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Occupational Therapist, Job Offer in Ottawa, Ontario

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Job Summary:

  • The goal of Carefor’s Allied Health team is to enhance client outcomes through the effective use of therapy services in community-based care, particularly in their home.
  • As part of an interdisciplinary health care team, you will conduct client assessments and develop interventions to assist clients in developing skills, restoring functions and independence, maintain abilities, and promoting health and safety.
  • As a full-time employee, you will enjoy a flexible, 75-hour bi-weekly, schedule at a competitive salary. Carefor offers its full-time employees a company paid benefits plan, as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete assessments of the client/caregiver and their environment
  • Develop care plans with clients and caregivers
  • Document care plans and client care activities Utilize best practices to achieve client-centered outcomes
  • Utilize proactive preventative measures, early intervention, client/caregiver education and self-management support, to facilitate client independence, community integration and aging at home
  • Play an integral role in promoting client independence and facilitating the safe provision of care in the home
  • Refer clients to appropriate community resources and programs as well other disciplines as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapy of Ontario
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making and analysis
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, (G2 level) and use of a reliable vehicle
  • 2-5 years clinical practice experience preferred
  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Certification strongly preferred
  • Experience in community health is an asset
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is preferred
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