Occupational Therapist - Psychiatry

Kenora, ON

Occupational Therapist – Psychiatry  Full- time

June 18, 2020


Lake of the Woods District Hospital, a fully accredited 71 bed hospital located on beautiful Lake of the Woods in Kenora, ON, has an opening for a full-time Occupational Therapist position in inpatient adult Mental Health. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Occupational Therapist will participate in the assessment and treatment of individuals admitted to the inpatient unit. Specifically, they will address an individual’s occupational performance as it relates to daily functioning and will develop/implement individual and group programming aimed at maximizing function in both current and potential environments. This position is required to provide support to the inpatient occupational therapy on an ad hoc basis to ensure patient care needs are met.  


Successful applicant will be a graduate of a Baccalaureate or Master’s program in Occupational Therapy, and will be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. Knowledge of First Nations culture and traditions, and experience working with individuals who have serious mental illness are considered assets.


SALARY:  As per CUPE 3634 Collective Agreement


Please submit all applications, stating qualifications, on or before Thursday, July 9th, 2020. by responding to the internal website.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807- 468-9861


Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Lake of  the Woods District Hospital

The Lake of the Woods District Hospital meets the immediate healthcare needs of residents of the City of Kenora, as well as a large surrounding area, including several First Nations Communities.

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