The Occupational Therapist, under the direction of the Clinical Manager, is responsible for completion of professional activities that include : assessment, treatment, education, and management of clients requiring Occupational Therapy intervention, in accordance with professional standards.
Clinical Responsibilities :
Documents assessment results, goals, treatment, client progress and discharge plans.
Adhere to Bayshore ICS Policies and Procedures
Must be willing to travel
Masters Degree or recognized equivalent in Occupational Therapy. Registered and in good standing with College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
Preference of three years providing Occupational Therapy services. Experience with in-home assessments and treatments; knowledge of the legal system, particularly medical / legal report writing is an asset.
Other Skills and Abilities
Experience with assessment and treatment of patients with neurological impairments (e.g. stroke, ABI), courses related to treatment of aforementioned (e.
g. NDT, FES), adept with cognitive assessment, ADP authorizer preferred, own vehicle is a must, experience with home safety assessment, recommending adaptive equipment
Enjoy working with clients of all ages in multiple treatment environments. Strong communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and decision-making skills. Ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent manner.
Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team. Demonstrated knowledge of personal computers and proficiency with secure email.
Commitment to continual learning. Valid driver’s license.
Current criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screen
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
The Occupational Therapist must demonstrate ongoing competency in completing all duties and responsibilities of this job description, in response to changes by the regulating body, as well as agreed upon specific goals and objectives.
Performance will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with a formal review at the end of the three month probationary period and subsequently, on at least an annual basis.
Input will be sought from employees and consultants at the branch and National Service Centre as applicable.