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Occupational Therapist

VHA HOME HEALTHCARE.

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Healthcare Services and Wellness

At Champlain Rehab Solutions, we strive to provide spectacular care for seniors and adults living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently in their home, in comfort and with dignity.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career experience, flexible hours, growth opportunities, competitive compensation and meaningful relationships with clients and staff, then you belong at Champlain Rehab Solutions!

 

We are currently seeking a Part Time Bilingual (conversational French) Occupational Therapist in Ottawa

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Assessment and implementation of Occupational Therapy interventions in a community settings
  • Assess clients using interviews, standardized and informal assessment techniques in accordance with professional practice guidelines and standards established by Champlain Rehab Solutions.
  • Attend client related meetings to report on assessment findings and discuss plans for interventions, progress reports and discharge as required.
  • Ensure coordinated delivery of care through ongoing communication with all members of the client's team regarding plans and schedules for interventions.
  • Document all assessment findings, treatment plans, progress and discharge summaries of interventions as required by the profession, referral source and the agency.
  • Implement client interventions based on assessment information, client input and in conjunction with the client's integrated care plan.
  • Ensure that services provided are best practice, evidence based and evaluated through the routine use of valid and reliable outcome measurement.
  • Adhere to the code of ethics of the profession, in maintaining standards of practice for the profession as defined by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
  • Prepare statistical records of client care and related activities as required by Champlain Rehab Solutions, the Ministry of Health, and other agencies.

 

Occupational Therapist Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a recognized program for Occupational Therapy.
  • Member of the Ontario College of Occupational Therapists.  
  • Membership in Professional Association preferred
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Extensive experience within the professional discipline.
  • Specialized courses to support areas of clinical expertise.
  • Knowledge of community care requirements and resources available.
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Utilizes an evidence-based to achieve client-centered outcomes.
  • Familiar with the routine use of valid framework and reliable outcome measures to support clinical interventions.
  • Flexibility to provide services outside of normal business hours based on client needs.
  • Demonstrate commitment to client and family centered care.
  • Demonstrate ability to recognize safety concerns, communicate effectively using a computer and/or mobile device.
  • ADP authorization status a strong asset

 

 

 

 

About VHA Home HealthCare

With the help of 2,000 health care professionals, VHA Home HealthCare has been creating opportunities for more independence for 90 years. Serving clients in eight Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), our client and family centered, community-based approach provides nursing, rehabilitation, personal support and home support services. Offering competitive pay, benefits, flexibility and career support, we're looking for compassionate health care professionals to join our team. Let's continue to provide spectacular care to Ontarians living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity.

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What it's like to work at VHA Home HealthCare

Supporting health care in Ontario

We are a not-for-profit organization providing 24/7, multi-lingual health care and support services to Ontarians of all ages and levels of need. At VHA, our culture is centered around our clients. We’re a community-oriented, compassionate team who believes in providing the best quality care.

Supporting independence

Our vision is that everyone receives community support and home health care when, where and how they want it, and our mission is to create possibilities for more independence. Our core belief is that care must be client-driven, collaborative and committed.

Supporting an enriching experience

In-home personal support and health care provide a unique and rewarding experience that you won’t find in a hospital. It’s a different kind of care, one that offers clients the extra support and attention they need, and gives you the opportunity to get to know them on a personal level.

A look inside VHA Home HealthCare

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Benefits & Perks

Supporting your needs

At VHA you can also look forward to:

Flexible work schedules Continuous learning Comprehensive benefits package for eligible staff Pension Plan
Supportive team environment Professional development activities Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Supporting your career

You’ll have easy access to supervisors and other members of the team for support and guidance. We’ll also financially support your professional development and help you fit your courses into your schedule. Plus, you and your family can access free counselling and other programs through our EAP.

VHA Home HealthCare Testimonials

Prathipa Balendran
Over the past few months, I’ve learned the importance of having the knowledge, skills and judgement in providing competent and safe care to some of the most vulnerable clients–children. I definitely have to thank VHA for facilitating and supporting my growth as a paediatric nurse. I work with such a wonderful team!

Prathipa Balendran, Registered Nurse - VHA Home HealthCare

Emily Fern
Everyone has been very supportive of me as a new hire and it’s been great to have had so much help getting started. I’m really impressed with all the ongoing learning opportunities VHA provides.

Emily Fern, Occupational Therapist - VHA Home HealthCare

Hannah Mohan
I have really appreciated the support that VHA offers. As a new hire, they provided me with a mentor who has been incredibly helpful as I learn about working in this role.

Hannah Mohan, Occupational Therapist - VHA Home HealthCare

Tsimba (Tina) Vudisa
Every day when I go home I’m so happy because I know that I made the difference in people’s lives. When I’m working with them (clients), the way they’re happy, the way they thank me. I can say that I can make a smile in people’s lives. And each time I can see that, for me it’s so rewarding.

Tsimba (Tina) Vudisa, Personal Support Worker - VHA Home HealthCare

Occupational Therapist, VHA HOME HEALTHCARE., Ottawa, ON, CANADA