Occupational Therapist
SickKids
Toronto, ON
The Occupational Therapist (OT) provides occupational therapy consultation, assessment and intervention to promote and facilitate the development of skills and behaviours essential to daily living and to minimize the impact of disability on functional independence. The role is targeted for the ambulatory Chronic Pain Program, to work with an interdisciplinary team as well as participate in pain education and ongoing role development.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

Develop and implement a plan of intervention for children/families in collaboration with the health care team.
Provide expert occupational therapy assessment and intervention for children with chronic pain.
Support the academic health sciences centre by providing/sharing knowledge with families, the public and other professionals internal and external to the Hospital.
Provide evidence-based care by integrating research with practice.
Maintain a commitment to lifelong learning and create, utilize and/or disseminate new knowledge to others.
Here’s What You’ll Need

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy or Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy.
Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
Clinical experience and student supervision experience.
Paediatric and outpatient experience is preferred.
Experience working with clients with Chronic Pain preferred.
Ability to collaborate effectively with the University as a member of the health care team.
Ability to take initiative and leadership when appropriate.
Outstanding interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to utilize your critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Attention to detail and efficient time management.
This is a temporary contract for 18 months.