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Occupational Therapist

Requisition ID: 322353 

Position Number: 21000342

Posting End Date: December 8, 2022

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: 228 Maryland St

Department / Unit: Neurodevelopmental Services 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: SH MGEU-158

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 1950 

Salary: $34.448, $35.480, $36.546, $37.641, $38.771, $39.931

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Neurodevelopmental Services works in partnership with several community agencies to provide psychiatric assessments and consultation for children and adolescents with complex multi-diagnostic issues. This Occupational Therapist position works within an interdisciplinary team and provides range of interventions. The clients in the service will range in age from 5 – 19 years and have a primary presentation of Autism, Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, Anxiety, Intellectual disability and have a broad range of behavioral, emotional and mental health concerns that impact on their home, school and community environments.  Services are delivered using a family centered approach in both a clinic and community-based setting. The Occupational Therapist will provide primarily family-focused treatment services to clients and their families in the Neurodevelopmental - Autism Service at MATC in a community-based setting. 

Job Duties:

  • Providing occupational therapy assessments and recommendations.
  • Establishing occupational therapy treatment plans.
  • Planning, facilitating, and providing follow-up within the group therapy program.
  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating client treatment plans.
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team.

Experience

  • Group therapy experience with children and adolescents is an asset.
  • Up to two years related experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Occupational Therapy degree.
  • Training and demonstrated skill in several clinical modalities required.
  • Training in CBT and DBT desirable.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Eligible for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba and eligible for membership in C.A.O.T.  Staff not licensed/registered with a legislated professional body must be registered/certified with an appropriate Association.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of ecological systems theory, culturally competent practice, community-based mental health service delivery and the bio-psychosocial approach to mental health are desirable.
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development, and mental health issues in childhood and adolescence with an emphasis on Tourette’s, ADHD, ASD, Intellectual Disability and Anxiety.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be familiar with current behavioural strategies and interventions.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

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 in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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