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Registered Occupational Therapist

CBI Health Group

This is a Part-time position in Hamilton, ON posted July 14, 2019.

Registered Occupational Therapist – Hand and Upper Extremity 

 

If you’re an enthusiastic OT professional who is eager to make a difference while achieving personal and professional growth, CBI Health Group has an exceptional opportunity for you to meet these goals, supported by one of the largest healthcare networks in Canada.

As an Occupational Therapist within our outpatient network, you will be part of assisting with recovery, return to function and return to work . You are a self-starter who enjoys working both independently and as part of a team, and you have the proven ability to deliver excellence in client outcomes.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

As an Occupational Therapist, you will:

  • Conduct standardized and physical and functional hand assessments and document these abilities in written reports
  • Work closely with physician specialists (e.g. Plastic Orthopaedic Surgeon’s) and other allied health providers to create collaborative treatment plans addressing functional and medical issues
  • Understand the rehabilitation model, and have the ability to create treatment plans to address physical as it relates to return to work
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver excellent client outcomes
  • Work closely with the team and other resources to develop new programs to meet identified client needs
  • Network with internal and external stakeholders to promote new and existing programs
  • Perform regular, timely charting, reporting and communication
  • Record workload measurement data
  • Attend staff meetings and case conference meetings, as required
  • Provide professional services to other CBI facilities or departments, as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To take on the role of Occupational Therapist, you must:

  • Be passionate about your profession and committed to ongoing professional development
  • Bring at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Be registered as a member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Be dedicated to providing the highest quality of client care
  • Bring strong clinical skills in one or more of the following: complex orthopaedic injury, vocational rehabilitation
  • Have strong skills in critical thinking, decision-making and analysis
  • Have experience in the private sector (asset)
  • Have excellent time management and organizational skills and be able to work independently
  • Knowledge of interdisciplinary care, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, kinesiology and psychotherapy
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be empathetic with an effective ability to build rapport with patients
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Hold a valid driver’s licence and have access to a reliable vehicle.  Travel will be required for this role.
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and to facilitate our clients’ needs by exceeding their goals.
  • Be a member of the Canadian Society of Hand Therapists.

 

About CBI Health Group:

CBI Health Group is Canada’s largest provider of integrated community healthcare. For over 40 years, we have remained totally committed to improving the health and enriching the lives of Canadians.

What sets us apart is our ability to work as a unified network dedicated to the ongoing learning that allows us to foster best practices, improve access to care and create better results for our patients. We organize our teams and services to ensure the right professionals and caregivers provide the right service, at the right time, in the right place.

In over 250 facilities, our services are provided by a dedicated team of more than 11,000 administrators, support staff and caregivers that include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians and behaviour therapists.

The CBI group of companies includes CBI Health Centres, CBI Home Health, We Care Home Health Services, Monarch House, CBI Workplace Solutions, and CBI Assessment Services. Our expanding transitional and residential community care network now numbers more than 60 homes nationwide.

At CBI, our people really care and believe that by working together, we can aim higher and make great things happen every day.               

Facebook: facebook.com/cbihealthgroup | Twitter: twitter.com/cbihealthgroup | www.cbi.ca

CBI Health Group is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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