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Occupational Therapist

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Occupational Therapist

Tracking Code
19-0477
Job Description

The Occupational Therapy Department has an opportunity for an

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, CASUAL

 

OPSEU 583 Hourly Pay Rate: $33.59 - $46.56

 

 

The occupational therapist is a strong member of an interprofessional team who embraces care of older adults in a range of inpatient settings (short term rehabilitation, low tolerance long duration rehabilitation, inpatient mental health, complex continuing care).

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts client assessments, treatment planning and intervention for older adults in a hospital setting, playing a key role in clinical decision-making and client advocacy for clients and helping with transitions from hospital to long term care and/or home
  • Comfortable with complex discharge planning situations
  • Supports a systematic, evidence-based approach to client care, program development and evaluation, and professional practice, in close collaboration with inter- professional team members, volunteers and the Occupational Therapy clinical team
  • Develops strong working relationships with OTA/PTA dual-trained assistants
  • Participates actively in the teaching programs for occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant students

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Licensure in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Experience with a geriatric population with multiple medical conditions and/or cognitive impairment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills – Meditech, MDS, Microsoft Word and Excel, NRS/FIM preferred

 

    

     

    

     

     

     

   

   

     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.

 

   

   

     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest 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 notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.

   

 

 

Job Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Position Type
Part-Time

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