MSc (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent
Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
Membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy and/or Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists preferred
Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator under any system (Metriks, Workwell, Matheson, etc…) preferred
Certified Psychotherapist preferred
Cognitive-Behavioral therapy training/certification preferred
Minimum of 1-2 years OT experience
Minimum of two (2) years related experience in the treatment of clients/patients with work related injuries, MVA and/or experience in the third party health care system preferred
Minimum three (3) years relevant experience in assessing and treating patients with a focus on Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury including Concussions preferred
Return to work planning skills preferred
Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and good judgment and ability to multi-task
Strong interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills
Ability to be self-directed and effectively problem-solve
Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and within an interprofessional team
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work (learn) within various IT platforms
Ability to work flexible hours
Ability to demonstrate a customer service philosophy
Ability to function in a consult model, as appropriate
Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors
Assess, manage and treat clients/workers based on regulatory requirements and within expectations set out by the Service Level Agreements of the OWN program.
Customer and client centered approach to deliver excellent service, both clinically and administratively
Completing timely comprehensive reports summarizing assessment and treatment findings utilizing excellent written communication skills.
Coordination of OWN services within the interprofessional team, inclusive of adhering to comprehensive reporting requirements within our Service Level Agreements
Review and interpret reports from Program, Partner, and Community clinicians to provide excellent customer and client centered services.
Liaise with third party funders and community health care professionals to coordinate care and return to work initiatives in a timely manner, ensuring client/workers smooth transition to the workplace.
Participation in the collection and analysis of business benchmarks and clinical outcome measures
Participate in program planning, continuous quality improvement and evaluation
Participate in discharge planning, liaising with community partners/stakeholders, as appropriate
Participate in interprofessional rounds as necessary and relevant
Complete timely and thorough clinical documentation
Pursue continuous professional development, which includes active participation in O.T. Professional Standards & Issues Committee, attendance in relevant in-service educational programs.
Participate in service planning and development of advances in practice, as appropriate.
Participate in student education (e.g. student preceptorship, labs, tutorials)
At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.