Occupational Therapist 1 (OT01)

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Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: SHCP

ZONE: Zone 1 - Beauséjour

FACILITY: Community Mental Health Centre - Richibucto and Shediac Satellite Office

DEPARTMENT: Adult Services

CLASSIFICATION: Occupational Therapist 1 (OT01)

STATUS; Temporary full-time (approximately 1 year)

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: January 2021

HOURS OF WORK:

8 hour shifts - days with possibility on evening

Work schedule subject to change to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the manager, the incumbent will perform clinical work in the field of occupational therapy. The clinical work involves the detection, assessment, interpretation, education, consultation, collaboration, rehabilitation and prevention of disorders limiting clients' ability to perform activities of daily living and reach their full desired potential. Work may involve active participation in interdisciplinary teams for consultation, continuous assessment and care coordination. The incumbent will provide clinical supervision over delegated functions (duties and activities) and will provide advice, training and orientation to other staff members, occupational therapy students and other health professionals .

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Member in good standing of the New Brunswick Association of Occupational Therapists and eligibility to become a member of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists;
  • Experience in mental health or in addiction services would be an asset;
  • Certification in prevention and management of suicidal behaviours and in non-violent crisis intervention (CPI) or willingness to obtain it as per set time frame;
  • Good knowledge of computer tools;
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Sound clinical judgment and decision-making skills;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to set priorities;
  • Group facilitation skills and ability to deliver training sessions;
  • Good creativity and innovation skills;
  • Valid driver's licence;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned work;
  • Good work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethical principles, the Network's management philosophy, and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality set by Vitalité Health Network .

Written and spoken competence in French and spoken competence in English are required .

NOTE:

  • The position will require travel within the zone based on client and operational needs while making maximum use of community services to maintain clients in the community wherever possible. The incumbent must provide their own transportation.
    • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
    • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
    • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
    • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.

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