Dept. /Program: Provincial Forensic Programs Rate of Pay: $42.06 - $47.70 per hour
Employment Type: Full Time Employee Group: OPSEU
Work Schedule: 37.50 hours weekly as per schedule Posting Date: June 27, 2019
Posting Type: Open Number: 2
The high secure Provincial Forensics Division is currently seeking two full time Occupational Therapists. The purpose of the position is to plan, implement, evaluate and monitor Occupational Therapy (O.T.) services for an assigned caseload of patients as a member of an inter-professional team and to provide training, educational and consultative services to staff, students, community and educational institutions.
Assessing the level of functional independence and occupational performance issues of patients
Collaborating with patients and their families to determine appropriate treatment goals and objectives, as well as contributing to collaborative treatment plans, utilizing Occupational Therapy best practice initiatives.
Implementing Occupational Therapy interventions on an individual basis and/or in group settings including modification and/or termination of treatment plans when appropriate
Documenting assessment results, evaluations, patient progress, clinical summaries, etc. according to College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) and Waypoint standards
Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario in good standing
Preference for recent and related experience working as an Occupational Therapist
Preference for recent and related experience in mental health setting
Preference for experience with forensic patient population
Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Therapy theory, best practices, principles and treatment techniques for clients with serious mental illness and a developmental delay
Proven success with essential competencies of Occupational Therapy practice
ADP Authorizer considered an asset
Proficiency in computer software including Microsoft Office Suite
Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results
Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal and organizational skills
Proven written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to adapt readily to change
Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude
Preference for proficiency in French/English language skills
How do I apply?
Waypoint employees apply through the Employee Self-Service portal at https://employees.waypointcentre.ca and external applicants apply to www.waypointcentre.ca/careers quoting Job ID WC19-138/WC19-157. Please Note: This posting will remain open until filled.Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued and respected. Waypoint offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.
All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, due to high volumes only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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