Occupational Therapist

Website Sault Area Hospital

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager of Rehabilitation, the successful candidate will provide assessment, program planning, treatment, follow-up and program evaluation to both inpatients and outpatients following standards set by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment, program planning, treatment, follow-up and program evaluation to clients in the hospital and community.
  • Act independently in prioritizing patient needs to ensure individual patients on caseload receive appropriate intervention in a timely manner.
  • Provide education and consultation to client and family, caregivers and other health care professionals in the hospital and community to promote optimal level of occupational performance.
  • Provide effective written and verbal communication according to hospital and departmental guidelines.
  • Provide supervision and education to occupational therapy students, Co-operative Education students, summer students and students from
  • Rehabilitation Assistants Program (Community Colleges).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO).
  • In-depth knowledge of techniques for assessing and treating basic cognitive abilities and activities of daily living.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to assist in providing relevant care to clients as well as observing and evaluating treatment effects
  • Must maintain current Professional Portfolio and participate in audit process as required by the (COTO).
  • Graduate of an accredited university program in occupational therapy that meets academic and clinical requirements for registration with COTO.
  • Pass in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists national certification exam.

Job Details:

Company: Sault Area Hospital

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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