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Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Mobility
Job Title:Occupational Therapist - Inpatient Mobility
Job Category:Health Disciplines
New Work Type:Full-Time Temporary
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.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- 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.