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Quinte Health Care

Quinte Health Care (QHC), located in south/central Ontario, is an integrated system of hospitals working with our partners to provide exceptional care. Our four hospitals: Belleville General Hospital, Trenton Memorial Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and North Hastings Hospital, offer high-quality, comprehensive health services to nearly 200,000 people throughout the region.

With fantastic restaurants, a thriving arts and culture scene, and more than 40 wineries, the Quinte region is an excellent place to live. The array of parks, picturesque beaches, golf courses, and waterfront trails, provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure. This dynamic, growing community offers affordable housing in both urban and rural settings and is an easy commute to larger centres such as Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal. Visit www.bayofquinte.ca to learn more about the region.

QHC’s vision is to provide exceptional and compassionate care and to be valued by our communities and inspired by the people we serve. We strive to enhance the quality and safety of care, create an exceptional safety experience, provide effective care transitions, and be an exceptional workplace.


Position:  Occupational Therapist (Adult)

Region:  Hastings

Description:  

REQUIRED:
  • Current Certificate of Registration in good standing, or eligible for registration from the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario within 6 months of hire.
  • Minimum of 200 hours working in direct OT patient care situations with neurological and/or orthopaedic conditions within the last 12 months (may include student placement hours).
  • Evidence of continuing professional development. (please list most recent 3 on application)
  • Capable of coping with a physically demanding workload. (Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) available to review)

DUTIES:
  • Assess the suitability of the referred patient to benefit from occupational therapy.
  • Complete assessments, and implement treatment plans for adults, relative to the scope of practice of Occupational Therapy, within acute care and/or rehabilitation environments.
  • Work as part of a larger interdisciplinary team.
  • Complete prescriptions of therapeutic equipment, minor environmental adaptations and seating/mobility needs, as appropriate
  • Review and communicate plans and goals of occupational therapy activities with client, caregivers and other team members.
  • Maintains appropriate written records of assessment, treatment plan, progress and discharge as per guidelines of QHC.
  • Keeps physicians informed of patients’ progress by way of written reports/face to face communication
  • Provide consultation services to caregivers and external agency staff related to OT programming.
  • Monitors program and discharges clients as appropriate.
  • Maintains required workload statistics
  • Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives at QHC as required.
  • Participates in staff meetings, case conferences and continuous quality improvement activities and projects as required.
  • Attends conferences, courses and in-services to upgrade knowledge and technical expertise.
  • Must be able to accept direction and work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and work closely with patients and hospital staff.
  • Able to work in a high stress and fast paced work environment.
  • Able to work independently while maintaining an efficient & effective practice.
  • Able to work weekdays and weekends between Belleville, Trenton and Picton hospital locations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.


Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Permanent Casual

Deadline for Application:  Friday, July 28, 2017

How to Apply:  

Interested candidates, please submit your resume to: Quinte Health Care – Human Resources 265 Dundas St. East, Belleville, ON K8N 5A9

Please quote “CAS OT position” in your subject line along with your name
E:mail careers@qhc.on.ca Fax: 613-969-1451 Website: www.qhc.on.ca E-mail applications are preferred.

Quinte Health Care is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all interested candidates for their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Location:  Multi Site

Profession Type:  Occupational Therapists

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