New Job Occupational Therapist In Yukon

Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $80,913–$93,848 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting is to fill 2 (TWO) Permanent positions as well as 1 (ONE) 10 month Term: 1 (one) Full time position with Home Care (Community Care) and 1 (ONE) Fulltime with Long Term Care (CRP). 10 month term is with Home Care (Community Care).

This competition will also be used to fill other vacancies Permanent full time, part-time and Term Positions. Community Care Occupational therapists may provide services to homecare clients through the Yukon Homecare Program or to Long term care residents through one of our Long Term Care Homes.

Your role

We are looking for a dynamic individual to provide clinical care services for residents/clients (Long Term care or Home Care) with physical, cognitive, social and/or emotional impairments.

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing direct care and consultations to enhance, maintain, improve, or restore the ability to participate in meaningful self-care, leisure, and productive activities. The Occupational Therapist plans, directs, delivers, and evaluates services through direct assessment, interventions, consultations, and assignment of task components to Rehabilitation Assistants. This position also provides training to Continuing Care staff.

Who we are

Yukon’s Department of Health and Social Services aims to promote, protect, and enhance the well-being of Yukon people through a continuum of quality, accessible, and appropriate health and social services.

Continuing Care’s philosophy is “Every action and decision performed by this position is founded on respect for the residents, for the promotion of their dignity, individual freedom, choice and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.”

For more information about this position, please contact: Steve Fecteau, Senior Manager via email: [email protected]

For information about our generous benefit package or about applying on a Health and Social Services competition, please contact: Kimberly Ponsioen, Human Resources Consultant at [email protected]

Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment
Link to create your account to apply: here

Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience as an Occupational Therapist providing assessments and treatments in a community environment and a long term care setting is an asset
  • Experience supervising support staff is an asset

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have, and may be assessed on:

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate individual and group programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, conflict management and communication skills
  • Ability to supervise and provide leadership for support staff
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to manage a diverse caseload.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with an emphasis on Yukon First Nation’s culture

Additional Information:

RELOCATION Assistance may be offered

Conditions of Employment: Current registration with a Canadian Occupational Therapy regulatory body, valid Class 5 driver’s licence, WHMIS 2015, RCMP security clearance with Vulnerable Sector, CPR level C (issued within the last 6 months), and TB screening

Job Requirements: Travel within the territory.

Learn more about us!

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

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Eligibility List
6 months
Post Date
15 February 2023
Close Date
15 March 2023