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North East Local Health Integration Network

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is dedicated to leading a high quality integrated health system for people living in Northeastern Ontario. The NE LHIN plans, funds and works to integrate health services across the region.  The NE LHIN is also responsible for the delivery of quality home and community care services for people who call Northeastern Ontario home.  As a health system manager, we need ambitious, creative people who are motivated to make a difference in their community, prepared to challenge the status quo and ready to use their diverse skills to strengthen the system of care for Northerners. We're looking for the right people with the right skills to achieve our strategic priorities and vision of providing quality health care when Northerners need it.



Position:  Occupational Therapist, Temporary, Full-Time (#100-17)

Region:  Manitoulin/Sudbury

Description:  

JOB POSTING #100-17

 

POSTING DATE: August 24, 2017

 

 

JOB TITLE:                                     Occupational Therapist – Temporary, Full-Time

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT:              In-Home (SUD IH OT-011)

BARGAINING AGENT:                OPSEU

LOCATION:                                    Sudbury Office

EFFECTIVE DATE:                       September 11, 2017 to September 21, 2018

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the provision of occupational therapy services to NE LHIN patients in order to maximize the patient’s function, independence, and safety in their respective environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Occupational Therapist in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario;
  • In-depth knowledge of occupational therapy services and other community resources;
  • Good understanding of the roles of health care professionals;
  • Relevant occupational therapy experience in a community/health care environment;
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of occupational therapy tools, processes, equipment, and assistive technology;
  • Knowledge of funding agencies related to the occupational therapy recommendations;
  • Practical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. regarding the provision of health care services, privacy, health and safety, etc.);
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and professional guidelines set forth by COTO;
  • Ability to prioritize professional duties, manage multiple patients, and efficiently organize workload; 
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work with diverse patient groups, case managers, family members/caregivers/Substitute Decision Makers, health care professionals, community organizations and service providers;
  • Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to communicate information effectively through a variety of means including reports, letters, meetings, and presentations;
  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel); 
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English and French is essential.


Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Temporary, Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, September 29, 2017

How to Apply:  

Occupational Therapists may qualify for a Rehabilitation Professionals Incentive Grant of $5,000 per year for three years which is paid by the Underserviced Area Program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

The NE LHIN is an equal opportunity employer.  Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

nelhinemployment@lhins.on.ca

Applications received after the date noted above may be considered unless seniority is the determining factor in selecting the successful candidate.

Please refer to posting number 100-17 when applying.



Location:  Sudbury

Profession Type:  Occupational Therapists

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