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New Job Clinical Occupational Therapist Ii In Newfoundland And Labrador

Clinical Occupational Therapist II
Clinical Occupational Therapist II

Clinical Occupational Therapist II

Company : Eastern Health
Salary : $40.23–$47.44 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Placentia Health Centre

Long Term Care

Temporary, Full-Time (until August 30, 2023. with the possibility of extension)
Hours:
75 hours bi-weekly (8-hour days)
Salary:
CG-43 ($40.23 - $47.44 per hour)
Competition Number:
2022004535
Posted Date:
July 21, 2022
Closing Date:
July 28, 2022

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary

The Occupational Therapy II position is based in Placentia and provides evidence-informed occupational therapy services to clients in acute care setting, residents in long term care and clients living in the community throughout the Placentia region.

This is a challenging position, which requires an individual to practice independently and be an integral member of an interprofessional team. The Occupational Therapist II applies clinical knowledge and skills to plan, implement, co-ordinate, evaluate and oversee occupational therapy services. Work includes client management, input into program and policy development, project development, quality initiatives, planning and evaluation activities of the clinical service and the profession, participating in evidence-based practice, education and community capacity building. The Clinical OT II provides clinical supervision and mentoring to other occupational therapy professional and support personnel.
The Occupational Therapist II will utilize their knowledge of the physical, cognitive, social and emotional components of the person, care of self tasks and environment, to provide assessments and interventions appropriate for successful participation for both the client and caregiver. Virtual services will also be provided as necessary and appropriate.

The Occupational Therapist II will be responsible to precept Occupational Therapy students and offer other clinical education experience to students within Eastern Health.

The position reports to the Regional Allied Health manager and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Occupational Therapy for integrity and professional practice issues

Job Demands

By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):

  • Regularly stands and walks when performing clinic activities and may drive to and from sites/homes within the region.
  • Regularly sits to perform administrative functions, observe or counsel clients. May also work in awkward or cramped positions at times.
  • Fine/finger precision work is required when working on the computer or using tools to adjust or repair equipment.
  • Hand tools are used to make adjustments on equipment and may require rapid physical movement and reflexes, as well as controlled movement. Gross motor skills and the use of heavy equipment are required when working with clients in performing therapeutic activities, or to move equipment.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate of a school or program of occupational therapy recognized by the board.
  • Current licensure with the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Therapy Board.
  • A minimum of three years of experience within the last five working as a Clinical Occupational Therapist in adult physical medicine is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, with interprofessional team members, patients/residents/clients and their families in a one-to-one and group environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written communication skills required for client documentation, report writing and professional communications
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively translate and communicate knowledge in the specialized area of occupational therapy practice to others.
  • Proven supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and train Clinical Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Support Workers and students.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as a member of an interprofessional team.
  • Proven ability to assume professional responsibility for safe, ethical and effective practice.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple practice settings.
  • A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment. Coverage for kilometers will be provided based on the collective agreement.
  • A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: [email protected] Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.