We currently have a Casual opportunity for a Occupational Therapist position in the Veterans Centre at our Bayview Campus.
Summary of Duties
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to promote resident quality of life and enable engagement in occupations of everyday living to residents in the Veterans Centre. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with residents, families and interprofessional team members to provide evidence-based best practice.
Conduct occupational performance assessments
Plan, implement and monitor interventions focusing on: wheelchair prescription and seating, daily functioning, cognition, perception and pressure relieving devices or skin and wound care/aids/devices
Educate interprofessional team, families and students as needed related to resident occupational performance issues
Maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge through continuing education and professional development and seek opportunities for involvement in practice-based research and knowledge dissemination
Maintain resident records, complete workload measurement and MDS statistics in accordance with facility and COTO standards for practice
Participate in profession specific and interprofessional activities in support of the Sunnybrook Occupational Therapy Service and the department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto
Practice in accordance with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario required
Membership in CAOT and /or OSOT
Previous experience working with older adults required
Seating assessment experience preferred
Palliative Care experience an asset
ADP authorizer an asset
Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
Creative problem-solving skills
Demonstrated commitment to Person-Centred Care
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 191661 to:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.