Nov 24, 2022

Occupational Therapist - Temporary Full-Time

  • Halton Healthcare
  • Oakville, ON, Canada
Full time Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Posting #: 2022-905435


Position: Occupational Therapist


Department: Rehab Services


Status: Temporary Full-time ~13 months (October 2023)


Hours: Monday - Sunday - 7.5 hour day shifts (Hours are subject to change based on operational needs)


Site: Oakville - May be required to work at other Halton Healthcare sites as needed


Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers.  We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

At Halton Healthcare you will thrive in a healthcare culture and environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging with ‘exemplary patient care, always’ at the heart of everything we do.

We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve.

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative center of excellence in community hospital care.


This is what you'll be doing:         


The therapist will work in collaboration with a physiotherapist, occupational therapy assistant/physiotherapy assistant and a multidisciplinary team, in acute medical programs. The therapist will assess and treat neurological patients and progress them through their care plan.


This is what you'll need to do it:


Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Member of the Canadian Occupational Therapy Association or Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists preferred
  • Experience working with neurological conditions required
  • Cognitive/perceptual assessment and treatment skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience working with patients in an acute inpatient setting
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience working in an inpatient Geriatrics and acute medical setting
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in cognitive assessments and cognitive remediation/compensatory strategies
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of outcome measures
  • Must be flexible and demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with all team members
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities with proven time management skills
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required 

Date Posted: August 30, 2022

Internal applications due by: September 6, 2022

Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy.  All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products.  We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

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