New Job Occupational Therapist In Yukon

Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $80,913–$93,848 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.

For more information on the hiring preference, visit here .

This posting is being used to fill the following positions:

Long Term Care – 1 Permanent fulltime (75 hours)

Community Care – 1 perm part time (67.5 hours), 1 Term part time (67.5) until November 2024

Community Care Occupational Therapists may provide services to homecare clients through the Yukon Homecare Program. LTC Occupational Therapists provide services to residents through our Long-Term Care Homes.

Your role

We are looking for three dynamic individuals 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 involves providing training to Continuing Care staff.

Who we are

The 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 Long Term Care OT positions, please contact Julia Wilson, Supervisor, Rec Therapy Services, via email, at [email protected]

For more information about Community Care OT positions, please contact Leah Ryckman, Interdisciplinary Team Supervisor, at [email protected]

For information about our generous benefit package or about applying to a Health and Social Services competition, please contact Erica Couch, Human Resource 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 that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Bachelor’s 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 Nations culture

Additional Information

RELOCATION Assistance will be offered as per the Relocation directive.

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.

To learn more about what the Yukon has to offer, check out these links:

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How to Apply

To apply for the position of Occupational Therapist, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: here.

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Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
9 May 2023
Close Date
9 June 2023