Occupational Therapist (Temporary Full Time), Occupational therapy

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-33894 External
BARGAINING UNIT: SHCP
ZONE: Fredericton
DEPARTMENT: Occupational therapy
FACILITY: Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Temporary Full Time
JOB TITLE: Occupational Therapist
CLASSIFICATION: Occupational Therapist 1 (OT01)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Days, TEMP: September 7, 2018 to September 13, 2019, Subject to change due to operational requirements.
SALARY: $32.8342 to $39.1679 per hour (Subject to employment status)

JOB PURPOSE:

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing assessment, consultation and clinical services to enable individuals to engage in occupations of life.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A University degree in a related field. 
  • Must be registered and a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Occupational Therapists and eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English required

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for:

  • Assessing, planning, and providing therapy to individuals and groups
  • Maintaining clinical records and documentation
  • Providing guidance and support to therapy assistants and other health care providers
  • Participating in interdisciplinary care planning
  • Preparing and presenting information and education sessions
  • Providing mentoring and support for students
  • Participating in developing, maintaining and evaluating policies and procedures
  • Participating in developing and sharing information related to clinical skill sets, best practices and clinical guidelines

COMPETENCIES:

Professional Competencies identified by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists:

  • Assumes Professional Responsibility
  • Demonstrates Practice Knowledge
  • Utilizes a Practice Process
  • Thinks Critically
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Engages in Professional Development
  • Manages the Practice Environment 

Competencies identified by Horizon Health Network:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Flexibility
  • Mentoring & Coaching
  • Patient/Client Focus
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by August 8, 2018.

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.

Please quote Competition # 2018-33894-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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