Wednesday , September 27 2023

UHN Jobs – Occupational Therapist

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

We are seeking an OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST with knowledge, skills and abilities in mental health and MSK. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary team primarily within these specialty programs, although they may be required to support other clinical work as necessary. The successful candidate should have strong clinical skills, and experience in treating acute and chronic conditions. Experience with work related injuries, chronic pain, activity based rehabilitation, work simulation, and return to work planning preferred. An approach including both physical and psychosocial interventions is essential. The successful candidate must be able to work within a multidisciplinary team including other Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Kinesiologists, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, as well as Physician and Psychologist consultants. Strong communication, teamwork and service excellence skills are important. We prefer candidates with at minimum two years of experience specific to this job.

Job Requirements:

  • Certificate of Registration with respective College
  • Ability to provide group education sessions and lead small group learning
  • Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, oral, and nonverbal communication skills
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Return to work planning skills preferred
  • Experience working with mental health programs preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
  • Two (2) years related experience in the treatment of clients/patients with work related injuries, MVA and/or experience in the third party health care system
  • University Degree in respective profession as required by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, ON, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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