hand therapy, outpatient paediatric services and inpatient mental health.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Therapies and Professional Practice

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY: $33.59 to $46.56 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
- Graduate of a recognized accredited program in Occupational Therapy
- Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO).

Experience:
- Clinical expertise and experience in acute care, neurological and general rehabilitation, complex continuing care, and mental health

- Clinical expertise and experience in specialty areas of hand therapy and paediatric occupational therapy are required by assignment to these clinical areas.
- Experience with inpatient service delivery is an asset.
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices.

Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to practice effectively in an inter-professional collaborative environment
- Sound understanding of the role of a variety of rehabilitation professionals in the provision of stroke rehabilitation
- Working knowledge of and experience with theories and principles guiding adult learning and patient self-management approaches
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, problem solving and innovation skills
- Proven flexibility and a high level of initiative
- Evidence of continued professional growth and/or professional development
- Appreciation of resource utilization
- ADP certification preferred
- Computer skills, particularly Meditech, MS Office, and/or other software
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please con

 

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