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Occupational Therapist - Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital

Location: Vaughan
Job Code: 15689
Employment Status: Casual
# of openings: 2

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

SE Health is currently seeking Occupational Therapist to work at the new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital across all inpatient (inpatient: Ortho and Stroke).  Occupational Therapist will provide patient management through all stages of assessment, treatment, consultation and follow-up services to patients.  The successful candidate will be familiar working in a team environment and in delegating treatment to appropriately qualified therapy assistants.   

As the successful candidate, you are a graduate of an accredited program in Occupational Therapy and are a member in good standing of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.  You demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a high level of initiative and adaptability to rapidly changing demands. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducting occupational therapy assessments in acute and rehab populations.
  • Planning and implementing patient centered, goal-directed treatment programs.
  • Provide treatment interventions in collaboration with Therapy Assistants.
  • Document patient care interventions, formulating goals and recommendations.
  • Input and monitor workload in accordance with SE and Mackenzie Health requirements.
  • Make recommendations regarding discharge and liaise with inter-professional team members as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A graduate of an accredited program in Occupational Therapy (OT) and are a member in good standing of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
  • 1-2 years of hospital experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Recent experience in managing patients in acute/rehab or community-based rehabilitation programs is required.
  • Reliable, flexible, creative, self-directed professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively with therapy assistants as well as with a high-performance interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.
  • Sound knowledge of community resources is an asset.
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • A positive work and attendance record is an essential.
  • Ability to adapt to new computer applications.
  • Current VSC and updated immunization record.
  • Must be available weekends (Sundays for shifts 8-4pm or 9-1245pm)

This role will being late 2020 or early 2021

About SE Health

SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors’ lifestyle and family caregiving. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.   In 2019 we were honoured to be rec ognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers. 

Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at  hresources@saintelizabeth.com at your earliest convenience.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

 





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