JOB POSTING #888839
Position: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Site: TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department: ALLIED HEALTH
Salary: $36.38 - $45.47 per hour
Hours: Various hours & shifts as required; Mainly weekend coverage
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As an integral member of the Allied Health Department, the Occupational Therapist will: provide quality occupational therapy services to patients at Toronto General Hospital within the framework of patient centred care; communicate effectively with members of the interprofessional team; provide education to patients, their families, occupational therapy students and interdisciplinary team members; and participate in interdisciplinary rounds, meetings, committees and quality initiatives in the Department and relevant Programs/Services; and assist with coverage of other service areas where required. The candidate will perform all other duties as required.
Completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy (B.Sc. (OT)) or equivalent
Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
Member of Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and/or Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT) is preferred
1-2 years experience in an acute care hospital is preferred
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) certification required
Experience with psychosocial and physical health and related assessment and intervention skills addressing occupational performance
Experience with splinting, neurological dysfunction, as well as seating and positioning is preferred
Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
Demonstrates strong and effective written, oral, and nonverbal communication skills
Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job
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.
POSTED: November 25, 2021 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
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 and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 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.