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Job Title:
Clinical Occupational Therapist II

Posted Date:
7/22/2020
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Restoritive Care

Job Description

Temporary Full-Time
Restorative Care, Notre Dame Bay memorial Health Centre, Twillingate


Definition of work:
This is an advanced professional level position involving a high degree of responsibility, autonomy and independence. The position involves planning, coordinating, and evaluating the community based occupational therapy program. The successful candidate will provide occupational therapy services as part of a multidisciplinary team with the goal of supporting individuals to live safely and effectively in the community. The successful candidate will perform short-term interventions such as equipment prescription, development of home programs, environmental modification, and client/caregiver education. These interventions enable clients to achieve the highest and safest level of occupational performance possible within their home environment to avoid hospitalization. The Occupational Therapist II will ensure person and family centered care that wraps available resources around the individual wherever the individual resides. The Occupational Therapist II will establish a preventative, integrated, person and family centered approach driven by individualized assessment of needs and client individual choice to promote aging in place. This position requires a good understanding of primary health care, as well as, the ability to develop and maintain strong linkages with internal and external partners.
The successful candidate will be committed to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.


Required qualifications:
* Graduate degree specializing in Occupational Therapy from an approved university.
* Certification with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy (CAOT).
* Licensure with the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Therapy Board (NLOTB).
* 2 years work experience in the field of occupational therapy.
* Experience and knowledge in areas of community, policy, and program development, as well as, program evaluation.
* Demonstrated research, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
* Willing to work a flexible work schedule.
* Daily use of a private vehicle for employment.
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Equity and Safety.
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Hours of Work: 75 hours bi-weekly (shift work may be required)
Salary: CG-43 ($39.44-$46.50)
Competition No.: P-2020000536-NDB
Closing Date: July 29, 2020

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.