Occupational Therapist

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 80604
Job: Health Professional/Assistant
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: REHAB
Status: Temporary Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: Non Union Employees
Minimum Salary: 35.6500 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 45.7000
Post Date: Feb 18, 2020, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Feb 25, 2020, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Integrated Stroke Program is comprised of 24 beds on 7 South at the General, 28 beds at the Regional Rehabilitation Centre and specialized longer term rehabilitation beds at St. Peter's Hospital. This position will be covering beds at the General Site and Regional Rehab Centre. Staff will have experience with skills in the treatment of stroke patients in both the acute and rehabilitation phases of the care continuum. The unique model provides opportunities for enhanced continuity of patient care through the clustering of stroke patients into specialized units with a dynamic and strong interdisciplinary team.

Position Summary

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the provision of assessments, treatment interventions, program planning and implementation and discharge planning for patients admitted to the unit and discharged to any one member of appropriate resources as indicated.

Schedule Work Hours

Monday to Friday; days

This position is temporary until June 2021.


1. Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
2. Graduate of an approved School of Occupational Therapy
3. Recent experience (within the last 2 years) in the rehabilitation care of patients with neurological impairments as well as care of the elderly patient
4. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
5. Demonstrated ability to work with and to supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants
6. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
7. ADP authorizer preferred
8. Basic knowledge and understanding of manual wheelchair seating and splinting preferred

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement