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Occupational Therapist

Requisition ID: 76182 

Position Number: 20021022

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Concordia Hospital

Department / Unit: Occupational Therapy 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: Exempt-OT

Anticipated Start Date: 05/19/2020

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 8 hours

Annual Base Hours: 1950

*Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications

 

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

The Occupational Therapist collaborates with clients through assessment, interventions, follow-up, planning and designing of services to meet occupational performance goals, support healthy lifestyles, prevent illness and disability and promote health.  Quality client care is supported through continuing professional development, research, quality improvement and promotion of occupational therapy.

Experience
  • Recent and relevant clinical experience preferred.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Entry-to-practice academic credential in Occupational Therapy from an accredited Canadian university program or the approved equivalent if internationally educated as determined by the College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba (COTM).
  • Successful completion of relevant continuing professional education in designated clinical area preferred.
Certification/Licensure/Registration
  • Registration is required with the College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba (COTM) with the incumbent’s name entered in the practicing register or in the provisional register as an examination candidate.  Where the incumbent is provisionally registered as an examination candidate, to maintain employment with the Centre, he/she must pass the examination required by COTM during the next available exam offering to maintain employment with the Centre.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the WRHA policy.
  • Membership in the Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists (MSOT) and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) preferred.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines.
  • Demonstrated professional judgment and initiative.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking, clinical reasoning, conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of evidence based practice.
  • Ability to perform both independently and as a team member.
  • Knowledge of the physiological, social, cultural and economic aspects of patient care.
  • Ability to organize and complete assignments with a minimum of supervision.
  • Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practice in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare knowledge.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be in good physical and mental health.
  • Must demonstrate adequate strength, agility, motor coordination and dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques and manipulation of therapeutic activities as necessary.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.
  • May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
  • May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.