The Occupational Therapist is an active member of the Regional Support Associates team providing supports for individuals (18yrs and older) with an intellectual disability. The Occupational Therapist will assess and plan, administer and evaluate treatments in accordance with the client’s needs.
The Occupational Therapist will be responsible for direct reporting to a Clinical Supervisor.
The successful candidate will possess:
Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy (M.Sc.OT or Equivalent) Registered and in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario Assistive Devices Authorizer would be an asset. Knowledge of the needs and best practice service standards for persons with developmental disabilities. Strong skills in the areas of verbal and written communication with the ability to adjust their style to ensure comprehension of collaborative working relationships are maintained, through support and sensitivity. Comfort working in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment with expectations of program deadlines and service targets through demonstrated excellence in computer skills, time management and organizational skills The abilities to succeed both independently and collaboratively with internal and external professionals as required. Experience in conducting workshops and training programs. A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2 standing, and access to a reliable automobile for extensive travel throughout Southwestern Ontario. Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset. A willingness to learn more about this rewarding, exciting and unique field.
Hours of work: 37.5 Hours Weekly (flexibility in schedule to include evenings and weekends as required).
Located in the heart of Oxford County and serving more than 110,000 people, Woodstock Hospital is committed to promoting compassionate and respectful patient care. Join the team at our new state-of-the-art 178 bed hospital. We are a smoke-free and fragrance-free facility. Woodstock Hospital is also dedicated to sustaining a supportive environment and providing employment equity by meeting the accessibility needs of people with disabilities. Woodstock Hospital and its employees are committed to participating and complying with the by-laws and guidelines of the standards developed under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).
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