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Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Mobility

Competition #:838820

Job Title:Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Mobility


Job Category:Health Disciplines

New Work Type:Full-Time Temporary

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:14/03/19

Closing date:04/04/19

Salary Range:$36.78 - $43.91 per hour

Length of Temporary Assignment:12 months

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0

The Inpatient Mobility Unit is seeking an Occupational Therapist with excellent communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills who is comfortable working in a high-pressure environment.  This exciting and challenging opportunity will be of interest to a results oriented individual who is committed to the provision of high quality care.


  • Provision of Occupational Therapy to promote, maintain or restore health and wellbeing through engagement in meaningful occupations in the areas of self-care, productivity and leisure. Occupational therapy services will include assessment, treatment, consultation, discharge planning and education to patients, family members/caregivers, external agencies and SMH staff.
  • Able to work effectively as a member of an interprofessional team, collaborating with other disciplines to provide comprehensive patient care and complex discharge planning
  • Contributes to the academic mandate of the organization as an educator, resource or support for staff, students and members of the academic and professional community
  • Identifies and addresses educational needs for patients and their families
  • Demonstrates commitment to ongoing professional development in order to continue to provide optimal patient care
  • Is committed to, and participates in, ongoing quality improvement initiatives within the organization
  • Provides patient care in accordance with all professional and organizational standards
  • Fabricate various types of splints, is proficient at administering cognitive assessments, and capacity assessments for long-term care


  • Must have a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Occupational Therapy
  • Must be currently licensed by and in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO)
  • Current CPR certification
  • 1-2 years orthopaedic and neurology experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Proven flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills as relates to patient care
  • Demonstrated commitment to and involvement with own profession (e.g. membership with professional association, etc.)
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends
  • Must have an excellent attendance record

Must be willing to work evenings and/or weekends as directed by the Program.