#407-18 Occupational Therapist, Community Stroke Team, Temporary Part-time, Stratford

Stratford, ON

POSTING DATE: November 1, 2018                                                                   POSTING # 407-18(OPSEU)
EXPIRY DATE: November 8, 2018

                                                           HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                          NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Community Stroke Team
Temporary Part-time

POSITION SUMMARY:
Using the principles of person-centered care, the occupational therapist is responsible for providing
services to referred stroke clients in a variety of settings, with a focus on cognition, perception,
community integration and attaining optimal recovery in the areas of self-care, productivity and
leisure. As well, the occupational therapist will ensure optimal independence and safety in the
home and return to or development of new activities and roles that are important to the client. They
will also provide client-specific consultation and education/training/in-services related to stroke
rehabilitation for service providers, caregivers and families.

REPORTS TO:        Manager, District Stroke Centre

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

SALARY:                    $33.01 to $45.76 per hour


QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
- Degree in Occupational Therapy from a Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists’ (CAOT) accredited university programme.
- Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO).
- Eligibility for membership in the CAOT.

Experience:
- Clinical expertise and experience in stroke rehabilitation and demonstrated knowledge of current stroke rehabilitation best practices
- Experience in both hospital and community service delivery is an asset

Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to practice effectively in an inter-professional collaborative environment
- Sound understanding of the role of a variety of rehabilitation professionals in the provision of stroke rehabilitation
- Working knowledge of and experience with theories and principles guiding adult learning and patient self-management approaches
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, problem solving and innovation skills
- Proven flexibility and a high level of initiative
- Evidence of continued professional growth and/or professional development
- Appreciation of resource utilization
- ADP certification preferred
- Computer skills, particularly Meditech, MS Office, and/or other software
- Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification


Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca


Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.

 

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