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Occupational Therapist - Auto IE - Across Ontario, Ontario


Position: Occupational Therapist
Department: Altum Health – Automobile Insurance Examination and Employer/Life Health Insurer Division   
Locations: Across Ontario - GTA, Hamilton, Cambridge, Ottawa, Barrie and Surrounding Area
Reports to: Manager of Employer and Insurance Services
Status: Contract / Fee for service
Altum Health is a department within the University Health Network with over 350 employees across our regional sites (Toronto, Cambridge, Barrie, Hamilton, Oakville, Ajax, Mississauga, Vaughan, Brampton, Oshawa and Scarborough) and beyond. We offer a full continuum of prevention, rehabilitation, and health care services to third party payors and individuals, including Automobile Insurers, Employers and Life/Health Insurers across Ontario, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).

At Altum Health, we believe in providing “The Right Care. Always.” by offering client-centered services that address the physical, psychosocial, and behavioral issues related to injury or illness. We actively participate in outcomes data collection, analysis and reporting, continuous quality improvement and the education and training of the next generation of health and service professionals. Our services result in positive outcomes and value to our clients and customers.

We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist with the knowledge and expertise in working independently with the ability to carry out Independent Medical Evaluations, including In Home Assessments, Functional Ability Evaluations, Hospital Discharge Planning for our Automobile Insurer’s Examinations (IE) clients and Work Site Services such as Physical and Cognitive Demand Analyses, Functional Ability Evaluations, Cognitive Functional Ability Evaluations, Return to Work and Disability Management, Job Coaching, Job Site Assessments for Employers and other insurers. Candidates must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and be able to adhere to report submission timelines of 5 business days.

• In Home Assessments (Insurer’s examination and serious injuries)
• Assessment of Attendant Care Needs, Form 1
• Address Non Earner Benefits and OCF 18 Treatment Plans
• Provide recommendations and link with community resources to facilitate devices/equipment needs
• Experience with catastrophic files preferred
• Functional Ability Evaluations
• Hospital Discharge Assessment for MVA related injuries


• Functional Ability Evaluation or Cognitive Functional Ability Evaluation experience in third party environment
• Onsite/Work Site Assessment experience such as PDA, CDA, Job Site Assessments, Ergonomic Assessments

What we look for in an Occupational Therapist:

• University Degree in respective profession as required by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
• Certificate of Registration with respective College Occupational Therapists of Ontario
• Five (5) years related experience with work related injuries, MVA and or experience in third party health care system, with strong FAE and return to work planning skills, home assessment skills
• Acquired Brain Injury experience preferred
• Excellent time management, organizational and report writing skills
• Compliance with confidentiality requirements
• Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
• Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.



University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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