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Trillium Health Partners Occupational Therapist - Insight Health Solutions in Canada

Position: Occupational Therapist

File #: 2022-25029

Status: Temporary Full Time (12 months)

Dept./Health Program: Insight Health Solutions

Hours of Work/Shifts: Monday to Saturday; 7.5 hour shifts between 8am and 8pm

Site: Queensway Health Centre

Posted: January 11, 2022

Internal Deadline: January 25, 2022

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, along with several satellite locations, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

To learn more about Trillium Health Partners, please visit www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

If you are passionate about your career, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Insight Health Solutions (IHS) is a provider of third party health services to a variety of sectors. Embedded within the entrepreneurial program THP Solutions, IHS works closely with our internal stakeholders to deliver high quality, expedited assessment, treatment and diagnostic services.

Position Overview:

The Occupational Therapist (OT) is an integral member of the interdisciplinary assessment and treatment team at Insight Health Solutions (IHS). The OT will play a key role in the triaging, assessment and treatment of individuals referred to IHS from insurers and employers. They will work along with the psychiatrists, psychologists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists and social workers to determine what the client needs clinically to make a full functional recovery – and liaise with external community healthcare providers and insurers to ensure a safe transition from our program to the community.

The OT will work closely with clients, customers and other front-line clinicians of other disciplines to deliver a high quality, evidence-based program that focuses on returning clients to function and reducing impairment and disability – all in an innovative environment.

What you’ll do each day:

  • Participate in interdisciplinary assessments to identify impairment and make treatment and RTW recommendations.

  • Provide 1:1 and group treatment as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary rounds to discuss challenge cases and identify solutions.

  • Provide in-depth clinical reports that assist with case management.

  • Work with external groups including insurers and employers.

Educational Requirements:

  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario required.

  • Provides Occupational Therapy services in keeping with the College guidelines and Essential Competencies, for clients with deficits in areas of occupational performance.

  • Membership with Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists preferred.

  • Minimum three years of clinical experience working with adults with commonly seen psychological disorders e.g., Depression, Anxiety and PTSD.

Qualifications:

  • Solid mental health experience.

  • Knowledge and experience with various treatment models are required.

  • Experience working effectively within an inter-professional collaboration model.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven ability to effectively interact with clients and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to be flexible and willingness to provide a variety of tasks as required for the smooth functioning of the program.

  • Comfort balancing the needs of multiple “customers” and stakeholders whose opinions at times can be divergent and navigating successful outcomes that are evidence informed.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and adapts to change and variety on the job (e.g., effectively perform job during unexpected situations or changing conditions).

  • Must possess excellent organizational, time management and critical thinking skills.

  • Experience providing services with a strong quality improvement focus to third party payers including preferred.

  • Participates in continuous quality improvement and evaluation.

  • Contributes to the overall vision/mandate of the Program.

  • Supervision of students as required.

Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Trillium Health Partners is recognized under the French Language Services Act.

Job Type (EN): Temporary Full-Time

Unionized: Non-Union

External Company URL: www.thp.ca

Post End Date: 1/25/2022

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