Nov 24, 2022

Occupational Therapist - Outpatient Mental Health-Child & Adolescent Team

  • Halton Healthcare
  • Remote (Multi-site Halton Region)
Full time Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Posting #: 2022-907285

Non Union

Position: Occupational Therapist

Department: Outpatient Mental Health-Child & Adolescent Team

Status: Permanent Part Time (must provide availability of up to 0.8 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Friday - days and evenings, 8 hour shifts (hours subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Off site; North Halton

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:

To provide services for children, adolescents and transitional aged youth with a mental illness disorder. The clinician will provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan and employ a range of evidenced based therapies designed to improve outcomes for clients. This will include case conferences/consultations with treatment providers, including physicians, schools and other community organizations as deemed appropriate, to advocate on behalf of the client. You are responsible for maintaining current information on community resources and to maintain linkages with relevant social service and other agencies. You will be responsible for conducting/co-facilitating CBT, DBT groups for Children and Adolescents. You will provide both short and long term therapy and case management based on needs.

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
  • Minimum of 3- 5 years previous clinical experience in child and adolescent mental health with demonstrated knowledge, skill and ability in the holistic assessment, treatment and evaluation of clients required
  • Strong clinical skills - assessment, counseling, and discharge planning/community integration
  • Knowledge, skills, certification in CBT, DBT, EFFT
  • Must have a strong Family Therapist background
  • Knowledge and skills related to crisis intervention required
  • Demonstrated previous group experience with this population
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to document according to college standards
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently and be self-directed to think critically and problem solve effectively
  • Working knowledge of current best practices for addictions treatment
  • Demonstrated capacity to deliver culturally sensitive and appropriate patient care
  • Commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Knowledge of Halton Community Resources an asset
  • Excellent employment and attendance record
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills
  • Knowledge of DSM as it relates to the child and adolescent population
  • Previous experience with electronic documentation preferred

Date Reposted: October 13, 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 www.haltonhealthcare.com 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

Relocation assistance provided?

No

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