If you’re an enthusiastic OT professional who is eager to make a difference while achieving personal and professional growth, CBI Health Group has an exceptional opportunity for you!
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who has strong interest the areas of occupational rehabilitation, injury management, pain, chronic disease and mental health. This opportunity is well suited to candidates seeking to work in collaboration with other professionals; Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Vocational Specialists and Physicians. As part of the interdisciplinary team, the Occupational Therapist will participate in assessment and treatment for individuals with injury, pain and cognitive dysfunction secondary to another medical condition to help address managing work place stress/barriers and motivation.
We are seeking a self-starter with a proven ability to deliver excellence in client outcomes and quality of life for patients. The caseload consists of clients with complex physical and psychological injury, including persistent pain, psychological trauma, mental health, or vocational rehabilitation. Clients are referred for services in Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. This role is based in Lethbridge and requires 1-2 days per week working out of Medicine Hat location.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package as well as education assistance and an ongoing learning and mentorship plan. Come join us in a culture that celebrates excellence, collaboration, innovation and fun!
PRIMARY DUTIES As an Occupational Therapist, you will:
Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent client outcomes
Provide assessment and treatment to a wide variety of clients with varying needs, including those with chronic and/or mental health conditions
Provide impartial home, job, and safety/attendant care assessments, functional ability evaluations, insurer examinations, ergonomic assessments, client education, and job coaching
Coordinate the return to work process with all stakeholders in a timely way, ensuring a smooth transition into the workplace
Work closely with the team to develop new programs and services to meet client needs
Network with internal and external stakeholders to promote new and existing programs
Perform regular, timely charting, reporting and communication
Record workload measurement data
Attend staff meetings and case conference meetings, as required
Provide professional services to other CBI facilities or departments, as required
Registration with Provincial College (New grads may be considered)
To take on the role of Occupational Therapist, you must:
Be passionate about your career and committed to ongoing professional development
Be registered as a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Alberta (those with provisional registration will be considered and are welcome to apply)
Thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
Be dedicated to providing the highest quality of client care
Bring strong clinical skills in one or more of the following: complex orthopaedic injury, mental Health, or vocational rehabilitation
Have strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making and analysis
Have experience in the private sector, particularly with auto sector legislation
Have excellent time management and organizational skills and be able to work independently
Be comfortable working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
Have excellent oral and written communication skills
Be empathetic with an effective ability to build rapport with patients
Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
Hold a valid driver’s licence and have access to a reliable vehicle
Responsibilities could include:
Work site visits
On-site job coaching
Return to work/daily living facilitation
Progressive Exposure Therapy and CBT
Functional capacity evaluations
Cognitive rehabilitation for mental health/cancer
Integration of clientele into community
About CBI Group:
For over 40 years, CBI has been working every day to improve the health and enrich the lives of Canadians.
As Canada’s largest provider of community healthcare services, CBI is made up of over 13,000 physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians, behavioural therapists, administrators, and professionals.
CBI is set apart by the unique ability to work as an integrated network to foster ongoing learning, enhance best practices, improve access to care for all Canadians and achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients. With a talented, interdisciplinary team of caregivers and professionals, CBI provides the right services, in the right place, at the right time.
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