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Occupational Therapist, Transitional Care

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Occupational Therapist, Transitional Care
Type de poste :
Perm P/T
Ville, province, pays :
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Professions de la santé connexes
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Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Position Summary

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

Hours of Work: 7 hours a day, 2.5 days/week. This position requires some travel between Groves Memorial Louis Marshall and Palmerston District hospital

What you'll be doing

• Functions as a clinical member of the interdisciplinary team in providing the appropriate treatment approaches to clients within the outpatient program.
• Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to provide both O.T. specific and generic case management roles to access community services, while integrating psychosocial principles and providing a strong client advocacy role.
• Provides specialized functional, cognitive and activities of daily living assessments and interventions, with co-ordination of support referrals – CCAC, housing, employment and school resources.
• Delivers interventions primarily in the community.
• Provides supervision and preceptorship for O.T. student placements.
• Delivers CQI reports and program evaluation activities

What we're looking for

• Graduate of a recognized Occupational Therapy Program.
• Member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, required.
• Experience working with persons in acute psychiatric distress and those living with severe and persistent mental illness is essential.
• Experience working in the community and working knowledge of Guelph and South Wellington community resources
• Demonstrated leadership and communication skills in interdisciplinary teams is essential.
• Ability to work collaboratively with consumers, families, hospitals, acute and emergency units, and community agencies within an integrated recovery-oriented and medical model approach.
• Knowledge of and experience working within a recovery framework and using psychosocial rehabilitation principles for service delivery.
• Knowledge of acute crisis services and crisis intervention skills.
• Knowledge of community vocational resources and return-to-work/school strategies preferred.
• Knowledge of addictions – substance use frameworks and psychotherapy approaches an asset.
• Experience in community development strategies an asset.
• Training in BLS required.
• Skill and competencies to quickly establish supportive, trusting relationships with the target population.
• Ability to develop new program components and evaluate programs to modify existing services in collaboration with team partners.
• Knowledge of current O.T. practice models and current skills with standardized and non- standardized assessment tools (COPM, AMPS, and kitchen assessments) related to the determination of occupational issues and functional performance.
• Treatment experience related to IADL issues, concurrent addictions strategies, motivational interviewing practice, and development of goal attainment strategies.
• Valid Ontario driver’s license and Business class insurance are required.
• Use of personal vehicle required.
• Transportation of clients within your personal vehicle is required.
• Evidence of good work and attendance record
• Demonstrated commitment to Homewood’s Core Competencies as listed below
• Commitment to working within Homewood’s Health & Safety Standards

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us

Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!

As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

L'opinion de notre équipe

Je travaille dans un milieu qui valorise le travail d'équipe. C'est cela qui me donne envie de revenir travailler chaque matin.

- Allison,Services de réintégration au travail

Je me sens bien appuyée et je sais que mon travail est apprécié à tous les niveaux de l'organisation.

- Tamaura,Centre de santé Homewood

Il est gratifiant de savoir que les services indispensables que nous offrons dans le cadre de notre travail font vraiment avancer les choses.

- Gabor,Services de maintien au travail